Get ready for the public art display of your dreams (or at least, my dreams).
My trial run road tripping in Australia: a beach town along the Great Ocean Road.
There's something to be said for the trope of the labyrinth--confusion, discovery, loss, mystery. Theseus and the Minotaur, David Bowie's eponymous film, the various creatures of a little girl's frightened imagination. How can we find our way out of the endlessly twisting, confusing paths that life itself makes for us?
You will spend at least 200 francs on your unlimited train pass, so make the most of it!
I had never really thought much about Switzerland before. Sure, I had seen pictures and Rick Steves specials but it didn't occur to me as a place I was dying to visit. But it turns out you should visit it, because in person it is amazingly, staggeringly beautiful.
Everyone in LA loves to hike. Actually, everyone in California loves to hike. We love to "explore the outdoors" and "get fresh air" and "take advantage of the beautiful day". Only every day is a beautiful day, which is great, except for the whole drought thing, so you sort of start rolling your eyes at …
As a teacher in Poland, we do things that I never would've done in the US. Like, for instance, I took 26 first and second graders on a 3-day, 2-night field trip a few weeks ago. Imagine trying to get the permission slips and insurance for that many 6, 7, and 8 years olds without …