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Jan 23, 2020

Michigan, Minnesota, Montana... oh my!

Katy's sister and father have lived, respectively, in some of the snowiest places in the US. What do they think about the snow nostalgia that plagues so much of the non-snowy world?

Do they agree with the theory that people who are "dreaming of a white Christmas" or joyfully...


Jan 20, 2020

Most people either love snow or hate it. How much of that depends on where you live and how much snow you see in a typical year?

Or maybe our love of snow is determined by how much it gets in the way of our day-to-day lives?

A recent snowstorm hitting Seattle—a city that doesn't see snow often and is ill-equipped to...


Jan 15, 2020

There’s nothing like curling up in your favorite armchair and traveling the world via an amazing book. But what about when the shoe is on the other foot? What about the writers who must craft stories that bring these exotic cities and countries to life? How do they go about it?

On this week’s mini-episode, Katy...


Jan 13, 2020

Most book-lovers would agree that reading is the best way to travel without leaving the comfort of your favorite armchair.

This week, Katy sits down with librarian and world-famous book expert Nancy Pearl to discuss what makes a book a great armchair travel read, as opposed to simply a book set in an unfamiliar place.


Jan 9, 2020

So you set yourself a bunch of New Year’s resolutions and now you’re on your way to Rome. How in the world are you going to keep them? Do you even want to try?

Well, we’ve got good news for you! This week’s mini-episode is all about how to keep your New Year’s Resolutions while in Rome! Want to save money? Eat...