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Why Is Street Food So Damn Good?
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Why Is Street Food So Damn Good?

I’ve often wondered, often in the voice of Seinfeld, what is the deal is with street food? It’s usually thrown together in the most unsanitary of shacks, or the shoddiest of carts, held together by duct tape. There’s often some kind of funky ingredient that you’ll no doubt write home about, […]

Frommer Watch: Arthur v. PETA?
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Frommer Watch: Arthur v. PETA?

Oh man, this is one group you do not want to pick a fight with. It all started innocently enough, last month, when the emperor of excursion himself, Arthur Frommer, offhandedly mentioned in a post that families should visit SeaWorld over competing theme parks due to its “educational value for […]

2010 Summer Travel Trend: World Cup Flip Flops And T-Shirts?
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2010 Summer Travel Trend: World Cup Flip Flops And T-Shirts?

Looking for an alternative to that flag patch on your backpack to display your nationalistic pride while traveling this summer? Turns out, with World Cup fever firmly infecting the globe, one of this year’s hottest summer trends (or, at least, this according to Jaunted) are the World Cup-themed sandals made  […]

Put Away The Resume, Introducing The New “Frugal Traveler”
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Put Away The Resume, Introducing The New “Frugal Traveler”

Time to put away the resume, looks like The New York Times has themselves a new Frugal Traveler. No sooner had we learned that Matt Gross, the former Frugal Traveler was hanging up his Lafuma SkyRace OT trail runners, then it was announced that “Weekend in New York” columnist Seth […]

Summit To Talk About
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Summit To Talk About

Apparently, summer is the season of summits. This year, Toronto is hosting the G20 — with much ado about something — and the Muskoka region of Ontario is hosting this year’s G8, with guest appearances from celebrity politicians. Well, for the most part — Muskokies just want to know about […]

Bourdain On What’s In Store For No Reservations (Maybe Congo?)
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Bourdain On What’s In Store For No Reservations (Maybe Congo?)

Anthony Bourdain recently sat down with Eater for a two-part interview ahead of the release of his new book, Medium Raw: Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook. Amongst the mostly culinary-centric conversation, Tony was asked about what’s in store for No […]

New Album By Carmen Souza, Be Prepared To Be Addicted
New Album By Carmen Souza, Be Prepared To Be Addicted

New Album By Carmen Souza, Be Prepared To Be Addicted

All right, I really hate when people do this, but here it goes. Carmen Souza sounds like if Tracy Chapman and Ziggy Marley had a kid, and then the members of Rusted Root babysat that kid, then when it got older and went to music school it started to listen […]

A Lost Girl On Landing A Big Book Deal
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A Lost Girl On Landing A Big Book Deal

This week World Hum catches up with Amanda Pressner, one of the “Lost Girls” — their book, just came out in May — who shares her thoughts on leaving boyfriends for the opportunity to travel the world, getting along with travel companions on the road , and landing a major […]

Call to Action! Guatemala Needs Your Help
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Call to Action! Guatemala Needs Your Help

As many of you know, TheExpeditioner.com contributor Luke Armstrong lives and works in Guatemala, and many of the people his organization works with have been directly affected by the recent storm. In response, Luke forwarded the following call for help. The eruption of Volcano Pacaya and the arrival of Tropical […]

Escape The Crowds At The 2010 World Cup
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Escape The Crowds At The 2010 World Cup

I’ve come down with football fever and it might be from all the pre-World Cup coverage that is going on. Countries and companies across the world are promoting their teams everywhere from YouTube tonormal tube. There have been whole segments on the radio dedicated to soccer balls and fancy shoes. […]

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