Monthly Archives: December 2011

It is hard to believe that riding a metro can be fun and adventurous.  Metros and subways produce visions of pushy hurrying crowds, noise, lines, waits and other hassles.  This is true, especially during rush hour, no matter where in the world you are.  But in Moscow, all of this aside, it really is an adventure to ride the metro.  Each metro station is a work of art in and of itself… Read More

World Toilet Day was November 19.  It was created to bring awareness to the fact that much of the world lives without indoor plumbing.  But-it started me thinking about the diversity of approaches to the plumbing problem and how that adds adventure to any travel experience….. When you travel a lot you learn to roll with the punches.  There is always something new happening or some cultural or procedural norm that you… Read More