Rye All the Confusion?

I recently had the most perplexing response from a well seasoned and knowledgeable bartender when I asked if he had any rye whisky. “I've got Canadian Club and Crown Royal,” he said, proudly displaying the bottles. Now, I've had this same interaction a few times over the years and had already looked into why in the world a bartender would call a Canadian whisky a rye. The short answer: he's Canadian.

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Loose Ends

It is pretty incredible when you have finally made it to the finish line. The point where all the dreaming, planning, talking, procrastinating, and worrying has finally turned into the trip of a life time.  Our jobs are quit, our last minute packages have arrived, our bags new, tidy, and full of neurotically organized travel cubes.  The road lies before us and all we can think about are what kind of snacks to fill our cooler with as we worry about the cost of gas on the open road. We are tying up our loose ends and spending our last few days with the ones we love. Even if they tell us we are crazy for leaving them in the first place.   Follow us as we examine the life of the (semi) professional nomad.  

Anna & Andrew