10 awesome-tastic travel terms

31st Jul, 2009

Once, many years ago, I had my heart broken by a boy. And he was ruthless, in a way so creative and diabolical, that it was humorous. Like the time…

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Ask the Everywhereist

30th Jul, 2009

  Because I LOVE hearing what I have to say (and I know that you do, too), I’m launching a new weekly feature on the blog: Ask the Everywhereist. It’s…

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10 solutions for memory-making when...

29th Jul, 2009

  It’s 104 degrees in Seattle … do you know where your camera is? This was going to be a post about what happens when a city full of pasty…

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Time to talk of many things. Or just...

I was going to wait a while to post about Oyster.com. Not because I don’t think the site is worth talking about – I most certainly do. Oyster might just…

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Birthdays, moon landings, and why you...

28th Jul, 2009

My cousin was born on the day of the moon landing, which makes it incredibly easy to remember his birthday. The day Aston was born is part of family lore: journalists came…

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5 questions for the TSA

27th Jul, 2009

I’ve been reading the TSA blog, which is a dark and ugly place. Then again, so is the TSA itself. Seriously – have you seen the new Harry Potter movie?…

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Creature comforts in San Diego

This city guide probably won’t help anyone. Or rather, it will probably only help me, in a cathartic sense. It probably won’t help you plan a trip to San Diego,…

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10 Countries You’ve Never Heard...

24th Jul, 2009

I love all the ways my education has failed me – particularly when it comes to issues of geography or international awareness. In some ways, it’s profoundly awesome. I can…

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