Author: Renee van Amburgh

Comparative Transportation

Comparative Transportation

One of the things that I have appreciated most about living abroad is the extensive and efficient public transportation infrastructure that is available in nearly every major city.  Aside from the occasional strike, France (and their European counterparts) have massive transportation systems of subways, tramways, 

Spontaneity

Spontaneity

There are many reasons I love living in Europe: the food, the culture, the history, the architecture– but one thing that stands above all else is the ability to be spontaneous. Amidst work, grocery shopping, and a serious case of jetlag, I found myself looking 

To Eurail or not to Eurail

To Eurail or not to Eurail

I looked on as some of my peers traveled on the train every weekend and for every occasion…. But before you buy your Eurail pass, consider the following: Cost comparing: Eurail pass is not a one-and-done affair. If you’re traveling on select high-speed trains or 

A Teachable Moment: Exercising Discretion During Your Travels

A Teachable Moment: Exercising Discretion During Your Travels

Seventy empty chairs sit in the middle of what used to be known as Plac Zgody. Once the center of a charming Krakow neighborhood, the square and surrounding buildings were transformed into the Jewish Ghetto during WWII. 56,000 Jews living in Kazimierz and other areas around