In this week's podcast we step out of our comfort zone and live the romanticized dream of a writer in Paris, offer kindness in the most unlikely of places, search for the spirit of tourist-choked Maine, and find a unique way to experience life in the Big Apple.
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* The quiet thrill of writing as a foreigner in Paris
* Please obey this simple rule for airplane seat reclining
* Maine is a waspy, cliche-ridden magnet for tourists — and it's also heaven
* The curious life of urban Christmas tree sellers
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