My 55 best travel tips

30th Apr, 2012

It is almost May. I’m slightly alarmed by this. Not just because the year is zipping by, and I’m wondering how I squandered away all that time with so little…

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Food Porn Friday: Brunch at The Woodsman...

27th Apr, 2012

– We weren’t cool enough for The Woodsman Tavern, and we knew it. We’d found ourselves at the Portland restaurant at the recommendation of our friend Matt. We’d tried to…

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Anatomy of a Souvenir: Little bird in a...

– I’m not big on souvenirs. At least, not in the traditional sense.┬áRand and I are on the road a lot, and if I purchased every delightfully tasteless memento I…

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WTF Wednesday: Some Serious Oversights...

25th Apr, 2012

Dear Deutsche Museum, I like you, I really do. You are at the top of my list of attractions to visit in Munich. I had a ridiculously fun time roaming…

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8 Totally Innocuous German Words That...

23rd Apr, 2012

When I was ten or eleven, my mother took my brother and me to see Universal Soldier in the movie theater, at my brother’s request. For those of you unfamiliar…

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The Miserable Life of Anton, a Bavarian...

This is Anton. – Anton’s life is miserable.

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The Week: April 20, 2012

20th Apr, 2012

Folks, it’s the 20th of March April. Yup. It’s 4-20. While I’m sure many of you are celebrating this Friday in completely wholesome, legitimate ways (like going to the movies…

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Food Porn Friday: Pok Pok Thai...

– Pok Pok, for a lot of people in the northwest, is probably old news. When I first visited it a little over a year ago at the recommendation of…

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Lunch at Munich’s Viktualienmarkt:...

19th Apr, 2012

– Munich was sunlit and warm when we visited a few weeks ago. So warm, in fact, that Rand and I – along with hundreds of other folks – were…

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