The best two things about travel are the people and the food. Sure, the buildings and canals and bridges are spectacular but it’s impossible to really experience them on a personal level, the way you can with a good meal and new friends.
Today I am going to the famous Harry’s Bar (read the story here). In addition to dining at a place with so much history, I’m also excited to be meeting there with a former student of mine. I worked with him remotely through three drafts of his novel and it’s exciting to finally have the chance to meet him in person.