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“Nowhere near Berlin”

“Nowhere near Berlin”

Given Bratislava was made notorious for being an Eastern block backwater in the Eurotrip and Hostel movies (apparently there was a 75% decrease in backpackers after the latter was released) one might be wondering why I decided to visit. Simply, because  it was on my way to Vienna so why not? The weather was great, I … Continue reading

Périgueux Top Ten

Périgueux Top Ten

Sadly I have moved on from my wonderful séjour in the gastronomic heart of France. But here is my top ten for future lucky travelers. 1. Markets across three squares on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. Lively, French and yummy. 2. A walk (or canoe) and picnic along the voir verte on the river l’Isle for … Continue reading

Duck, duck, goose

Duck, duck, goose

With time in France rapidly approaching the finish line, life has become much less about preparing lessons and much more about desperately trying to see all the sights that Périgord (the region of which Périgueux is the capital) has to offer. Quick geography lesson for context: Périgord (aka Dordogne) is divided into four smaller regions: … Continue reading