Free Tickets to Beer Bourbon BBQ Festival

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Free Beer Bourbon BBQ Tickets Giveaway

 

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Welcome to the Beer Bourbon BBQ Festival Giveaway at Somewhere Or Bust. You and a date can win a chance to eat delicious BBQ and drink sumptuous bourbon and beer for free. There are 4 easy steps to qualify for these tickets, which are worth over $200.

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Are There Any Other Travel Bloggers? Globetrotter Girls

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globetrotter girls in their digital nomad office in mexico

Welcome to the fourth installment of the 4,007,236 part series Are There Any Other Travel Bloggers? Whether you’re a reader seeking out the best travel stories, a blogger wanting to learn the ins and outs of the industry, or someone who enjoys ridiculous questions where answers lack relevancy, you’ll like this segment. This week I spoke with Jess, one half of Globetrotter Girls, who were given a big shout out in my last interview with Adam Groffman of Travels of Adam. Read more

Budget Airlines and Their Hidden Fees

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Budget Airlines Tickets Hidden Fees

When I visited Europe back in 2004, I discovered the continent’s budget airlines that would finally relieve me of having to take buses and trains everywhere. By that point in my fifteen-month round-the-world trip, if you had added up the hours, I had probably spent the equivalent of one month on buses and trains. (Point of fact: During my four weeks in Costa Rica, I had traveled 192 hours by bus. That equals eight days.) So when I found the budget airlines Ryanair and EasyJet, I got down on my knees and thanked the Wright Brothers for flight and cavemen for introducing the concept of no frills. Read more

Tsunami in Thailand: Remembering the Devastation of 2004

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Tsunami in Thailand Kitesurfers at Nai Yang Beach, Thailand

On Nai Yang Beach, two kilometers from the Phuket Airport, in the south of Thailand, a construction worker hammered relentlessly. He was reinstalling a restaurant’s roof. Today, the coastal region in Thailand rebuilds after the 2004 tsunami devastated the area and left nearly a quarter million people dead across Southeast Asia. The construction worker stopped his banging for a moment and studied the mercurial seas. I too found it difficult to forget the impact of the 2004 tsunami in Thailand, and I had been far from the Thai Beaches eight years earlier.

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Chinatown in New York, A Food Tour: Flushing, Part Two

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Chinatown in New York, A Food Tour of Flushing, Soup Dumplings

Welcome back for Part II of the Best Chinatown in New York. In Part I, we learned about the best cuisine in Manhattan’s Chinatown. Now buckle down (or unbuckle) for the The Best Chinatown in New York: The Flushing Edition.

 

This is just a reminder: Rather than stuffing yourself at just one restaurant, treat Flushing’s Chinatown as if it were one big dim sum cart. If you are committing to this mission, here is your food tour of Flushing. Read more