Christian DeMichiel's blog

How to Make Candy Sushi

by Christian DeMichiel / Dec 13, 2013 /

How to Make Candy Sushi

 

SUSHICold Rice formed into various shapes and garnished esp. with bits of raw fish or seafood. Merriam-Webster Dictionary
CANDY SUSHI: Rice Krispie Treat formed into various shapes and garnished esp. with bits of Swedish fish or gummy worms. Christian DeMichiel

WIPEOUT!

by Christian DeMichiel / Dec 01, 2013 /

This summer I learned how to wakeboard on Lake Tahoe! For five hot days in August, my brother and I participated in a local summer camp. We had the option to either wakeboard or waterski.

Powder Days and Stellar Slopes

by Christian DeMichiel / Nov 05, 2013 /

As we travel throughout the country in our RV, we always seem to spend our winters in Florida or other warm climate destinations, enjoying endless, sunshine filled days. Snow is never part of the equation.

The Spirit of Yosemite

by Christian DeMichiel / Nov 03, 2013 /

A visit to Yosemite after the Rim Fire shows extreme devastation - and hope,

 

The Spirit of Yosemite

 

An Eruption in Pompeii Leads to Pliny’s Last Breath

by Christian DeMichiel / Oct 26, 2013 /

My family and I were visiting the Pompeii Ruins in Italy. We had walked through cobblestone streets, ran among the ruins, lingered in the old gardens, and even played fetch with a few dogs we came across along the way.  After an exhausting morning of discovering the history of this unique area, I was ready for a much needed nap.

People, Pictures, and Places: Opportunities Abound

by Christian DeMichiel / Oct 23, 2013 /

I’ve always been interested in a career with an international focus. At the moment, two  jobs interest me. The first is teaching English abroad, and the other is working as an international photographer.

World Traveling Teen Teaches English

by Christian DeMichiel / Oct 10, 2013 /

My family and I have been traveling through the United States and Europe for the past six years. Through these travels, we have met all kinds of unique and interesting people. When I was eight years old, I met Zoe Evans. We became instant friends and she is one of the coolest people I know. She has become someone I can look up to, and I am truly inspired by her!

Miles of Multi-Colored Mania

by Christian DeMichiel / Oct 04, 2013 /

Color represents something different in every culture. Green, for example, represents jealousy and greed in western cultures, whereas in eastern cultures it reflects new life and hope. China does not use green on packaging because it relates to exorcism.

The Bohemian Express

by Christian DeMichiel / Sep 21, 2013 /

After a wonderful stay in Munich, Germany, we were excited to journey by train to Prague in the Czech Republic. We arrived at the station and started to investigate the price of a ticket. The cashier told us the cost would be 150 euros per person. That was crazy! There had to be a cheaper price!

The Perfect Pizza

by Christian DeMichiel / Sep 12, 2013 /

Millions of people across the globe, including my mother, have been inspired by the book, and now movie, Eat, Pray, Love. When we arrived in Italy, my mother insisted we find the pizza place where Julia Roberts declared her love for the best pizza in the world. Hey, I had no complaints. I was all for finding great pizza in Italy. So off to Naples we went.