Traveling around, you can’t help but take your cultural baggage with you whether you like it or not. This can lead to strange, challenging but nearly always funny encounters – at least after you’ve recovered from the experience.
23 October 2022 It’s that time of year again: The leaf blowers are back. They
I thought my French was good enough to get me around southern France. But language
Language class is where you learn to speak a language, but just memorizing vocabulary and
I thought I had a foolproof way to remember my bike lock combination. But I
French culture impacted many countries' languages and cuisine - and even the front yard.
I walked into Italian class and saw a room full of pensioners. But I didn't
Corona’s surprising effect on an evening at the theater 21 October 2020 My favorite small
10 January 2019 How is it that Munich is the richest city in Germany but