A few weeks ago, I spent a weekend in Paris. There I met up with a friend of friend, Clement, and we talked about the difference in language formality between French and English. When is the informal “you” form used? When is the formal “you” form used?
Yesterday I woke up sluggish and heartsick. I was dreaming of home, of biking through the Garden District on my way to spending a leisurely day in the French Quarter, when my alarm sounded. My bike toppled over and my eyes snapped open.
To try to surmise the Kumbh Mela in a short article is both impossible and unfair – there simply is not enough space. With that in mind I will keep it simple.
Traveling and living in Turkey for four months requires you to eventually understand and accept Turkish culture for what it is: wonderful, fun and sometimes frustrating. Turks are known for their hospitality to their friends, family and strangers
My first Couchsurfing experience didn’t go well. I was naïve, stupid and didn’t listen to my instincts. To begin, a brief explanation: Couchsurfing is a site where you can connect with people all over the world to a) get free accommodation by staying at their place or b) to meet up with people in general for a day/afternoon/whenever, in almost any place across the world