Tag Archives: travel

Swipes?

What do the following cities have in common: Berkeley, California; Paris, France; and Missoula, Montana? You may not have guessed (or maybe you did?!) that they are each home to an amazing independent Shakespeare & Company bookstore (all unaffiliated with … Continue reading

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San Mateo County History Museum recap

Last month, we were temporarily residing in Redwood City, where I took advantage of many local amenities, including the San Mateo County History Museum and the awesome used bookstore in the basement, Encore Books on the Square. Here are some of the highlights … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Chicago(land)

Sometimes people email me and they are like “HEY I AM GOING TO CHICAGO” and I am like “AWESOME” and then I type them up an email of everything I think they should do. From now on, I’ll just send them … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Ottawa

A friend asked, so here are some Greatest Hits of Ottawa (According to Amanda) in the form of a partial and evolving list of thing to do / see / eat for future visitors and / or residents and other interested … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in San Diego

So far, the best thing about living in SoCal (Southern California) is when people visit, which they do with some frequency due to Nicest Weather Ever Syndrome, because then we get to go do fun things. Keep in mind, the weather … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Los Angeles

So far, the best thing about living in SoCal (Southern California) is when people visit, which they do with some frequency due to Nicest Weather Ever Syndrome, because then we get to go do fun things. Keep in mind, the weather … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Montreal and Quebec City

Sometimes people email me and they are like “HEY I AM GOING TO QUEBEC” and I am like “AWESOME” and then I type them up an email of everything I think they should do. From now on, I’ll just send them … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Orange County

The best thing about Orange County is when people visit, which they do with some frequency due to Nicest Weather Ever Syndrome, because then we get to go do fun things. Keep in mind, the weather is constantly amazing / … Continue reading

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Remember that time I lived in DC?

If you’re like me, probably only barely. Here are some photos from adventure time in DC with SS! (Posting them here because I’m on a self-imposed ban from Facebook: home of micro-agressions that stress me out too much during the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on travel (mash-up!)

Just another research mash-up from the archives and other places for you cats (in chronological order, no less). “Bypasses are devices which allow some people to drive from point A to point B very fast whilst other people dash from … Continue reading

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