The heat seemed to have a sound of its own. It hissed and sighed, pricking at my skin with razor teeth as we made our way across the scorched parking lot where yellow autos crouched like enormous beetles—their drivers waiting out the heat of the […]
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If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to get drunk with Charles Dickens, I’m here to answer, well, at least part of your quandary. Dickens may be long dead, but it is still possible to drink like the famed author would have. Ready […]
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the struggle of living abroad. This is mostly because two dear friends of mine settled abroad for the very first time in their lives and now, three years later, are still struggling to adjust. As someone who […]
Vancouver is an amazing city for many reasons, but I particularly love that it’s easy to visit any time of the year. Because of its moderate climate, Vancouver weather rarely ranges in the extreme and can be pleasant whether you visit in winter or summer. […]
Cherry blossom season is upon us again and is scheduled to hit Tokyo sometime in late March. This is arguably one of the best, and most beautiful times of year to visit Japan, and it’s probably nearly impossible to imagine springtime in Japan without […]