Travel

The Immutability of Time

Two times a year, the clock changes. We either get an hour more or an hour less. We’re all so used to this that it doesn’t even strike us as odd anymore. Two times a year, out entire perception of time changes. We, as human beings, change time two times a year. One could argue that we –the human race- are also…

Language 2go

When I first approached this blogpost, I had a plan in mind, to illustrate the negative aspects technology brings to language learning and communication between cultures. However, during my first paragraphs I started to dive deeper into the topic of digital translators and I actually decided that I don’t agree with my critical point of view anymore. So, here I go, I…

Dealing with bears on the (internet) road

Returning to my first blog, and Canada, ironically digital media helps me stay in touch with wilderness. YouTube films, for example, are reminders of a geography, if not exact location, I’ve experienced for real. There are many examples of people-wildlife encounters uploaded on YouTube. I like the following version of a ‘person-encounters-bear’ film, called ‘Grizzly Bear Encounter’ published by Shaun SW  for…