Archives for June, 2013

My favorite in-flight movie is the in-flight map—the one that starts playing before take-off, a blinking white airplane icon that inches through the night across a digital map of the world. I find the constant frame of reference somewhat comforting—the visible proof of my own progress, and a clear reminder that while I am dozing…

Summer is upon us, and though I’ve spent my first few weeks at home in sunny, Washington, DC, my suitcase is crying from neglect. “Now is the time to travel!” says just about everyone to me. School’s out, the warm weather wants us to celebrate, and the mountains and seaside are calling. Of the Four…