Returning to America after four years in Europe

Sunday, May 01, 2005

Top 10 Things I Learned in Europe

As I begin to pack up my life in Europe, I wanted to take a little time to reflect on the cultural insights and new perspectives I've gained since arriving in March, 2001. I've managed to whittle it down to this Top 10 List of things I have learned in Europe.

10. The difference between Slovakia and Slovenia.

9. Beer brings people together.

8. People speak English just about everywhere - expect at the train station in Krakow.

7. Exposing nipples on television does not appear to cause a breakdown in the moral fabric of society.

6. Eurotrash: it exists.

5. Beer has fewer calories than orange juice.

4. Patriotism and multilateralism are not mutually exclusive.

3. Americans smoking pot in Amsterdam can be just as offensive as Germans donning shorts in Los Angeles.

2. Swans can fly.

1. The worst travel experiences make the best stories.


At 3:51 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brilliant, as usual. Somehow I have a feeling, behind each of these are 10 more...

-- JF

At 11:36 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love that I was there when we both learned #2. Who knew?

- your partner in incredulity

At 1:14 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hurrah, that's what I was exploring for, what a information! present here at this webpage, thanks admin of this website.

Feel free to visit my web-site; teach myself to play guitar

At 4:15 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Whats up are using Wordpress for your blog platform? I'm new to the blog world but I'm trying to get started and create my own.
Do you require any coding expertise to make your own blog?
Any help would be really appreciated!

my site ... Guild Wars 2 Guide

At 7:06 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

My programmer is trying to persuade me to move
to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because
of the costs. But he's tryiong none the less. I've been using WordPress on numerous websites for about a year and
am nervous about switching to another platform. I have heard excellent things
about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can import all my wordpress posts into it?
Any kind of help would be greatly appreciated!

Feel free to visit my website: singing Lessons videos

At 10:17 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I blog often and I truly appreciate your content. This great article has really
peaked my interest. I will bookmark your site and keep checking for new information about
once per week. I opted in for your Feed too.

Also visit my site - we buy houses mercer County nj

At 11:11 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This design is spectacular! You definitely know how to keep a reader entertained.
Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well,
almost...HaHa!) Great job. I really enjoyed what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it.
Too cool!

My homepage :: how to make paleo Bars

At 12:53 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

After I originally left a comment I seem to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and from now
on each time a comment is added I get four emails with the exact same comment.
Perhaps there is a means you are able to remove me from that service?

Look into my blog post :: tattoo removal forum

At 2:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Aw, this was a very nice post. Spending some time and actual effort
to generate a really good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a whole lot and don't manage to get anything done.

My webpage :: Violin Cases

At 5:06 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What's Taking place i am new to this, I stumbled upon this I've discovered It positively
helpful and it has helped me out loads. I am hoping to contribute & help other customers like its helped me.
Great job.

Feel free to surf to my website - Ukulele Lessons Beginner

At 8:09 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'll immediately clutch your rss feed as I can not to find your email subscription hyperlink or newsletter service. Do you've any?
Please allow me understand so that I could subscribe.

My blog post :: become a game tester Free download

At 10:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Greetings! Very helpful advice within this post!
It is the little changes which will make the most important changes.
Many thanks for sharing!

Review my blog post; How to Wear Belly dancing hip scarf
my website: how Belly dancing Ian

At 12:30 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi there i am kavin, its my first time to commenting anyplace, when i read this piece of writing i thought i
could also make comment due to this sensible

My blog post piano Learning

At 9:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello! Someone in my Facebook group shared this
website with us so I came to give it a look.
I'm definitely enjoying the information. I'm bookmarking and will
be tweeting this to my followers! Fantastic blog and brilliant

Also visit my webpage - How to Tattoo Pygmy goats

At 10:48 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have you ever considered publishing an e-book or
guest authoring on other blogs? I have a blog based on the same topics you discuss and would really like to
have you share some stories/information.

I know my readers would enjoy your work. If you are even remotely
interested, feel free to send me an e mail.

Look into my web-site - how to limit snoring

At 2:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Amazing! Its really awesome paragraph, I have
got much clear idea about from this post.

Feel free to visit my homepage: we buy houses ewing nj


Post a Comment

<< Home