Let me start by clarifying the pronunciation of Wroclaw. This isn’t because I care especially about how you say it but because I struggled to pronounce it for a long … Continue reading Wroclaw and the Milk Bar
This post is part of a larger collection of the 50 Things I Learned Abroad after a year spent in Europe. Stay tuned for more. Oh, Spain. Over my year … Continue reading 50 Things I Learned Abroad (#30-26 Spain)
At some point in the 1910s, a tiny Solomon Eisenrod (Grandpa, to me) stepped off the boat from Poland and arrived in the New World. He’d left, thankfully, before things got … Continue reading Return to the Grandfatherland (Krakow, Poland)
I have to say that one of my favorite inventions of all time is hot water and if there’s one European city that celebrates the bath as much as I do, its … Continue reading I took a bath (in Budapest)
When I went for the first time, it was right after I’d seen Don’t Look Now (which is awesome) so I was a bit creeped out at the get-go. It … Continue reading Sorry. I don’t like Venice.
I’m back in Portland now. I started a new job and generally “getting on with my life” after a year of living abroad but I’m not quite ready to put … Continue reading The first time I saw fireflies (Northern Italy)
This post is part of a larger collection of the 50 Things I Learned Abroad after a year spent in Europe. Stay tuned for more. My next batch of Things I Learned … Continue reading 50 Things I Learned Abroad (#35-30: Travel Tips)