Category Archives: Culture

First Impression of Tbilisi

First impression of Tbilisi after five days of experience: • Reiterating what everyone says: Georgians are very nice and helpful. On the bus leaving the airport, a guy in uniform paid for my 0.5GEL ride, since I only had a … Continue reading

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Observations of Sicily

Observations/Thoughts on Sicily: • Sicilians often don’t speak English. • People take siesta like Spanish, such that the city is DEAD between 2-5 p.m. but CROWDED afterwards. It’s been over a year and still, this phenomenon amazes me. • Crazy … Continue reading

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La Scuola Adotta la Città

La scuola adotta la città, literally “the school adopts the city,” is a program in Palermo since 1994, where students research on certain monuments/sites of the city and then give out tours to the public. This year, 102 schools and … Continue reading

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