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The Sorrento Shift

It was a miracle we made it to our destination. Between the wedding madness and jetlag, our bodies didn’t recognize north from south. In Rome, the train to Naples…

Fill in the Blanks: Winter Edition

Hello class, and happy 2015! I’m afraid that I can’t share everything about my holidays—some teachers haven’t learned yet that private life isn’t appropriate  for classroom discussion—but I…

Waiting for News: Ebola in Madrid

The following are some notes that I took over the course of the last few weeks. In no way is this entry a comprehensive timeline. (Let’s face it, my post…

Weekend in Bogotá: the Highlights

Greetings from Bogotá!  From the street vendors hawking tropical juices to the many tributes to Gabriel García Márquez to that first, white-knuckled taxi ride, it was clear that we were…

Seeing León, Spain Through New Eyes

It´s no secret that I´m sweet on León, Spain. The city was my first Spanish home and continues to hold an allure for me. Finally, this past weekend…

Night Shots: Brussels Grand-Place

If you wander down the streets in central Brussels’ and find stores selling Manneken Pis corkscrews, beer, and all things fried, you are getting warmer; Brussels Grand-Place is…