Episode 297: SNOW

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...

Bittersweet Moment #40: TRAVELING TO WRITE (with Jess Walter)

There’s nothing like curling up in your favorite armchair and traveling the world via an amazing book. But 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...

Episode 296: READING (with Nancy Pearl)

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...

Bittersweet Moment #39: ROMAN RESOLUTIONS

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...

Episode 295: VENTI VENTI

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...