An espresso at a European café or even a restaurant is likely to cost 2. Maybe, 2.50. If the restaurant is upscale, it could go for as much as 3.50. But paying more than that for a shot of espresso happens only at the brazenly overpriced locations, such as Venice’s Piazza San Marco. The other[…]
When I went abroad for the first time while owning an iPad, I decided to try out AT&T international 3G plan. The verdict: Never again, it’s a waste of money. The plan is supposed to be for a full month, but the data allowances are ridiculously un-balanced towards minuscule amounts for a lot of money.[…]
Today marks the day on which another member of the human race figured out the complicated act of walking upright. Here is the proof: Get the Flash Player to see this content.
When we lived in England, we had a tradition of going to some interesting destination for my birthday. Be it Amsterdam, or Andalusia, or Rome – I’d rather be someplace fun for my birthday. (Ok, part of the reason for that “tradition” was that school holidays coincided with my birthday every year, and we just[…]
Mark Wahlberg turns 40 today. Noah Wyle turned 40 yesterday. Me, I’ve been on the other side of 40 for a few days now. I have a vivid recollection of a kitchen conversation between my Dad and one of his friends that took place some short time after my Dad had turned 40. They pondered[…]