Hey there, people of the world! How are you doing today? I hope extraordinarily well! Today we are writing about cheese! Yes, good ol' gouda and 'em! On the trip to Amsterdam I visited one of many cheese shops owned by the Henri Willig family. Although to this day the company is family-owned, I didn't... Continue Reading →
Cuba 🇨🇺: A Tiny Glimpse into a Giant of an Island
Buena! Ah...Cuba! Cuba is an amazing place! History is visibly alive in every day life, what with American (U.S.) and Russian cars from the 1950s, and limited access to things we might take for granted. Most of the buildings are old and even though their facade may be worn down, you can tell they are... Continue Reading →
Eet Smakelijk! Bon Appetit!
Hungry in Amsterdam
Amsterdam: trains and buses and ferries, oh my!
Hoi! Let's dive right in! I was going to write about how to get to specific places, but I'm just going to type and see where we end up! As we begin, here are a couple of helpful links, and please feel free to ask questions in the comments. I Amsterdam's website was very informative... Continue Reading →
Foreign Lang & Art
One of the things we do, here under the shade of the Baobab Tree, is combine the learning of a new language with the creation of art. Foreign Lang & Art class at One Columbia for Arts & Culture ~ Columbia, South Carolina These classes are a lot of fun and make it easy for... Continue Reading →
Snack Time! Theek Hai? Theek Hai
One of my favorite sounds is of the Hindi okay. It sounds like tikke, or tea-keh, and I always hear it along the visual of an aunty's neck and hand movement. Don and I went to India on different trips and for different reasons, yet both of our experiences there have increased our understanding of... Continue Reading →
Where in the World is… & How Do You Say ‘Hello’ There?
In how many languages can you say hello? One? Six? Twenty-seven? How about your knowledge of famous world structures: Can you name the city where the Eiffel Tower is? How about The Forbidden City? Where in the world is The Beehive? Here are three Barefoot Books products I highly recommend using together: The Barefoot World Atlas... Continue Reading →
A Storybook Journey Through Asia
Good morning, world. If there is anything I could suggest to a teenager who is figuring out what to do with their time and how to use the money they are trying to save, it would be to take that money and travel. For some of us traveling throughout our country would take just a... Continue Reading →