It's a truth universally acknowledged that travel expands our knowledge of the world and the people who share our planet. We gaze up at awe-inspiring cathedrals and admire heroic sculptures, but at the end of the day it's the homely elements of another nation's life that can feel the most foreign.
Hence the WC, aka the water closet.
Our hotel in Strasburg was a testament to why Europe has it all over us In terms of design. By comparison, the United States has barely emerged from the outhouse.
I'd just like to ask - why don't we all have heated towel racks?
Wouldn't a separate little stall for the commode improve life as we know it?
And at long last I understand those annoying women on the Home and Garden channel who reject an entire house based on the fact that it doesn't offer double sinks.