The Book

All Over The Place

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I wrote a book about getting lost and finding yourself and also peeing on things when you are angry. If you liked Twilight, you will probably hate my book.

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“Geraldine DeRuiter’s All Over the Place is a travel memoir of sorts, but I’d enjoy reading pretty much any topic she wanted to cover. Her voice is funny, witty and warm, and her stories sparkle.  This book is a travel companion you’ll be happy you brought along.”

~ Lauren Graham, star of GILMORE GIRLS and New York Times bestselling author of TALKING AS FAST AS I CAN

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The Blog

The Monkeys of Gibraltar

Posted on
Nov 7, 2017
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Note: We were in Spain last spring, but work on the book meant that I haven’t gotten around to blogging about a lot of the places we visited. In keeping with the better-late-than-never mindset that characterizes much of my life, I’m finally writing about some of the strange and wonderful things we saw. If you want…

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The Faded Glory of Route 66

Posted on
Oct 4, 2017
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My immigrant parents, while bestowing upon me the gift of worldliness, with their accents and many passports and the ease with which they code-switched, yelling at one another in English, German, Italian, and Russian, left a glaring omission in my childhood: there was no Americana. It was not that America itself was absent from my…

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  • Why let Venice have all the fun? Milan's canals aren't quite as impressive or as famous, but on a sunny afternoon, they are a great place for a stroll.
  • I didn't even use a filter. This is just the color of the sky in #Milan.
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  • Everything here looks like it's part of the set of a Wes Anderson movie.
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