Flat Tires and Friendly Strangers in France

Travel isn't all smooth transitions and easy connections followed by uninterrupted exploration. A journey like ours will inevitably run into some hiccups and bumps along the wayYou can't realistically hope for a problem free journey, what you can hope for is kind people and serendipity along the way. Maybe a story or an experience to … Continue reading Flat Tires and Friendly Strangers in France

Do you need a digital French Health Pass to visit Paris as an American?

Eiffel tower at night, a classic must-see We made it! Our first official post from Europe.Before coming to France and even on the flight over here I was very concerned about obtaining the French Health Pass as well as monitoring the constantly changing rules and rumors coming out about the EU removing the US from … Continue reading Do you need a digital French Health Pass to visit Paris as an American?

Does Racism Exist Because We Forgot About a Volcano..?

Thoughts on the loaded term "Race" and it's implications today What does the word "Race" mean? What do we mean by race? There are clearly different skin colors and thousands of languages, cultures and human behaviors. It seems on the surface nonsense to claim that race doesn't exist. We need to dive deeper, in a scientific … Continue reading Does Racism Exist Because We Forgot About a Volcano..?

Myths of Manifest Destiny

We were taught a lot of misleading and straight up incorrect ideas about how America came to beTweet Manifest Destiny is the idea that the United States was destined by God to expand into the vast "empty" land out West. Justified by beliefs that pioneers could use the land more productively then Native Americans could. Capitalism, Religion … Continue reading Myths of Manifest Destiny