Out of your element…

If someone suggested you take your next vacation in a part of the world where you didn’t understand the language, what would be your reaction? Fear? Intrigue? Panic? Excitement? Desperate queries about how much English the locals spoke? Personally speaking, this idea has crossed my mind several times. It would make me nervous, sure, but … Continue reading "Out of your element…"

Je t’aime, Te amo, Ich liebe Dich, I love you! Valentine’s Day around the World.

Je t’aime, Te amo, Ich liebe Dich, I love you! Valentine’s Day around the World. What began as a day of remembrance for a disobedient priest has bloomed into a yearly tradition stretching to the across the globe. Back in third-century Rome, Emperor Claudius II banned marriage because he thought single men made better soldiers, … Continue reading "Je t’aime, Te amo, Ich liebe Dich, I love you! Valentine’s Day around the World."