When Travel Writing Goes Wrong: “Edgy” Berlin Edition

22 Jan

“Wait, no. That’s not my city.” 

I can’t be the only person who thinks this when they happen across a travel article about their hometown. Whether it’s being recommended a “hip” restaurant 10 years too late, or reading ludicrously false advice on how to blend in, there’s something about travel writing that takes us into a parallel Narnia version of our own city, similar to what we know but somehow terribly, horribly wrong.

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