Edith Zimmerman: Tumblr's Meredith Katz, you traveled alone in Southeast Asia for a month last year. How'd that happen? How'd you get from sitting in your apartment in Brooklyn to getting off the plane wherever your first stop was? And how did you find the ticket, and did you make any hotel/apartment/whatever booking in advance? And and and!
Meredith Katz: The company I was working for at the time was nice enough to give me a month-long sabbatical after I'd been there for five years. It was perfect, really, because I was dying to go to Southeast Asia, and I knew I wanted to go for at least a month, [...]