The Five Best Things To Do in Vietnam

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The Five Best Things To Do in Vietnam

After I returned from Vietnam, I stopped by my favorite Vietnamese restaurant in Queens, New York, Little Saigon. I was excited to tell the waiter, Alex, about my adventures in Vietnam, but instead, everything went wrong.

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The Best Things to Do in Philadelphia Sans Plan

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The Best Things to do in Philadelphia

As travelers, sometimes we feel an obligation to see things. I had been to Philadelphia before–once to run a marathon, another time to attend a wedding, and once more to eat a cheesesteak (more or less). On my most recent trip to Philadelphia, I felt like I should see the city, but I didn’t want to go through the trouble of planning anything. So instead of reading up on the best things to do in Philadelphia, I strolled the city without purpose or plan and gave command to my stomach and nose. Essentially, I wandered lost in search of great food (and also some incredible history). And luckily, I had the two perfect companions for wandering lost, my wife Marissa and her friend Jess, who could both audition and secure a place on the show The Amazing Race: The Quickly Going in Circles Series.

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Beer Bourbon BBQ Festival and the Bacon Bash

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Whole Hog Beer Bourbon BBQ Festival NYC

When I first heard about the Beer Bourbon BBQ Festival in New York City, I asked myself, “Could you put three finer things together that begin with the letter B?” Since then, I’ve tried and the best I could do was Breakfast Foods, Bloody Mary’s, and Beef Tacos. It doesn’t have the same ring, though. Also, it would be nowhere near as fun as the Beer Bourbon BBQ Festival, which I attended this past weekend. The festival’s Bacon Bash was the first of two sessions housed at La Venue–the fancy name for the brick tunnel that stretches from Eleventh to Twelfth Avenue in Chelsea.

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Are There Any Other Travel Bloggers? Mark Wiens

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Mark Wiens of Migrationology Durian Fruit

Welcome to the fifth 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 proposterous questions where answers lack relevancy, you’ll like this segment. This week I spoke with foodie Mark Wiens of Migrationology. Read more

The Sleeper Bus in Laos

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Laos Sleeper Bus

If you’re ever traveling Laos via land, consider taking the sleeper bus. I’m not vouching for the ride because it was awful. Dreadfully, dreadfully awful. It’s just an experience worth complaining about afterward. Read more