In a search to quantify exactly what my genetics contain, scare myself into never having children, and be even more irritating than I already am, I got myself DNA tested for my birthday.
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Returning to the United States has been a bit of a culture shock - which shouldn’t be shocking, considering Food and I opted to return right before the most American of days. Not only was it Independence Day - when all true ‘muricans sing the song of our people by cawing like an eagle (the … Continue reading Party in the USA
Fernweh and I are coffee/hot chocolate/chai latte addicts! Just kidding... we have about 2-3 a week but wanted to compile a list of where we've been. This list will be in no particular order and also I sincerely apologize for the lack of pictures. Caravelle: We found this hipster cafe because it was near to … Continue reading Happiness is a foamy cappuccino.
Coffee in Spain, much like every other word in Spanish, is not simply café. There's a million and one varieties.
We’ve heard that people are either Barcelona people or Madrid people. We set out to discover if that was true.
We stopped by Copenhagen for a mere day before heading over the Oresund Bridge to Sweden, but amazing weather, really good food, and the feel of the city won us over in no time. https://www.instagram.com/p/BEwvCJenD3k/ First order of business - eating. I swear Food eats her body weight after getting off a train, plane, or … Continue reading Copenhagen, Denmark
Today is one month before we leave Barcelona. We won’t say goodbye because both Food and I have every intention of returning, but it’s more of a “see you down the road” sort of deal. On one of our recent bi-monthly Skype sessions with our parents (which tend to be drawn out because we barely message … Continue reading The Final Countdown
It seems like at least 80% of the people I meet here in Europe are at least bilingual, and more than a small percentage of them speak more than four languages. I’ve met at least five that speak seven or more! Meanwhile, in the United States, being bilingual in one of the four majors (Spanish, … Continue reading Best Resources for Learning Another Language
My first trip to Florence was the thing of my dreams. I’d finished AP European history a couple weeks before and considered myself a savant, spouting off Machiavelli this and Michelangelo that. In a single day, I fell in love with the city and its food, the sights, the people. (But mostly the food.) … Continue reading Florence, Italy