Prague is the best place to be at Christmas.
Refuse to engage in absurdly dangerous handling of fireworks.
It's righteously funny when we watch you try to hunt down Cape Verde with the mouse.
What I learned was that far from empty, Patagonia is a peopled landscape.
Be consistent and practice every day.
Thanks to Ashley Tieman, mom and former missionary from Okayama, Japan, for this post.For most new parents, the hardest part about having a newborn is adjusting to a demanding new schedule. But for children of foreign parents in Japan, there's a long process to getting your new little one legally registered with Japan and your home country. Show More Summary
This Russian gas station attendant breaks from the mundane.
Brazilians tend to be easygoing. Still, there are always exceptions to rules.
This weekend’s outings seemed to focus on visiting different markets taking place in town. Yesterday was a trip to Neude for Le Bazaar, a vintage/handmade market in conjunction with Le Guess Who music festival also taking place this weekend. Today, … Continue reading ?
I call bullshit.
As mentioned previously, the Tour de France Grand Depart in 2015 will take place here in Utrecht. Today, the official routes were announced and there will be a big celebration taking place at the Domplein tonight at 7 p.m. I … Continue reading ?
Every once in a while, I’m reminded that the cycling culture here really is different to many (most) countries. Things we take for granted raise eyebrows elsewhere. Just last night, I was watching the Travel Channel and saw a short … Continue reading ?
Growing up, we always had a real tree for Christmas and I continued that tradition once I was done with apartment living and had a real house in which to put the real tree. However, when we moved here, we … Continue reading ?
I’ve written many times about the confusing contradictions about living here in Saudi Arabia. Things really haven’t gotten any better - except that women are now employed in sales positions around the country and we women are no longer required to purchase bras and panties from strange perverted men! - and life continues to be as confusing as ever. Show More Summary
Thanksgiving needs to be celebrated at home. Not just in the US: at home.
You didn’t earn this privilege; you simply hit the linguistic lottery.
I used The Entertainer when we lived in the states and I was so delighted to discover that it is now a worldwide product that is available here in the Middle East as well. Editions available in Saudi Arabia include Jeddah and Riyadh and the Eastern Province. Show More Summary
Needing to drop off some plastic recycling, which is further away than our regular recycling collection point, we decided to keep walking for a bit after our recycling duties were done. It was early on a Sunday morning with little … Continue reading ?
I’m going to be honest with you, this is a tired blogger’s post. It’s been a long week of writing, capped off with a lot of sneezing and stuffy nose issues the past two days. As a result, you’re getting … Continue reading ?
I met many Americans abroad whom I would never have crossed paths with otherwise.