I will never eat this crap again!
One of the things I love most about cultural differences between the U.S. and countries in Europe is that these differences are often not so easy to notice and they can pop-up in unexpected places.
The first time I saw a blackjack table in a club in Finland, I was certain that I was seeing things because well, as I found out the next morning, she was not a 10…
BUT, the blackjack table was real!
Finland, the last foreign country in which I lived, has country-wide internet censorship; just like China; just like North Korea; just like Great Britain… As an American this is most troubling. Here, I’ll discuss my thoughts on censorship and my experience with it.
No more mooovies, no more boobies, no more internet…
Got any vampires coming over for dinner? Want to make your girlfriend feel better about her high-flow day? Making a zombie movie?
Well, I’ve got just the thing for you! Check out Finland’s finest blood…
Here, I’ll talk about how I ended up not knowing that I was going on a date until it was too late, after I had come back from living in Germany for a year.
It’s funny how Europe often seems to be so similar to the U.S. on the surface, albeit with a literally different surface full of crazy old buildings and boring new ones, but the real differences, the real contrasts, are really in the small details.