Something about Belgium has been calling out to me every since I studied it for my fifth grade country report. I don’t know exactly what it was, but I certainly know what it is now, and that something is beer. Two years spent living in the birthplace of bottom-fermenting beer will turn you into somewhat of … More Next up: Belgium
While most of my time this trip has been devoted to a friend’s wedding festivities, baseball games, work and hiding from the rain, I did have a chance to sneak in an architectural walking tour. I highly recommend any of the Chicago Architecture Foundation‘s tours for both tourists AND locals–they’re led by volunteer docents who make … More Greetings from: Chicago
I make a lot of trips home. But to be fair, there’s a lot of really good stuff in my city. And even on short visits like these, when I don’t get to see all that much of it, the inbound view makes it worth the trek.
My coworker sent me this story today on the best time to book a plane ticket, and I decided I needed to test the 54-days-in-advance theory. Since I didn’t feel like doing the math (words girl) or counting the days on my calendar, I turned to the trusty Internet and found this easy calculator. Looks like … More In the works: Toronto
I just found you can take a train from Vancouver to Toronto, so my workday is basically over. … More Dreaming of: Canada by rail
Any time I can drive an hour and cross a state line is a pretty exciting time. When I can cross more than one, it’s a grade-A thrill. Throw in tubing and a picnic, and it’s basically a personal holiday. … More 42. Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia
Now let’s do this thing.