It’s no secret that New York City is hands-down one of the priciest cities in the U.S. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t visit on a budget. Here’s six fun and FREE things you can do in New York, illustrated by pictures of me traipsing around the city in a cow onesie last week, because it was cold as hell and it’s the warmest thing I own. And it makes for some pretty amoosing photo ops. (Amoosing = amusing. Get it? Yeah, if you…Continue Reading “#MOOYORK: Udderly Affordable Things to Do In New York City”

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the first-ever edition of Shit American Tourists Say. Today’s episode focuses on what these most fascinating individuals say when placed in an environment they’re not used to. We’re not in Kansas anymore, folks. Here are the best things I overheard our lovely Americans say in Keflavik Airport in Iceland. Please note these all occurred within 20 minutes. 1. Passenger: “Where’s the big statue with the pot? I want to take a picture for the grandkids.” Airline worker: “That’s straight down…Continue Reading “S**t American Tourists Say: Iceland Edition”

If you’ve talked to me for longer than ten minutes, you know that I’m about as patriotic as a potato. (Read: not patriotic at all.) Whenever anyone asks me where I’m from, I always say “California” instead of America. I even went as far to lie on my account that I’m from Montreal (which only led to my host in Venice, Italy trying to speak to me in French). Aside from all the obvious reasons┬áthat I’m not a huge fan of my own country…Continue Reading “How Not to Suck as an American Tourist 101”