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City guides. ¿En qué piensa un calcetín? Blog de un español viviendo en Toronto, Canadá. JAVIEROVICH.COM – Москва. Transiberiano. “Hace años se me rompió un tubo del coche y la gasolina se congeló.

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Hacía 40 bajo cero fuera y por entonces no había teléfonos móviles”. Y qué hiciste? “Pues esperar a que pasase alguien, qué vas a hacer?”. Pavel, mi primer conductor en Siberia, lo contaba con naturalidad. Le brillaban los dientes de oro al sonreír pero, si lo pensáis bien, pudo perfectamente haber muerto de frio en la carretera aquella noche de no haber pasado nadie. Mi transiberiano es, por motivos logísticos, una versión recortada, no llega a Vladivostok, y además inversa, es decir, de Este a Oeste, por eso la primera parada es Ulán-Udé, la ciudad más oriental de mi ruta. Entre nosotros, mi primera impresión de Siberia fue: menudo agujero. Fronteras. Sunshine and Siestas — From the Skyscrapers of Chicago to the Olive Groves of Southern Spain.

Joel and Stacey +2: The Adventures Continue. A Cheapo's guide to London. Start Here: The State of Disney Dining. And if you're a food-eating human, a visit to Disney can come with a unique set of challenges.

Start Here: The State of Disney Dining

So Eater editors Bill Addison, Helen Rosner, and I went down to Florida in the middle of June to suss out the situation. The Writing Realm. Alex Honnold's Ultimate Adventure Vehicle. A Restless Transplant. The deeper you get, the deeper you get. Savoteur - Discover. Inspire. Experience. Share. Travel Hacking Resources. It’s a common misconception that getting multiple credit cards simply for the signup bonuses is “gaming the system.”

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In fact, banks are happy to pay for acquiring customers. These banks purchase millions of miles in bulk from airlines and hotels, then distribute them as signup bonuses and ongoing incentives for their new customers. It’s a win-win for everyone involved. Best Cards The best current offers are always listed on our partner site, Cards for Travel. Historical Non-Friction: Turkey’s Oldest Oil-Wrestling Tournament. Edirne, in northwestern Turkey, is home to an annual competition that has existed since 1362.

Historical Non-Friction: Turkey’s Oldest Oil-Wrestling Tournament

Billed as the world's second-oldest athletic tournament—after the Olympic Games—it's also the largest showcase for the Turkish national sport of oil wrestling. This time-honored event has one noticeably different ingredient from wrestling bouts elsewhere: olive oil, and lots of it. The one thousand or so contestants at Kirkpinar, as the competition is called, use an estimated thousand kilograms (about one ton) of the all-natural unguent throughout the one-day tourney. In addition to its aesthetic benefits, being slathered in oil prevents an opponent from easily gaining leverage. Wrestlers tend to compensate by reaching down the opponent's trousers—a conventional and totally legal move. Kirpinar draws contestants of all sizes and ages and takes place in an open stadium that fits more than 25,000 spectators.

The event is spiced with pre-combat rituals. Profundidad de Campo. Tumble down the rabbit hole of Asia. Ultrafacts.tumblr.com, Some cool libraries from around the world. ... As con RedFox Di. Es un bar, biblioteca y lavandería.

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Puedes llevar tu colada ahí, y esperar a que se lave mientras te tomas un café y te lees un libro. Viajar por libre nunca fue tan fácil. Big In Finland - Todo sobre Finlandia. [:en]Follow the Food Festival: A Voyage into Small Town Portugal[:] [:en] As the mayor of the tiny Portuguese village told me in broken Spanish, (our only common language)-“If it doesn’t melt in your mouth, it’s not ham…” Those of you guys who know me by now, know I’m an absolute sucker for food.

[:en]Follow the Food Festival: A Voyage into Small Town Portugal[:]

And locals. And local food. SO, when I found out about the ham festival that was going down in Barrancos, Portugal, “to go or not to go” was not the question. So, where in the world is Barrancos? Barrancos is a teeeeeny tiny 2,000 person village in the South of Portugal, right next to the Spanish border. Except everyone spoke Portuguese. Now, I’ve never been a big hamconnoisseur. HiP Paris Blog. El Viajero: Guía de Viajes de EL PAÍS. YOUR DAILY SHOT OF DESIGN, HOTSPOTS AND TRAVEL. Links We Love: 1/10/2015. What we're clicking on this week (when we're not packing on the layers.)

Links We Love: 1/10/2015

One day, I'd love to check into Houshi Ryokan. The traditional Japanese hotel is supposedly the oldest continually operating, family-run business. Gearjunkie. Fathom's 24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites 2015. Travel Teq What we love: Reports on traveling culture and lifestyle treasures for the fashion-forward jetsetter.

Fathom's 24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites 2015

Smart lists with food and nightlife recommendations for sporting your style. Last seen: checking out an artist residence hotel in London, admiring the Swiss chalets of Peter Zumthor. Photo: Courtesy of Travel Teq ShareThis Copy and Paste. Hitha On The Go. Travel guides, itineraries, tips, and inspiration - Fathom FATHOM. GRRRL TRAVELER: Solo traveler and budget backpacker living with GRRR.