3009, 2016
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I Killed a Chicken with My Own Two Hands, Pt. 2

By |September 30th, 2016|Beach, Culture, Food, Vietnam|

The girl led me to a hacked up wooden block lying in the dirt, handed me a dull machete, looked me in the eyes, and made a karate [...]

2909, 2016
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Belgians vs. Buffon

By |September 29th, 2016|Belgium, Culture, Italy, Nightlife, Sports|

Disclaimer: if you are Belgian, stop now. I apologize to your people. Watching the Euro Cup in Italy is like watching the Super Bowl in the United States, [...]

2909, 2016
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It’s Getting Hot, Hot, HOT

By |September 29th, 2016|Outdoors, Spain, Tips, Weather|

Let me tell you a little bit about Spanish heat. When I arrived in Córdoba at 5pm on a Sunday, I went straight to the main square. There [...]

2209, 2016
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I ventured into Antwerp’s red-light district. It went okay.

By |September 22nd, 2016|Belgium, Culture, Drinks, Gap Year, Nightlife|

(Author’s note: I felt too awkward to take a photo in the red-light district. Bonus points to someone who grabs a selfie with one of the professionals there. [...]

308, 2016
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Vucciria: Your Mother’s Nightmare, Your Jersey Shore Cousin’s Dream

By |August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

What do you get when you cross hundreds of macho tank top guys, disgusting street food, broken glass, and giant speakers? Vucciria. Palermo may be all beautiful cathedrals [...]

208, 2016
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The Subtle Snorer

By |August 2nd, 2016|Hostels, Italy|

By and large, I’ve had tremendous luck with hostel roommates (most notably in Milan with a trio of British bicyclists who pranced inside, moist and Spandex-ed, and proceeded [...]

108, 2016
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I Killed a Chicken with My Own Two Hands, Pt. 1

By |August 1st, 2016|Culture, Food, Vietnam|

When I was in kindergarten my class put on a weird musical production of the Yellow Submarine in which we all dressed up as sea [...]

2907, 2016
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The 8 Types of Guys Who Will Hit on You in Hawaii

By |July 29th, 2016|Culture, Dating, Hawaii|

In Waikiki, there are more honeymooners than hotel rooms, so love is definitely in the air. And on the beach. And...behind that rustling bush? Gross. [...]

2707, 2016
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Ritter, Happier, More Productive

By |July 27th, 2016|Food, Germany|

Judging from my Twitter feed, most of my friends back home have spent the past month wandering around public parks, dodging real pigeons in search of virtual Pidgeots. [...]

2607, 2016
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Cow Spleen Just Like Mama Used to Make

By |July 26th, 2016|Culture, Food, Italy|

“Hmm, a walking tour of Palermo’s street food. That sounds harmless, easy, and delicious,” I thought to myself. Ahh, what a glorious thing, naïveté. I booked the tour. [...]