Greetings from Lake Ohrid, Macedonia. I am writing this early in the morning, and the sun is pouring into our hotel room. Of course, thanks to the patchy internet, I am confined to one small corner of the room with the computer, in hopes of posting this successfully.
It’s definitely not all glitz and glam here on the road.
In the past few weeks we have been adventuring around the Balkans. During our downtime, we have been laying low in various AirBnB apartments, and taking advantage of fast WiFi from some unexpected locations (thank you Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina, for your amazing internet speed).
Thanks to you, world, for being full of plenty interesting things to read, while I laze away an evening in the spiral that is the world wide web.
What weddings looked like the year you were born. And all these brides thought they were ‘timeless…’
One of my favorite celebrity couples, Ina & Jeffrey, remind us that sometimes love is real.
We’ve all heard about the recent celeb split that broke the Internet, but I loved this article about Angelina.
Great words to say out loud. Indubitably.
(Side note: many of the Balkan languages, including Serbian, are 100% phonetic. That means there is no such thing as a spelling bee in Serbia. We met some young people who were baffled by the idea.)
Secrets hotels just don’t want you to know. And now we all know.
Gorgeous temporary tattoos. My contribution to the family Christmas?
Design your life. I’m trying to.
I love the idea of a ‘crappy’ dinner party. No pressure, all of the fun.
So much has been written about author Elena Ferrante’s recently discovered identity. I’ve been avoiding all of it. I just don’t wanna know.
Another author I really respect, Michael Chabon, just wrote an amazing piece about his fashion-forward son. Love.
10 restaurants that shaped America.
One of the best food blogs just turned ten years old.
Smitten Kitchen’s advice to new food bloggers everywhere.
I always wondered how much damage a dishwasher does to my fancy knives.
Anthony Bourdain agrees with me – the pumpkin spice craze has gots to go.
Darwinism in action.
Tips to take better travel photos. Take note, self.
Pilots have the best views.
Most importantly of all, the due date is looming. Register to vote now.
I hope you have a fantastic, fun-filled weekend wherever you are. We will be at a cabin in the middle of nowhere in Greece, eating our weight in Greek salad, hiking, and planning the rest of our road trip.
Until next time…