It’s Monday, and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably feeling a bit sluggish and unmotivated. The week looks like it’s going to stretch out forever, and you’re struggling to recall when the last time was that you really had some time off (we’re talking […]
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This summer seems to be never-ending in the UK. Just as everyone starts thinking it might finally cool off (or at least rain a little), we get another heat wave that has us all melting in our AC-less flats. The great thing about this weather […]
It wasn’t the jostling of the train traveling along the tracks that woke me, but rather the lack of movement. That, and the soft crooning of a Bollywood song coming from a radio somewhere in our train car. I was surprised by how well I’d […]
The heat seemed to have a sound of its own. It hissed and sighed, pricking at my skin with razor teeth as we made our way across the scorched parking lot where yellow autos crouched like enormous beetles—their drivers waiting out the heat of the […]
Before visiting Italy for the first time I’d heard plenty of whispering/rumours about how important drinking culture is to the overall Italian way of life. The moment I landed in Milan, I started to notice evidence everywhere that this is true! Whether seeing people head […]