Category Archives : North America

Top 5 Things to See and Do in Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis Travel Guide: What Not to Miss in Memphis, Tennessee… 5. Eat a fried peanut-butter-and-banana sandwich at The Arcade: Decidedly not good for you, but delightful nonetheless, is Elvis’ favorite sandwich at Memphis’s oldest restaurant–and one that claims the King as a regular. (Order a tall glass of milk with your sandwich. You’re going to need it.) If […]

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Top 5 Things to See and Do in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville Travel Guide: What Not to Miss in Music City, USA… 5. Fill-in-Your-Own-Music-Experience: There’s a little something musical for everyone here. Country fan? Head to the Country Music Hall of Fame. The Grand Ole Opry more your speed? Check. There’s a Johnny Cash museum‘, the historic Ryman Auditorium, and dozens upon dozens of live-music venues. Pick […]

Revolver Coffee, Vancouver, BC

Revolver Coffee in Vancouver, BC: Our Favorite Coffee Shop Ever

I would honestly go back to Vancouver solely to have a latte at Revolver Coffee. It is that good. And the space is wonderful too. This is no Starbucks: there’s no wi-fi, and there’s nothing corporate-feeling about Revolver. It’s funky and hipster-friendly, but it isn’t too focused on design: it’s focused on coffee. And after drinking […]


I’ve started working on the book again–after too long a break to deal with some distractions that sucked up my time–and it feels great to be writing again. I’m happy with the progress I made last November (during my failed attempt at NaNoWriMo) and I’ve jumped back in with both feet. I’m thinking a lot […]



Tonight, I’m sitting at my computer, drinking a cup of hot Trader Joe’s “Well Rested” tea (chamomile with accents of mint and lemongrass), listening as Jesse and some friends play music in the living room. They are practicing for a mutual friend’s wedding this month, and the songs are lovely. I can hear the piano, […]