The Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, Minnesota – The Everywhereist

There's so much to love about Minneapolis, and the Walker Art Center is no exception.

http://bit.ly/walkermn

Bar Luce: A Wes Anderson Designed Cafe in Milan, Italy – The Everywhereist

I visited Bar Luce - a Wes Anderson designed cafe in Milan - and was exactly what you'd expect.

http://bit.ly/BarLuceMilan

Yellow Invisalign, Floor M&Ms, and Why the Neighbors Hate Us. – The Everywhereist

Rand and I recently moved across town and I accidentally dyed my Invisalign yellow and we have cardboard on our windows and for some reason now the neighbors aren't talking to us.

http://bit.ly/invisayellow

authors | Rain Taxi

Friends - I'll be in Minneapolis this weekend for the Twin Cities Book Fair - come join me as I sign books and try to act comfortable in front of strangers. :) http://www.raintaxi.com/twin-cities-book-festival/authors/

I Have Written About Currywurst, My Love. – The Everywhereist

Life is fleeting, love is eternal. Eat currywurst (my new post, which I am immensely proud of.)

http://bit.ly/curryplane

I Visited The Birthplace of the Atom Bomb. Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Bradbury Science Museum, New Mexico. – The Everywhereist

I wrote about visiting the Los Alamos National Laboratory in NM - where the first atom bomb was built - and how the truth is always more complicated than we think it is.

http://bit.ly/losalamoslab

Less Critical State Secrets

Oh, hi. My piece went up in The New Yorker's Shouts & Murmurs section. NBD. (Just kidding, it's a big deal, I'm freaking out over it.)

https://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/less-critical-state-secrets

The Surprising Clarity I Got From An Unclear Pregnancy Test

Hey everyone - I just wrote my first piece on Refinery29 about babies and not having them and confusing Japanese pregnancy tests.

http://www.refinery29.com/2017/09/168325/pregnancy-test-results-negative-relief

Rain Taxi

Hey, Minneapolis peeps! I will be at the Twin Cities Book Festival on Saturday, October 14th, with the amazing Doug Mack - come see us talk about travel and lord knows what else. :)

The Infinite Hypocrisy of Fake Feminist Men – The Everywhereist

I was slut-shamed at one of my readings by a guy who claimed to be a feminist.
http://bit.ly/fakefeminist

Stop Saying Mansplaining Isn’t a Big Deal. It is. – The Everywhereist

I wrote about Soylent last week.

Then I had my own poops mansplained to me.

Here's why that's a problem.

http://bit.ly/splaining

I Tried Soylent. It Didn’t Go Well. – The Everywhereist

"I was slightly concerned about ingesting something developed by guys who felt that the prep work for corn dogs and ramen was too much for them."

I decided to try Soylent for a week. I lasted 2 days.

http://bit.ly/oylent

Reading All Over The Place for Your Book Club? Invite Me. – The Everywhereist

Psst - if your book club selects ALL OVER THE PLACE, let me know. I'll call in and answer questions and basically make a fool of myself.

http://bit.ly/realGchat

Stop Telling Bloggers They Aren’t Writers – The Everywhereist

An important message for all my fellow bloggers who hope to one day be writers: you're already there.

http://bit.ly/BlogWrite

WTF Weds: I have a brain tumor. I’ve named it Steve. – The Everywhereist

Five years ago today, I wrote this post. As the healthcare debate rages on, it feels pertinent. The ACA has helped a lot of people.

The Whisper at The Finish Line – The Everywhereist

I thought that publishing my book would be like crossing a finish line. Turns out that it's just the start of another race.
http://bit.ly/whisline

Blogger & Author (with Geraldine DeRuiter)

Need something to listen to while you work out/stress about the state of the republic/drive to work? I recorded an episode of The Half Hour Intern - check it out!

http://www.halfhourintern.com/careers/blogger-author-with-geraldine-deruiter

Stop Telling Me to Stay in My Lane. There Are No Lanes Anymore. – The Everywhereist

New post, about why ignoring politics is a privilege many of us have lost in recent months.

http://bit.ly/nolanes

Father’s Day Cards for Broken People. – The Everywhereist

From the archives: I made Father's Day cards for broken people. Because some dads are jerks but we love them anyway.

http://bit.ly/DadIssues

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico – The Everywhereist

At The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, you can see how the beauty of the New Mexican landscape influenced one of the foremost American Modernists.

Also some of the paintings look like lady parts.

http://bit.ly/OKeeffeMus

Portland friends! I will be reading at the Powell's on Hawthorne tomorrow night at 7:30, and I'll be on KATU's AM Northwest and Afternoon Live shows tomorrow as well! SET YOUR DVRs, I AM GONNA RACK UP SOME FCC FINES.

Everett Library, WA

Psst! If you live in Western Washington, I'll be speaking at the Everett Public Library tomorrow at 6pm. I'll be reading from my memoir and also talking about why sometimes being a terrible traveler is the best way to go. :D

https://www.epls.org/calendar.aspx

Geraldine DeRuiter at Powell's Books on Hawthorne

Friends, I am going to be in Portland NEXT THURSDAY! Come join me while I awkward read out loud and pretend to be clever.

