While an essential and intrinsecal part of traveling is the experiences one accumulates, these can be greatly influenced by the lack of knowledge of the language of the country you are visiting. Before arriving in Munich , I'd managed to memorize certain key phrases so that I could survive the ten day stay. I ventured … Continue reading "Eine mozzarella und tomaten, bitte."
I was greeted by the smell of homemade chicken broth at the door. Rubis’ friend, E. was hard at work at the wall-less kitchen. It was wonderful to see her so joyfully stirring the broth, with music blasting through the speakers. The next thing that caught was the brightly decorated house, with indigenous prints from … Continue reading My hometown – rediscovered