March 2009

28

Mar

Join in Progress

by Lisa

Many say I’m living a dream.  And many say that quitting everything to travel around the world, is just not possible and too hard for them to do. To that I say – rubbish! I did it. You can do it. I think in fantasy this is a dream trip for many. But in reality, the packing, leaving everything behind, […]

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17

Mar

Love is in the Air

by Lisa

I have an idea to combine a dating service with airline seat booking. Don’t you see where I’m going? When choosing seats instead of just being boring and choosing things like ‘aisle’ or ‘window’, you would have to enter things about your sexual orientation, your age, your hobbies and interests (even if one of those is perhaps a desire to […]

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10

Mar

The Eagle has landed. I repeat, the Eagle has landed.

by Lisa

That’s right. Like a good bout with déjà vu, I am back in the good ol’ U.S. of A.  I have actually just arrived at the Washington Dulles Airport and am trying to make some quick observations and judgments (yes, judgments) on the cross section of people before me. Now, granted, I am in an airport. It is probably more […]

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3

Mar

Happy Little Denmark

by Lisa

When you think of the happiest places in the world, visions of swaying palm trees, sandy beaches, and fruity drinks probably come to mind. But, no, the happiest place in the world is more like a gray, rainy, chilly place where the locals never get their hopes too high – they figure if they don’t expect much, things will always be […]

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1

Mar

Fancy a Fika?

by Lisa

Perhaps, one of my favorite things about Sweden is the Fika. A Fika basically translates into ‘going for a coffee.’ But it is so much more than that.   It is a cultural institution and is a way to take a break in the middle of the day to meet and chat with friends and get that all important jolt of, […]

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