Topic: vacation

Gallery: Gross Things I Ate In Europe

Gallery: Gross Things I Ate In Europe

Guten tag from Deutschland! As you may know, I’ve just arrived back in Berlin after a delightful two weeks of swanning around Europe. And as eating exotic and delicious foods is an integral part of any decent vacation, I decided to say auf wiedersehen to my dumb diet for a little while and eat whatever I fancied. Some of the things I ate were gross-good, some were gross-gross, and yet others were just awesome. Come along with me on a vegan culinary tour of the old continent. More »

Why Margaritaville Is The Worst Song Of All Time

Why Margaritaville Is The Worst Song Of All Time

The contest for Worst Song in the World has a lot of entries. My own father, for example, holds that the shittiest song of all time is “A Horse with No Name” by America — a fine choice, I must say. Another contender is absolutely anything by The Eagles. But I’d like to make the argument that Jimmy Buffet’s “Margaritaville,” that late-seventies ditty about a descent into alcoholism during an extended Florida vacation, is the single most laughably terrible song ever to sully our airwaves. If you will, a lyrical analysis: More »

How To Achieve Fighting On A Romantic Vacation

How To Achieve Fighting On A Romantic Vacation

Over at TresSugar, there’s a smart and informative article about how to avoid fighting on a romantic couples vacation. But since we have a sneaking suspicion that fights may erupt no matter how hard you try to prevent them, we wonder what would happen if you not only embraced the likelihood of arguing when you’re supposed to be being romantic, but indeed did things to encourage it to happen. More »