in reply to Learning by doing.
Browse SoPW for questions that you think you can answer and write the code - even if you don't post it. You can use other answers as a crib. Do the same sort of thing with Cool Uses for Perl.
An Englishman in New York
An American Werewolf in London
An American in Paris
The Innocents Abroad
An Idiot Abroad
Robinson Crusoe on Mars
A Connecticut_Yankee in King Arthur's Court
There and Back Again
Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World
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