An Afternoon in Plzeń, Czech

An Afternoon in Plzeń, Czech

An Afternoon in Plzeń, Czech While driving from Munich to Prague, we see the exit for Plzeń, look at each other, and say, “Why not?”  We’ve been in car a while and this is the perfect opportunity to stretch our legs and to visit a place far...
Further Confusion

Further Confusion

We are taking a road trip to San José, California to attend Further Confusion, aka Furcon, one of the largest anthropomorphic events in the US. Furcon has dances, criterlympics, parades, games, panels, art exhibits, costuming workshops, writing workshops, performance...
Caorle, Italy

Caorle, Italy

We are traveling in Europe in early autumn, and are driving from Munich, Germany to Venice, Italy.  We are not due in Venice until tomorrow, so we decide to spend the day in Caorle, Italy, a small town on the Adriatic Sea about 50 miles north of Venice. It is no...
Eccentric Fashion Weekend

Eccentric Fashion Weekend

We are traveling through Europe via car, and our final destination is Kandersteg, a small town in the Swiss Alps noted mostly for the Belle Époque, a week in winter when the culture, science, and society that flourished in Europe in the year 1900 are remembered and...
A Ballet, a Concert, and an Opera

A Ballet, a Concert, and an Opera

A Ballet, a Concert, and an Opera: what better way to enjoy European culture at its finest. Giselle The Bayerisches Staatsballett is performing Giselle in the Nationaltheater in München, and we are going to see it. Der Bayerische Staatsoper on Max-Joseph-Platz in...