From the Map Category: Place to Eat [Restaurant] How I heard about this place: this Autostraddle city guide for Denver I am a vegan/vegetarian (used to be vegan, started eating eggs again), and I love vegan/vegetarian restaurants. I seek them out in every city. City O' City is a vegetarian or vegan-friendly restaurant near the Denver state… Continue reading City O’ City, Denver, Colorado
From the Map Category: Place to Sleep How I heard about this place: Thrillist article on best hostels in the US I've stayed in one hostel before this one in Denver. That was in the Washington, DC area when I saw one of my favorite bands of all time, Perfect Pussy. I stayed in a… Continue reading Hostel Fish, Denver, Colorado
It's been a while. It is a blogging cliché: Straying for a couple of months and then writing a quick post explaining what happened and promising to write more. I'm still going to do it anyway. A Chronological List of What I've Been Doing Instead of Writing: I went to Belize and Guatemala!!!! I celebrated… Continue reading The Geographical Cure: Travel, Lifestyle, and Bisexual Culture Vulture?
I'm going backpacking for 8 days in Belize & Guatemala. I leave on Saturday. I'm really excited, this is my first international trip, etc. I've been working on this packing list for a while. I've been tweaking it and trying to eliminate as much superfluity as possible, with the goal of fitting everything into one carry-on… Continue reading Belize & Guatemala: A Packing List
As I mentioned, I was in Annapolis last week. I didn't go anywhere on The Map. I was busy decompressing, re-compressing, and decompressing again. Somewhere in there I shipped all my shit back to SE Michigan. I flew to Baltimore on Spirit Airlines. This was my first time flying Spirit, and, as everyone knows, Spirit… Continue reading An Empowering Packing List for Sweaty, Sad People
I have some travel plans for 2017: May: I'm going to DC/DMV (the DC-Maryland-Virginia megalopolis, for the uninitiated) next week. I'm hoping to visit the Maryland state capital building. It's on the Map. May: I'm spending 8 days backpacking in Belize and Guatemala. I'm going to San Ignacio, Tikal, and Caye Caulker, which is a… Continue reading Travel: 2017
Some useful information about D.C.'s Reagan National Airport and some side-tracking as well: Yesterday was an adrenaline day: I woke up, hauled my possessions to FedEx (I'm moving back to Michigan), and hopped on the Metro and headed to DC for the afternoon, and then flew to Michigan - all in a 12 hour period.… Continue reading Airport Notes: DCA
So, I keep lists. The list I'm most devoted to chronicles everywhere I want to go. I used the bland "to go" construction (unacceptable for someone who studies in red brick buildings older than the constitution). I was aiming at something like "venture" or even "travel". But many of these places on my list come nowhere… Continue reading In which I confess to having quirks