The Street Art of El Barrio Del Carmen,...

19th May, 2015

There was no sun in Valencia. Only days and days of rain. Everyone repeatedly told us how rare this was, as though we might find solace in that fact, though…

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Hallstatt, Austria: So Pretty, China...

21st Apr, 2015

I don’t think Jeff and Amanda knew what to make of me at first.┬áRand had met Jeff a few years prior when he was having technical issues with his personal…

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The Cock Inn, St. Albans, England

20th Jan, 2015

St. Albans is incredibly charming, and it’s a very short train ride from London, and there are plenty of other reasons to visit. All of them, however, are being crowded…

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Street Art in London’s East End

13th Jan, 2015

  I tried to do a street art walking tour when we were last in London. I’ve always wanted to take one, to have someone point out the Banskys that…

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Positano: Land of a Thousand F*cking...

24th Jun, 2014

At some point, all of the cities on the Amalfi coast started to blur, so I hope you’ll forgive me if I resort to describing all of them as “lovely”…

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More Places to Shop in Munich, Germany

7th May, 2014

  As an American, it’s often weird going to Europe, because their consumer culture isn’t anywhere near what we have at home. There are shops, sure, but there isn’t the…

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“Dear Boston” Marathon...

17th Apr, 2014

I was in Boston a little more than a week ago. It was a brief trip – two days and two nights in the city. It’s a place that I…

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10 Signs From Vancouver and Bowen Island

4th Apr, 2014

Rand and I have been on the road for a little while, so blog content has been a little thin lately (sorry about that). I’ll be back next week with…

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Portland Streets That Inspired the Names...

11th Mar, 2014

I love Portland.   I think it’s because Portland doesn’t seem to care whether or not I love it. I find that sort of apathy-fueled confidence appealing, I think because…

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