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Where: New York (United States). When: on 21-09-2011.
Written at 22-05-2012 by Anonymous
Labels - departure flight home
5927 Reads
I was starving when I woke up. McDonalds was my only choice because it was near the hotel. I don’t like fast food but I thought that it would be nice if I eat in McDonalds because it was my last day in the States. I liked the atmosphere there. I’ve seen lots of restaurants for fast food and I never thought that they had a good atmosphere but this one was different. I looked around and I fe...

The Trumpet Man

Where: Congress Ave 1512, TX 78704 Austin (United States). When: on 30-10-2009.
Written at 08-12-2010 by Mary Jane Watson
Labels - trumpet street musician austin texas cupcake inspiring stories short short inspiring stories motivational stories
18212 Reads
Kevin was a dark shadow on a street corner in South Congress a block away from an overcrowded costume shop. I felt the need to stop, sit a while amidst the chaos of Halloween night, and relax for once. There’s a magic about street musicians that binds us—we are lulled into their sounds, their voices, yet are too afraid to treat them as mere mortals. They are more mysterious, more mystif...

The day I fell in love with the Netherlands.

Where: 2001 Baxter Rd, 99504-3215 Alaska (United States). When: on 28-12-1972.
Written at 16-06-2011 by Kris Tengberg
Labels - lonely company friends friendship relax focus transcend transcendent music Nederlands Thijs van Leer Focus Focus 3 1972 spirit love true friends
22220 Reads
A pale winter morning greeted my uninterested eyes. Outside the tiny window, the sun was only pretending to care. The fire was out and the room was cold. Lonely for company and out of coffee, I went in search of both. This early, there were no rides coming down from the foothills, and it was an hour before I put my feet on the dirty black stripe that led into Anchorage. Snow ...

Have A Beer and a Good Time Even When You're Broke and Homeless in New York

Where: 8 Avenue & W 41 St , 10001 New York City (United States). When: on 11-10-2007.
Written at 11-12-2010 by Paul Madore
Labels - new york city fun nights adventure story site
17886 Reads
I didn't know what I was going to do. I was in terrible financial shape. My wallet was empty. I had even recently been robbed, but there had been money following that. I was just broke, now. I'd spent all my money getting to New York. Right off the China Town bus I'd taken from DC, I found some labor. A couple guys were hucking and breaking down these boxes. I offered to help them for whatever...