boob sculpture Oslo

Finding the Funny in Oslo

Oslo really surprised me in a lot of ways. One of the main things I noticed was residents’ sharp wit and sense of humor, plus a desire to embrace and share funny or unique aspects of Norway’s culture with visitors. Here are a few that stuck out to me. Norway is incredibly clean and the…

Paris art Pont des Artes

Goodbye Hideous Locks, Hello Haunting Art

Ohhh the love locks on the Pont des Artes in Paris! How romantic! What an incredible age-old tradition to take part in! Surely affixing a lock to the bridge and throwing the key in the Seine River means your love will last forever! False. The love lock “tradition” began just a few years ago —…

Fun Friday: Prague’s Peeing Sculpture

Art takes on so many forms. Some of it is serious, some of it is humorous, but all of it is thought provoking. While going to the Kafka museum in Prague, I found myself staring rather intently at some penis-baring art in the museum’s courtyard. Not just penis-baring, but penis-baring-while-peeing art. And not just peeing,…