There are some sights that are just better the second time around. Usually you don’t realize this the first time you’re visiting, but rather the next. Usually.
I’m sure you’ve heard of the Dead Sea – where the salt levels are so intense that you can just float without any effort. Before our Chile trip, I didn’t […]
One time in Prague, my sister and I were faced with a tough decision: spend part of our very limited budget on admission to some culturally relevant museum or instead, check […]
Next, the woman behind the counter asked for 3,000 COP each (about $3 total) and again pointed upwards saying, “Observación” and waved us toward the metal detectors.
Umm… “Sí?” and also, “¿Qué the hell pasa?”
I was over at my sister’s apartment the other day and she pulled out a new book she’d recently picked up, Lonely Planet Great Adventures. In mainly picture format, the […]
As unlikely as it may seem, I actually have a bachelors degree in Art. That being said, if you ever found yourself wandering around a prestigious art museum with me […]
A while back my sister and I were having a conversation about the hotels we’d stayed at in our lives. Astonishingly, she claims to remember just about every room. For […]
The big Northeast Blackout of 2003 happened while I was spending a summer as a nanny on Long Island in New York. If you recall, this was a pretty big deal and […]
Old habits die hard. From the years 2001 to 2010 there were only two short summers in my life that I didn’t need to save quarters in order to do laundry. The […]
A while back, while sitting in a bar drinking with my friend Thomas, I lamented about needing to come up with more blog post ideas. He said I should write […]