10 People Who You Probably Didn’t...

24th Mar, 2014

Note: I realize that the title of this entry is grammatically … problematic. But I’m crazy tired and really, really jet-lagged.  Last week, when working on this post, I wasn’t…

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O’Hare, de Gaulle, LaGuardia:...

17th Mar, 2014

The motivation for this post begins nearly a decade ago, which is kind of amazing, if you think about it, because Rand and I were very much a couple, even…

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70 Things I’ve Learned From...

21st Oct, 2013

This is my thousandth post. My thousandth. I can’t really get my head around that number. There are few things, short of bodily functions and actions taken to sustain my…

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What to do In Paris on a Sunday

14th Aug, 2013

– Paris, like most European cities, is a barren wasteland on a Sunday. The shops are all closed, the pastisseries boarded up, the streets empty. You can walk for hours…

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Travel Tip #56

22nd Jul, 2013

  Tip: #56: If you can’t find a chair, improvise. (In case you want to see travel tips 1-55).

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The Paris Gold Ring Scam

17th Jun, 2013

I know I owe you a few stories out of Sydney, but I absolutely have to tell you about something that happened to me – TWICE – in Paris. We’ll…

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WTF Weds: Water Goes Down the Drain the...

15th May, 2013

– I have some disappointing news. Are you sitting down? You should probably sit down. You aren’t going to like what I have to say. This piece of news is…

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A Not-So-Brief History of Apartheid in...

11th Apr, 2013

– After we returned to Cape Town, Rand and I took a township tour. I think, without hyperbole, it may have been one of the most significant experiences of my…

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Superfluous Travel Item I Need (Kinda):...

21st Jan, 2013

– I have some shocking news for you. SHOCKING. Are you sitting down? Have you cleared all breakable objects from your immediate proximity? (Because you are going to wail and…

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