Travel Themed Date Night: Netherlands

Well, quarantine seems officially over. I’m vaccinated, as is A, and we have even left the state on a small trip! However, just because we can travel for real doesn’t mean travel themed date nights aren’t still fun. So we are going to keep doing them, albeit less frequently and with a bit less urgency.…

Cuisine Profile: Sushi

I am forty years old - geez that sounds old - and I remember growing up that sushi was an exotic cuisine here in Los Angeles. Today, it seems sushi exists on every block in most metropolitan areas of the US, and even the entire world. What was once a cause for a shudder of…

On Returning to the Sky

Editor’s note: with new CDC guidelines that fully vaccinated people can travel safely domestically, our TRT writer Christian took to the skies again. My return to travel is only a week away (more later), but my first flight won’t be for a while yet. I wonder what my emotions will look like. For more of…

Travel Family Night: France

Bonjour et bienvenue en France! Hello, and welcome to France! Tonight we are going to explore one of my favorite countries in the world together, without leaving our own home. France is one of the most popular destinations for American tourists, and it’s easy to see why. Paris, the cultural capital of Europe, makes a…

Cuisine Profile: Memphis BBQ

Memphis holds a special place in my heart. It was the first place I visited after starting The Royal Tour, and my first attempt at writing about a destination. (I think I've come pretty far in that respect.) Likewise, Memphis BBQ holds a special spot in my soul. Growing up largely keeping Kosher - the…