“It’s a museum.” What started as a simple joke about a neighborhood museum in Siena that was closed on Sundays turned out to be a defining description of our adventures throughout Europe. While the United States and Europe aren’t that different from each other, there were several moments that caused us to laugh and shake … Continue reading Buongiorno and Willkommen
“So if it’s 635 feet long and travels at six miles per hour, then the ride takes how long?” One of the more popular Pittsburgh attractions is a trolley ride up the side of Mt. Washington that provides a scenic view of downtown. Actually, there are two such inclines, but my family was discussing whether … Continue reading Pinch Me, I Must be Dreaming.
“Well it looks like everyone else is ordering it, so we might as well too.” And about 15 minutes later I ended up eating octopus for the first time in my life . Sarah, Emily and I flew to Barcelona this weekend and decided to get tapas (appetizers—they’re really famous) for dinner. We tried some … Continue reading Tourists and Octopi