Why Americans Love Europe
Great Education for the Kids
Traveling to Europe is a fine way to expose your children to history, art, foreign languages, and prostitution. I was 10 when my parents first took me to Amsterdam. Walking to dinner the first night we passed a lady sitting in a window, dressed in what I took to be a not-very-convincing Catwoman costume. On her lap was a fluffy Siamese cat. A sign in the window said “$75 USD.”
“Can we buy him, Dad? Can we?” I begged. “Canwecanwe?”
“She’s not selling the cat,” he replied. And that was that.