I have heard wonderful things about Brussels: it’s a nice modern city, easy to get around in and beautiful in the summer.
London is the premier international city. You can walk down Oxford Street and easily hear 10 languages in 10 steps, because people come from everywhere and anywhere. (I used to think New York was the most diverse city in the world, but it really pales in comparison to London.) Even after 9 years living in […]
For this first episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Mikela Thomas, the diversity liaison at Cheshire Elementary School, about culture and diversity.
The Thatch Caye resort in Belize was my first experience with communal eating.
I’ve earned my badge for traveling – spending a year abroad in high school as an exchange student; followed by 9 years as an expat in London, where I discovered my now wife from India; and now with her, traveled extensively throughout Europe and India. Oddly though, I’m not a social traveler. Slightly introverted by […]
You are accustomed to the noise around your home. It falls into the background, but the agitation is still there. To know the silence of the desert gives you to appreciation for the stimulation you endure each day.
A place isn’t boring. But being an exchange student, sitting through a class in a language you don’t speak can be… so what did I do?
I spent a year studying abroad in Germany. And looking back, I can see how much this year influenced me…