Some call it “Re-entry”

I promised you a post on culture shock and boy are things different.  It’s evidenced right now as I’ve reduced what used to be one of my favorite hobbies –blogging– to typing out a post on my iPhone on my  morning commute. Culture shock number one: time. While we were in Slovakia and even India  read more

Bye bye Europe

We had a mangled array of activities during the last few weeks of our program.  It was pretty fun, I love organized variety.  We went to Austria for a couple days. When we came back it was just a couple days until we had our graduation! Maybe you know, but our last few days in  read more

Our next step…

Alright, I admit it. I’ve fallen off the blogging boat.  Obviously, we knew this would happen.  Going from India back to Slovakia, it is easy to just live life thinking that there isn’t much to share.  In doing so, I have completely neglected to tell you all what we are doing next! Right now, what  read more

The Darjeeling Conundrum

Perhaps you’ve heard of Darjeeling. Maybe you know it for its tea. Maybe you know it for the movie. Or if you’re really up on your B+L trivia, you might know it as the final and current destination of our India tour. Well, let me tell you something interesting about this city: it’s FREEZING. Literally,  read more

Kites & Bananas

I have a few quick stories for you.  It seems almost daily something peculiar catches my attention, few instances are blogged about, but when I find myself experiencing the same odd thing twice, I just have to write about.  This first anecdote is exactly one of those. On one of our first days in this  read more

Taj Mahal and Agra

We took an overnight train from our first home in Indore to Agra, the location of the Taj Mahal.  We spent 1 and two half days there and saw as much as we could in that time.  We went to the Baby Taj. The Botanical Gardens. The Agra Fort. The Taj Mahal. The Agra Bazaar  read more