Geraldine DeRuiter at Powell's Books on Hawthorne

Join Geraldine DeRuiter as she reads excerpts from her new memoir, ALL OVER THE PLACE: ADVENTURES IN TRAVEL, TRUE LOVE, AND PETTY THEFT, answers audience questions about her fear of pigeons, and nervously autographs books (which still feels surreal for her, TBH.)

The Thoma Foundation and the Galleries of Canyon Road, Santa Fe – The Everywhereist

After feeling out of place in the ritzy galleries of Canyon Road, New Mexico, I found one that turned us into works of art.

http://bit.ly/thomagal

Events List - Powell's Books

Attention PDX friends: I will be reading from and signing copies of my new book at the Powell's ON HAWTHORNE on Thursday, June 15th at 7:30pm. Come join me and pretend that you don't notice the frosting on my shirt.

http://www.powells.com/event

I Sent A Press-Release to Everyone Who’s Ever Sent Me a Press Release. – The Everywhereist

In a somewhat jerky but utterly satisfying act of revenge, I sent a press release out to everyone who's ever sent me a spammy press release.

http://bit.ly/revengepr

All Over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft

Friends, the ebook version of ALL OVER THE PLACE is now on sale for $3.99 on Barnes and Noble. That's, like, a penny a poop joke. THIS IS THE BARGAIN OF THE CENTURY.

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/reviews/all-over-the-place-geraldine-deruiter/1124564367?ean=9781610397643

Melancholy and the Infinite Skies of Santa Fe – The Everywhereist

I wrote this about Santa Fe. It's sadder than I intended it to be. But I still like the post. And I still like New Mexico.

http://bit.ly/infiniteSF

Meow Wolf’s House of Eternal Return, Santa Fe, New Mexico – The Everywhereist

Meow Wolf was one of the most amazing places I've ever visited - as soon as I stopped trying to understand it, that is.

http://bit.ly/MeowWlf

How to Explain Trump While Traveling Abroad – The Everywhereist

I wrote a post about an issue that keeps coming up as a travel. (Yes, this is a political post.)

http://bit.ly/TrumpAbroad

Geraldine DeRuiter answers your questions — Ask the Author

Psst! I'm currently doing an AMA on Goodreads RIGHT NOW!

Leave your questions about travel, publishing, blogging or whatever and I'll do my best to answer!

https://www.goodreads.com/author/13911166.Geraldine_DeRuiter/questions

My Book is Officially Out in the World. – The Everywhereist

Psst. Hey everyone, in case you missed the news, I wrote a book. And it's now out.

http://bit.ly/AOTPnow

All Over The Place – The Everywhereist

You guys. YOU GUYS. It's launch day for my book. I've basically been running around the house screaming in my pjs which I will probably not change out of today.

http://www.everywhereist.com/all-over-the-place/

Geraldine DeRuiter’s new book chronicles the Italian hike of a lifetime

Exciting news: an excerpt from my book (WHICH COMES OUT TOMORROW) is in today's edition of the Globe and Mail. :)

Photos du journal

Hey everybody! I'm doing an AMA for Goodreads. Ask Me Anything about travel, writing, Jeff Goldblum, and baked goods.

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/13911166.Geraldine_DeRuiter

Why is It So Hard to Be Self-Promotional if You’re a Woman? – The Everywhereist

New post, about why it's so hard for so many women (myself included) to talk about their own achievements.

http://bit.ly/tuffpromo

Pre-order Price Guarantee. | All Over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft

Amazon is having a sale on my book - it's only $13.68 - almost half the cover price! Pre-order now to get an awesome deal and my undying gratitude.

The Evergrey

Hey, Seattle friends! You could win tickets to my book launch, and a free copy of my book. Just leave a comment on The Evergrey's post about why Seattle is home to you.

Click to get a preview of ALL OVER THE PLACE

Psst! Hey friends - if you want to read the opening pages to my book, you can here (you don't need to download a thing). CHECK IT OUT!!!

https://app.snapapp.com/allovertheplace

Slip Sliding Away – The Everywhereist

I wrote about my dad dying, and my parents' marriage, and what to do when you inherit someone else's past.

http://bit.ly/PastSlide

Erasing Lines at The Hagia Sophia, Turkey – The Everywhereist

At a time when many people are trying to draw lines of demarcation between Christians and Muslims, between "Us" and "Them", the Hagia Sophia is beautiful reminder that we're all here together.

http://bit.ly/HagiaMus

Unhelpful Charts for Writers – The Everywhereist

I made a bunch of charts that capture the joyous misery of being a writer. If you can relate, I'm sorry.

http://bit.ly/FlowWriter

Galata Tower, Istanbul, Turkey – The Everywhereist

Some of the most amazing views of Istanbul are from Galata Tower - as long as you aren't afraid of heights.

Geraldine DeRuiter with Deanna Duff: All Over the Place

Mark your calendars! My first reading will be on May 4th right here in Seattle. I'm going to be super nervous and sweaty and I might resort to eating cookies on stage. I hope to see you all there!

manibreak.co.uk