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San Fran Adventures – A guest post by Heather Rees

By / May 28, 2013

My number one souvenir is right around the corner, but in the meantime my friend Heather took a trip to the City by the Bay over spring break so I’ll turn it over to her. ——————- Hello! Let me introduce myself real quick. My name is Heather and I came to know Ian in the […]


Ian’s Top 5 Souvenirs – #2

By / May 22, 2013

#2 Coins/Money I love coins; counting them, stacking them, collecting them, spending them… really anything with them.  This runs in my family, as my dad collected coins before I was born.  He had a significant coin collection and when he felt I was old enough he passed it on to me to continue the tradition. […]


Mont Saint-Michel: The Real Minas Tirith

By / May 7, 2013

Mont Saint-Michel is a 92 meter tall island fortress city constructed about a kilometre off the Normandy coastline.  The tidal flat it lies in has some of the fastest rising tides in the world, similar to the Bay of Fundy in Eastern Canada and is one of the main attraction of the city. It was started in the 8th […]


Ian’s Top 5 Souvenirs – #3

By / May 2, 2013

#3 Shirts… with maps! I have always loved maps.  And, like most people need closes to wear.  So I decided I had the great idea to combine the two, only getting shirts with a map of the location on it, instead of the typical funny (but actually kind of lame) saying or picture. This started […]