This translates into the simple phrase: “I don’t want to leave Paris.” After 86 cities, 43 flights, and roughly 228 days on the move, we decided to spend 34 days parked in one place. We lived out of closets instead of suitcases, cooked meals for ourselves, rode the Metro and Velibs instead of airplanes. Mark […]
Life in the Muslim world just sounds different than it does back home. Give a listen.
Not every thirteen year-old girl would happily agree to practice guitar with a total stranger while her father filmed them. Definitely not our thirteen year-old girl.
Our friend China, lead singer for Pink Martini, was on tour in Japan at the exact same time we were there. Happily, we got to hang out with her in Tokyo and Kyoto, and see her perform in Yokosuka. We came to the concert for China’s incredible voice, but we stayed for “The Handshake.” Check […]
When we were living in Australia a few years back, we regretted that we never made it down to Melbourne. We were told it’s the most European of the cities in Australia (kind of true), and we were told it’s a “grown-up city, not really for kids” (kind of false). What we weren’t told about […]
Of all 108 attractions in Lima listed on Trip Advisor, the Parque Reserva clocks in at #5. For a mere 4 soles (about $1.60) to enter, some consider it the most bang for the entertainment buck in all of this Peruvian capital city. But for some, the several thousand dollars in plane fare is prohibitive. […]
Far off the beaten path, at a small AM radio station on the outskirts of Cusco, Jennifer is pulled into a local celebration — much to the mortification of her children.