14 Feb 2018

I was Kidnapped and Held For Ransom in Peru, Part 2

GUEST POST BY ROBERT LOUTHAN. Read Part 1 right here We left off watching Looney Tunes, which would have been a brilliant closer, except that’s not where the story ended. That same night, the villagers got together and agreed to advance their protest to the next level. I woke the

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02 Feb 2018

I was Kidnapped and Held for Ransom in Peru, Part 1

Guest Post by Robert Louthan. All photos by the author. Ecuador proved to be a very special country. The beautiful landscapes and friendly culture made it a hard place to walk away from, which is why I may have overstayed my three-month visa by just a little bit. I did

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12 Jan 2018

Not Your Average Touristy Things to Do Next Time You Travel

Traveling is fun and exciting because it takes you out of your typical routine and gives you something new to experience. No matter where your destination is, you’re bound to have a good time! There’s no work stress to think about or responsibilities to take care of. All you have

Kacey Mya 0
04 Oct 2017

Where to Drink During Autumn In NYC

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Taking a trip to New York City can be one of the most fun things you’ll do in your lifetime. There’s just so much to do there, like visit museums or immerse yourself in different

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12 Jun 2017

We’re giving away a copy of Lonely Planet’s ‘Global Beer Tour’ Book!

Lonely Planet and Fieldwork Brewing invite you to pull up a stool and raise a glass as they celebrate the launch of Travel Notes, their limited edition, International IPA and Lonely Planet’s new beer tasting travel guide, Global Beer Tour. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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26 Apr 2017

Do You Know How Filthy Airplanes Really Are?

We all can imagine how dirty an airplane actually is – hundreds of people a day, sitting around being gross humans, for hours at a time. But as a flight attendant, I’m here to give you the real dirt on how filthy a plane actually is, based on what I’ve

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20 Nov 2016

On the Hunt for Oaxaca’s Seven Different Types of Mole Sauce

“Latin women dig me. They really do. Like that woman the other day who gazed at me and said ‘you’ve got more eyes than a pineapple.’” That’s a brazen, almost pontificatory, snippet of notes from my recent trip south of the border. I wasn’t sure if they’d get published necessarily. They

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27 Oct 2016

What it’s Like Canvassing for Hillary Clinton in Nevada


I tense up as the tall gray-haired man wearing grandpa glasses yells to grab our attention and then stands a little too close for comfort. I was with 3 other women outside a Starbucks in Reno wearing Hillary Clinton t-shirts as we got ready to knocks on doors and talk to voters. Outside of my Bay Area bubble, I realize I’m assuming random people (well, white men at least) are Trump supporters until they prove otherwise.

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