We left for Switzerland at the beginning of March. This is the story of how we got back, the different approaches to public health, and the efforts we took to minimize risk of transmission and infection while traveling.
Things I've learned in Italy: 1. Caffe is espresso. At least three a day is normal. It has magical properties that help you digest. 2. It is easy to ride the bus without a ticket... Until you get caught. 3. Biking to work is acceptable. Walking is not. 4. Colds are not caused by germs, [...]
A collection of photos from my trip to Tunisia in 2013. République Tunisienne الجمهورية التونسية, a set on Flickr.
Let me tell you a story... As most of you know, I am teaching high school English in Seriate, Bergamo. This means my upper-level students are only 2-3 years younger than me. In my fifth level classes I have been teaching lessons on American politics, which happily coincides with the elections in the US. I [...]