Even with the faceless modern skyscrapers, you still know exactly where you are: not London or New York or Beijing, but South Korea.
Wait, where is Malta again?
How to explain the Netherlands? The people posting endless pictures of pretty canals and cute bicycles are definitely leaving out half the narrative.
Prague is great. Prague is beautiful. But Prague is crowded. I don't know about you, but I like to have my space and not feel like I could get trampled in a sea of tourists and segways should an emergency arise. When you're sick of everyone else in Prague also being amazed at how amazing Prague is, never fear, there are places you can go where sidewalk space is ample and pickpockets are few.
As winter sets in, I'm still dreaming about literary icons and meet-cutes among the iconic cafes and sights of the Adriatic Coast.
What no one tells about moving to a cheap central European country is that it absolutely ruins your ability to enjoy restaurants in more expensive places. Coming back to Oakland for the first time since I left for Poland last August, I continually had to pick my jaw off the ground when I saw menu …
I don't want to be a hipster--but what makes something hipster or not hipster? Where is the line? Isn't constantly complaining about how much you hate hipsters really the most hipster thing you can do? So even though I hate to admit it, one of my favorite coffee shops in Prague is pretty frickin' hipster. …