Where to Eat in New Orleans

The Big Easy is one of our favorite U.S. destinations because is has a cultural and food scene like nowhere else. You can easily get overwhelmed with all the food options, so we thought we’d share a few of our favorites. Here’s how we suggest spending a day eating your way through NOLA.

Is an Overnight Stay in Greenland Worth It?

Wow! We weren’t sure what to expect from the overnight trip we took to Kulusuk, Greenland 🇬🇱 from Reykjavik, Iceland 🇮🇸. We honestly booked the trip for the novelty of going to Greenland—a giant island that is so unknown to most travelers. We really wanted to see icebergs and a totally different terrain and wayContinue reading “Is an Overnight Stay in Greenland Worth It?”

Chicago!

I can’t believe I had never been to Chicago until last week! It’s not that I hadn’t tried. Something always came up, and I had to cancel my plans: a hurricane, a fight with my college boyfriend, etc. I was beginning to think I’d never see the Second City! I finally made it, and I’mContinue reading “Chicago!”

Why I’ll Never Say I’m Canadian

Well the obvious answer is that I’m not Canadian. I’m American. I don’t always feel like I agree with the majority of Americans. Nor do I think the world view of Americans represents who I am. But who does? I love my country. Not with blind national pride, nor with the false idea that livingContinue reading “Why I’ll Never Say I’m Canadian”

The Dying Gaul Filled My Heart with Joy

I was absolutely thrilled, as I was walking along the National Mall, to see an ad for The Dying Gaul on exhibit at the National Gallery of Art. This is the sculpture that made me fall in love with Greek art (even if it is actually a Roman replica of a bronze sculpture). The rawContinue reading “The Dying Gaul Filled My Heart with Joy”