What would Anthony eat?

Anthony Bourdain Vietnam

When I watched Anthony Bourdain crouch at a small plastic stool with a hot bowl of noodles, I knew. I wanted that. My love for Bourdain isn’t unique–you could almost call it cliche. But that’s what made him so epic: his rockstar ability to create a cult-like following that revolves around food, travel, and general human interest. When you knew …

How to know it’s time to make a change


As nice as it sounds to live in a tropical paradise year-round, I know I’d miss the seasons. I’d miss the semi-regular shift in the atmosphere, the sense of change, anticipation, and nostalgia that colours the background of every day. I’d miss reuniting with my favourite sweaters and staying inside watching movies guilt-free. I’d miss the excitement my spring allergies …

So, how do you clean your butt?

toilet washroom bidet

I was at a bar last weekend when the conversation seamlessly shifted from world politics and gender stereotypes to cleaning your butt, as it does. We began to reflect on our experiences with toilets abroad… When I found a bidet in nearly every French washroom, I was perplexed. Quoi? When I encountered the classic South East Asian “bum gun”, I …