February 15th: The most romantic night,...

15th Feb, 2011

Dinner reservations have been made. I rummaged through my closet, pulled out an array of dresses, tossed half of them back in, pulled out some different ones, and think I…

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Unhappy with your hotel room? Grab your...

14th Feb, 2011

The nice thing about the amount that Rand and I travel is that it’s made me less fussy about things. No, really. It has. What? Why are you laughing? I’m…

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Getting to downtown Sofia: Part 2

26th Jan, 2011

I feel like, in my honest account of Sofia, I’ve been a bit hard on the town. This was not my intention. But whenever a tourist walks through a city,…

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Everything you need to know about...

6th Jan, 2011

Sometimes, you get taken for a ride, in every respect. I’ll be honest: when Rand and I first arrived in Bulgaria, I was a little freaked. It was the first…

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Dick Move, Plaza Inn and Suites at...

28th Sep, 2010

I’ve been alluding to the experience of which I’m about to tell you for a while now. And I’d put it off for the last few weeks, because, frankly, I…

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Geeking out at the Sci-Fi Museum

27th Sep, 2010

My friend Lauren came up to see me a few weeks ago for my birthday. She hopped on a plane and flew up to Seattle from San Francisco, for no…

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10 reasons why you shouldn’t trash...

16th Sep, 2010

– Note: While this was written on Monday night, I only just posted it now. Fear not – Rand and I are safely home and out of our terrible hotel.…

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Dear Seattle: Visit Oregon wine country....

4th Aug, 2010

Dear residents of Seattle; First off, a brief apology. I am sure that I have flipped off the vast majority of you in traffic. On more passive aggressive occasions, I…

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Ask the Everywhereist: about humidity,...

19th Jul, 2010

In lieu of a guest blog post this week, I’ve decided to resurrect my short-lived Ask The Everywhereist feature. That way I can still exploit my readers for content (via…

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