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Amsterdam’s Outdoor Urinals

Too many drinks can catch up with people everywhere, so Amsterdam came up with a wonderful solution to the great outdoor urine stream epidemic that challenges our cities. Guys still have it easier and the man below drunkenly approves with a resounding thumbs up. Amsterdam’s outdoor urinals…sponsored by…Estee Lauder? Outdoor Urinals are a Solution for…

Fulham’s Craven Cottage, The Oldest Football Stand in the World

To the casual European soccer fan, only Chelsea and Arsenal might come to mind for catching a “football” match in London. But tickets to watch London’s 2 most successful teams are pricey and harder to come by. And if you’re only in London a few days, it’s possible that neither team will be in town…

Hanging with Aussie animals- Day trip to Ballarat Wildlife Park, Australia

I’m from a town called Ballarat, which is located just over an hours drive from Melbourne, Australia. When Alex and I were visiting Australia we decided to spend an afternoon hanging with Aussie animals at the Ballarat Wildlife Park. Before arriving, Alex asked how big the park was. I hadn’t been there in well over…

Cat in Amsterdam bread shop window

This cat in Amsterdam bread shop window wonders whether you want your loaf with or without sesame seeds? Can she get you a croissant today as well? While not the most efficient of workers, this feline assistant is prevalent in Dutch eateries, much to the dismay of many Americans. We’re not sure this place made…

The national coffee of Greece, the Frappe

Greeks get a bad rap for being lazy- wasting away their days drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes. That’s actually largely untrue, as Greeks are tied with Austrians for working the longest hours in Europe. Propaganda against Greeks is a different story though. This post is about the national coffee of Greece, the frappe. It’s certainly…