language limitations

Overcoming Language Limitations: Part Four

Last post in a series of language tips and tricks. How to maintain a good attitude when things get stressful and who you can count on when you're desperate. read more...
language limitations

Overcoming Language Limitations: Part Three

Part three in a series of language tips and tricks. Making learning a new language fun. read more...
language limitations

Overcoming Language Limitations: Part Two

Part two in a series of language tips and tricks. What to say and what NOT to say. read more...
language limitations

Overcoming Language Limitations: Part One

Part one in a series of language tips and tricks. As it turns out, not speaking a foreign language ranks pretty high on the list of why people don't travel abroad. read more...
travel with babies

When Things Go Wrong

It was the sound I was listening for when I put my 20-pound two-year-old to bed on the mattress next to me and fell asleep. But at 2:45AM, it came too fast for me to respond; the back of my head was now covered in vomit. read more...
family travel

Problems in Paradise

Even life in paradise has a few drawbacks. Here are some of the things I ought to know by now, and that I should have remembered in preparation for our trip. read more...