Expat’s Life

20150305_BAS_The Matter of Smells

The Matter of Smells

Yesterday I took the bus back from my coworking space—which in itself wouldn’t be too interesting. But yesterday, during rush hour, the trip took…

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Americans at Play

I know as well as anybody else that all work and no play makes Jane a dull girl. So yesterday I took a few hours…

The Clash of Cookie Cultures

The Cookie Culture Clash

It’s hard to believe that there could be any dispute about a food item as beloved as cookies, but—surprise, surprise—there can. The other day,…

20141202_BAS_50 Shades of Homesickness

50 Shades of Homesickness

If you clicked on this post hoping—despite the photo—to find a few German whips and bondage techniques, I’ll have to disappoint you. On the…