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Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Sardinia, Italy: Who’s Got the Keys?

by Jennifer Anthony I proved that I would never be a rocket scientist when I was thirteen years old. My English class had just finished reading Orwell’s barely futuristic masterpiece and the test question was meant to be a giveaway, really. What year does this book take place? it read. I scribbled in the current

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Montenegro: Mountains and Sea

by Kristin Pedroja My friend Hannah and I had tossed around the idea of a holiday in Montenegro for months. Both of us live in Slovenia, and living here inevitably opens up a curiosity about the other...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Greece: Corfu Tupperware Party

by Wendy H. King Just as Corfu was Odysseus’ last stop on his way home to Ithaca, so the Ionian island was my last stop on a two-month tour of Italy and Greece. I planned to relax...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Nepal: Hot Tea and Apple Pie

Ram climbed the mountain with a pot of tea to surprise us when we descended from the glacier, exhausted and dehydrated. I’ll always carry his sheepish, proud smile with me, along with the memory of that delicious...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Italy: Live From Turin, Winter Olympics 2006 Diva!

by Anna Irrera Hi! My name is Anna and I’m from Turin (Torino in Italian), a city in the north of Italy. I will be your Olympics Diva reporting back from my hometown! During the week I...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: India: Bollywood Dreams—Bombay’s Other Face

by Nirmala Nataraj There’s no description of Bombay quite comparable to that of Salman Rushdie’s in his novel Midnight’s Children: “Our Bombay: it looks like a hand but really it’s a mouth, always open, always hungry, swallowing...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Graz, Austria: I’ll Be Back!

by Jennifer Crawford One of the many glorious perks of living in Europe and dating an international pilot is the opportunity to fly to interesting, exotic, or even never-heard-of locales on a moment’s notice (and, of course,...

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