Katy Perry speaks Polish…kind of

Era, one of the main Polish cell phone providers, has enlisted Katy Perry for a promotion. Good for her that she at least threw in three Polish words, and had subtitles for the rest of the ad – unlike some of the awkward voice-overs other (American) ads in Poland have. A little effort goes a … Continue reading

An evening with John Irving & Elizabeth Gilbert

Randomly enough, both John Irving and Elizabeth Gilbert ended up having a book signing event at Empik while I’m here in Warsaw.  When I heard that John Irving was coming, I knew I had to go and meet him. Ever since I read A Prayer for Owen Meany in high school, I’ve been a fan … Continue reading

My MTV Europe playlist

Since settling down in Poland for a bit during my Europe adventure, I’ve been taking advantage of my grandma’s access to MTV Polska and MTV Hits (UK). Here are some of the top hits in Poland & Europe that have been on repeat everywhere: 1. “We No Speak Americano” Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP Does … Continue reading