Turns out that Van Morison’s “Brown Eyed Girl” is catchy no matter what language you speak. We were several days into our homestay in Chandeni, Nepal, a few hours outside of Kathmandu. Afternoons were downtime where the kids were ever-present, enthusiastic for hikes or games. I admit, I was a little nervous – how would they […]
Fermented Shark (aka formaldehyde sponge)
Going to Iceland? Try the hákarl (fermented shark). We were ten days in, road tripping the island in our rented camper van with “CampEasy” written in big cursive letters on the side. We spent nights at campsites and days on the lookout for fun activities. So, when we saw signs for the Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, […]
Spanish Phrases for Cuba: Language Post-its
Below are some Spanish phrases that we wanted to practice before going to Cuba. Similar to what we’ve done for previous trips, Beija and I sat down to create post-it notes of important (clarification of this word below) Spanish phrases and then to post them throughout the house.