Articles By: Maggie_Dziubek
Based in Chicago, constantly dreaming of adventure. My mission is to tell stories, especially those that may not have otherwise been told. International Studies major, French/Journalism minors at DePaul University.
As an independent young woman with an eye for adventure, I tend to bristle at the suggestion that there are certain times and places in which a woman should not travel unaccompanied by a man. Coming from the ‘anything you can do I can do better’ feminist school of Annie Oakley/Mia Hamm, I am offended [&hellip
Well into month five of my European adventure, I feel as though I’ve finally reached at least an intermediate level of knowledge about getting around in Europe. I’m no seasoned backpacker, but I’m no longer the novice I was when I arrived.
In a previous post, I lamented the absence here in Switzerland of some of my favorite American food items. In that sheepishly whiny post I promised to provide a more positive food post in praise of European delicacies
There are many wonderful things about traveling and living abroad. I think this website displays sufficient evidence to that effect. Each article, whether dispatched from Kenya or from London or from Peru, bears witness to the unique privilege afforded to those who are able to enjoy the rewardingly challenging experience of living, traveling, working or [&hellip
I know, culinary complaints should be prohibited in this land of cheese and chocolate, so think of this not as a set of complaints, but a defense of American cuisine–McDonalds and Coca-Cola may have invaded every European town from Portugal to Norway, but I’d like to make the case that this is not real but pseudo-American cuisine.