Tobacco Fields and Volcanoes: SkillCorps Indonesia

For exactly one year, I have been writing letters, selling cookies and dancing on soap boxes to spread the news about Global Autism Project. I see a beautiful sunrise and feel a sudden inclination to post it on viral social media, proclaiming hashtag-SkillCorps! And now that I’ve had the opportunity to work with partners, both in India and now Indonesia, […]

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Pintxos and Kalimotxos: my happy place.

San Sebastian, Spain… The whimsical land of elastic-waistband jumpers, naked laughing babies, and the greatest food scene in the region. Now that I’ve been here a full 48 hours, I’ve managed to eat what feels like 23 meals. I suddenly realized why everyone is parading about in zipperless, cotton adult onesies. Food is never eaten […]

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I ate an entire half chicken. No shame.

Last night I went out with my old friend Lisa, her boyfriend Jonas, and about 12 of their friends for a casual dinner at a restaurant whose name I couldn’t pronounce, (and will not attempt to spell out now) to partake in their specialty: Fried Chicken. Now let me preface this by saying, I know […]

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Oh my goodness, Holy Bratwurst.

As an amateur sausage maker myself, I was pretty pumped about my first Brat in Podstam, Germany. While wandering through the small, but incredibly pleasant town of Potsdam, I read the words “Bier SpezialitoAeu” and B-lined over to the spot I assumed was a Beer Garden. I nearly fell to my knees in praise and […]

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