How to Cross the Street in Cairo (and other rules for playing in the sandbox)
Cairo / Cultural Exchange / egypt / Travel

How to Cross the Street in Cairo (and other rules for playing in the sandbox)

I’ll make this short: October was a whirlwind of 8-10-12 hour/7-day workweeks, scarce gym time, 4-6 hours of sleep per night, poor eating choices, falling sick (colds and stomach bugs) and a sensation of drowning in a sea of homework papers dripping in red ink. So even though it’s my FAVORITE month of the year, … Continue reading

Le Marché aux Puces (Flea market) and some observations.
Cultural Exchange / Good Times / Photography / Tourism / Travel

Le Marché aux Puces (Flea market) and some observations.

Imagine you wake up one Sunday morning in Paris (as you do.) You’ve no plans for the day, but don’t feel like repeating a Saturday morning of sitting at home in your pajamas drinking copious amounts of coffee and laughing your head off at whatever the internet has to offer that day. You’re feeling inspired … Continue reading

Throwback (to last) Thursday: A Tale of Two Thanksgivings!
Cultural Exchange / Food. / Good Times

Throwback (to last) Thursday: A Tale of Two Thanksgivings!

One reason I despise being abroad in the fall is because, IMHO, fall/mid-winter have the BEST holidays. Personally I think that’s hard to debate given that fall/mid-winter have pretty much ALL the holidays, or at least the biggest ones. Missing Halloween is always a bummer, but at least I’m too old to be trick-or-treating, so … Continue reading