Still Summer to Busy Fall: September Speaking Appearances

Sailing into a Berlin sunset

We don't often write about upcoming conferences and projects (i.e., the business side of things), but many of you have expressed interest, so we're trying to make amends. We also understand that this blogging and business stuff isn't for everyone, so we won't be offended if you decide to head to our thoughts on Paris or Mt. Fuji instead.Days get shorter, nights … [Read more...]

A Long Summer Weekend in Paris, The Instagram Way

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Have you ever come away from a long weekend visiting a city, your map torn in half and frayed along the way? That's good old-fashioned map wear and tear, a sign that you've gotten lost many times. Sometimes you get to your original destination, sometimes you don't. Maybe you've found something else along the way, some unexpected discoveries.That's what makes the … [Read more...]

We Are All More Connected Than We Think


This is a short story in the form of a touching email I received recently. It demonstrates how life sometimes comes full circle in odd and delightful ways.When Dan and I recall all the unusual yet universal connections we've uncovered throughout our travels and life experiences, we often reflect on how "we're all more connected than we think." However, each time … [Read more...]

Hooray World Cuisine: 10 Fabulous Feasts from Around the World for Under $2.00

Street food in Burma

Two bones. Two bucks. Gimme two dollars and I can eat like a king. I can eat like a queen. It’s just a matter of knowing where to look.For all the great food that we eat and food porn we post across Facebook, Twitter, and our website, the prevailing wisdom might be that we’re rolling in the big bucks. Alas, no. But if there’s one thing we’ve learned while … [Read more...]