Lessons from the Road – Culture & Traditions

Lack vs Abundance and Living in a Foreign Country

So, you know those little pet peeves that drive you crazy like an itch that won't go away. This is ...
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What We Can Learn From An Eruption

Whether in human form or an earthly event an eruption can send feelings of danger, fear and loss of control ...
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It’s called Fat Thursday for a reason

Maybe it’s because I feel “fat” after eating my way through the downtown of Warsaw in search of the best ...
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Cemetery Celebrations – All Saint’s Day

Let’s Talk About Cemeteries... When you think of a cemetery, what's the first thought that comes to your head? For ...
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Ordinary women, extraordinary lives

In my trips around the globe or just down the street I have met many people that have influenced my ...
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The Shit We Make Up In Our Heads

A few days ago, I was hanging out with some friends during a re-enactment of a Polish battle. It was ...
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Don’t Take Offense, It’s a Cultural Thing

Poland has many things to offer but smiles are not one of them, sadly enough. As an American always looking ...
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Mixing Cultures and Ingredients

Mixing cultures – Italian Limoncello with an American recipe made with Polish ingredients Choosing to live overseas comes with some ...
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Mistletoe and The Things We Believe

As Christmas roles around so does the mistletoe. Everyone gathers around and kisses anyone who comes in their path. It's ...
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Friends Come In Many Shapes and Sizes…But I Don’t Have Any

"Do you wanna build a snowman?" No answer, no answer, no answer. "OK fine." Turn back, head hanging down slowly ...
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