Archive for July, 2011

These street vendors are fascinating. Why? Because they adapt to wherever they are. From a marketing standpoint: They really know their audience! In Rome, you will find them selling handbags with the word “Rome” on it. In Marrakesh, they’ll sell you sunglasses and scarfs. In Washington, well, they offer ties. Some even say “Washington”!!!


Nights in Washington are different. I don’t know exactly why and how, but I don’t feel the same need as in Berlin to be outside. Why is it that restaurants are so loud that you can barely talk? Don’t they check on the acoustic at all? It seems that the louder, the hipper the place. […]