Culture affects everyone. There are lots of people who try to claim they aren’t affected. “I don’t listen to commercials.” “I don’t watch TV.” “I don’t follow sports.” “I don’t really like music.” The truth is, you live in a world where other people are around you all the time. And because they are affected, […]
We decided to check out Vjetrenica (“Wind Cave”) in Herzegovina, and it was, well, windy.
We are not willing, and it’s killing us. What can we do to get back to life?
In the old Yugoslavia, one place was feared more than any other. Today it is a tourist attraction and a reminder of a nearly forgotten era.
Communism is evil… right? Maybe.
“You will learn that other people just don’t have the freedoms that we have here,” she said.
People — not Millennials, not Baby Boomers, not Gen-Xers — are the key.
The weakness inherent in most of the millennial-bashing “literature” can be brought out with a single question: Who are the parents of the so-called millennials?
Where’s Sarajevo? That was going through my head one day in 2003 when someone told me I should go there. Our organization was sending young recent graduates there to work with young people. Go, work, live, play, he said, and it will be the best experience of your life. So I went. And I fell […]
America is its own world, that’s for sure. When I lived in the states, there were lots of things I never thought about — I just assumed they were the way things are done, period. However, when I moved overseas, I discovered that there were many things that are simply different abroad. This list is […]