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How to piss off a Tahoe local

How to piss off a Tahoe local

Get absolutely shitfacedGet off to the right start by pulling off to the side of the highway once you crest Echo Summit and do beer bongs at 9:00 o’clock in the morning. Everyone should have her own neon pink party bong. If you forgot your beer bong, you can shotgun your Keystones instead. Then go to the beach and have rum runners.

Travel and the temptation of the one-night stand

Travel and the temptation of the one-night stand

“Americans worry too much about sex.”I shrug. “Yeah. Maybe. Not all Americans though.”G is stretched out on the rooftop of an Egyptian cafe, philosophically wondering why I refuse to sleep with him. His white button-down shirt is open at the neck, revealing a tan, muscular chest, and I begin to wonder the same thing.

5 reasons middle-aged women are the best travelers

5 reasons middle-aged women are the best travelers

We’re non-threatening.Who’s afraid of their mother? Okay, we aren’t all mothers. But we all could be, and we do look the part. Fear is one of the biggest obstacles when it comes to meeting people — which is one of my main goals as a traveler.Men are inherently scary (sorry). Youth and beauty are lovely aspects, but let’s face it, they can be intimidating.

How to be a Latin American hippie

How to be a Latin American hippie

1. Talk the talk.Get rid of your glaring gringo accent and learn to talk like an artesano. Greet other artesanos as amigos, even when you’re meeting for the first time. Use buena onda to describe anyone (or anything) you like. Throw around the English word “hippie” (pronounced with a Spanish accent: he-ppy) as an adjective.

10 International Drinking Rules to enact at your next hostel

10 International Drinking Rules to enact at your next hostel

When I tell my parents about where I’ve been, I tell them about the days and places. They like to hear about the regality of the temples, the museums of modern art and ancient history, the way the light broke just so over that sleepy little village in the mountains of the Philippines. It’s the kind of thing they’d do if they were abroad, so that’s what I give them.

Why that travel quote on your Facebook page is BS

Why that travel quote on your Facebook page is BS

REGARDLESS OF WHAT our social media bios would have us believe, you can’t sum up your life and life philosophy by cobbling together a mishmash of vaguely meaningful quotes purportedly originated by famous people. And as much as I hate to say it, travelers are among the worst offenders.Here are 9 quotes you’ve likely ‘liked’ at some point during the age of Facebook, and why, if you really think about it, they’re kinda full of shit.