Emily Vanns

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7 tips for a successful shared homestay experience

You’re staying in someone’s home you don’t know on a trip. Naturally that means you walk around in your underwear, fart, make a mess in the kitchen, throw used towels on the bathroom floor and hog the TV remote. Right?<p>Of course not. But this picture isn’t as rare as it sounds. Now that more …

San Francisco

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Great Story

The year of reading more and writing better is well underway with writing advice the likes of <b>David Ogilvy</b>’s 10 no-bullshit tips, <b>Henry Miller</b>’s 11 commandments, <b>Jack Kerouac</b>’s 30 beliefs and techniques, <b>John Steinbeck</b>’s 6 pointers, and various invaluable insight from other great writers. Now comes <b>Kurt</b> …

Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to Us, Plus Her Listed Likes and Dislikes

<i>“The list is the origin of culture,”</i> Umberto Eco famously proclaimed. Whether or not he was right about origin, the list is very much a currency of culture, today’s favorite attention-exploitation device in an information economy of countless listicles and innumerable numerical headlines. But what …

Five Herb Pesto

Last week we updated the collection at QUITOKEETO, for summer, and sprinkled some new recipes across the shop site as well. One of the recipes I did …

Virgin Sangria

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