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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...


Jan 6, 2020

What are your resolutions this year? And did you get your resolutions done last year?

We start every year with our Resolutions episode, where we look back on last year’s accomplishments (or non-accomplishments, as the case may be), and look ahead with ambition (if you're Tiffany) or playfulness and curiosity (if...


Dec 30, 2019

What did Shakespeare think about his own mortality? Is it possible to discern how he felt about death from his writing? We explore the intersection of art and death in this special presentation of the pilot to non-starter podcast In Black Ink that Katy created years before The Bittersweet Life. In it, she talks with...