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156 POSTS 198 COMMENTSChristian "Krzysiek" Eilers is a twenty-something who constantly likes to look up the next flight out of JFK. His life goal is to visit every country in the world; as a young adult working full-time, he often settles on visiting the nearer countries of Central and South America and the Caribbean, knocking these off the list as it is less of a financial strain than Europe or Asia. Caffeine is his vice, and if he doesn't have a coffee in his hands, then it's probably a green tea. A native of New York City, when he is not traveling, he can find an abundance of cultural influences right in his own city, enough to keep him satisfied until the next country's beckon cannot be ignored any longer.
Why is NYC called the Big Apple? In this post, we look at the Big Apple meaning, as well as its origin, debunked theories, and more.
Poutine is a French-Canadian dish originating from Quebec, and consists of French fries sprinkled with cheese curds and doused with a thick, brown gravy.
How many countries in the world? How about in Asia? Europe? Africa? North America & South America? And who decides? This post seeks to clear some confusion.
Tempeh vs tofu: which one is better? In this post, we lay out the differences between these soybean-based foods, as well as wheat gluten seitan and nattō.
Street vs avenue, highway vs freeway, boulevard vs plaza, and so on. What's the difference among all these road terms and naming conventions? With this quick glossary guide, we'll define each type so that you understand the differences.
A sneeze can be a satisfying split second, for many. And just like a sneeze is an involuntary reflex by our body, sneezing around the world is often responded to by a similarly reflexive reply. Here's a great infographic on customary replies to sneezing around the world.
Oriental vs Asian vs Eastern - terms often used synonymously, but the wrong ones can be offensive. Here we look at the differences between these terms.
Adjacent rooms vs. adjoining rooms. In this article, we explain how to tell the difference between adjoining rooms and adjacent rooms, with definitions.
Australia facts: A collection of interesting points about the country, including history, geography, its culture, cuisine, cities, flag, people and more.
Saint Martin vs. Sint Maarten vs. St. Martin vs. Saint-Martin vs. . . . there are several names related to one Caribbean Island - what's the deal?