Tag: travel

Make Your Fall Travel Plans Around These American Whiskey Distilleries

Whiskey and road-tripping are both quintessential pieces of the American experience. Winding along country roads to visit a distillery or rickhouse, tucked away in hidden valley or seaside village, is a great way to spend a breezy autumn day. And with whiskey and craft distilling exploding around the entire country, a trip like that is […]

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How ‘Trust And Travel’ Offers Community And Practical Advice To Aspiring Creatives

“When I first started writing I would contact random writers directly to ask for advice,” says travel writer (and occasional Uproxx contributor) Jade Moyano. “Eventually, writers started to contact me for the same reason.” This longing for both camaraderie and practical knowledge led Moyano and fellow travel writer (and occasional Uproxx contributor) Erin Rose Belair […]

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‘Flight-Shaming’ — An Imperfect Movement That’s Forcing Us To Face Tough Questions

If you believe Mark Twain’s famous “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,” line, it’s no surprise that keen travelers are often progressive thinkers. “Eco-lodge” was common in backpacker parlance long before energy-efficient houses went mainstream and, generally speaking, travel writers have done a good job seeing through and calling out greenwashing. Even influencers […]

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These Photos From Burning Man 2019 Will Help Your Holiday Weekend Last A Little Longer

The three-day Labor Day weekend has come to an end, and while most of us are returning to our rigorous weekly schedules of work or school, as you read this there are still plenty of people packing up and departing Black Rock City, aka the (in)famous Burning Man playa. Leftover beers and BBQ from the […]

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Surviving the Work Trip: How to Stay Together While Being Apart

Sometimes children during these times develop emotional responses to the temporary absence of their parents. They may make it harder to go to school or become more tearful or clingier with the parent who has stayed home. This has an added challenge for the parent who is maintaining the fort, since being alone with the […]

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The Essential Noodle Dishes From Around The World (And Where To Try Them In The U.S.)

UPROXX “I prefer dry noodles,” chef Kasem Saengsawang tells me. “As a chef, I think a good, dry noodle has more texture and crunch when you bite into it. Also, it holds the sauce better.” Saengsawang is chef-owner of the renowned Farmhouse Kitchen, which now has outlets in Portland, San Francisco, and Oakland. As we […]

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Save Big On Travel And Flights With These Labor Day Sales

iStockphoto Labor Day weekend is nearly here. If you haven’t made any travel plans for the three-day reprieve, now’s the time! Sales are picking up this week leading into the weekend. Hotels are slashing prices. Flights are on sale right now. Travel packages and tours are steeply discounted with a lot of extra perks. Below, […]

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Photos From Last Weekend’s Taos Vortex Will Inspire You To Go Big This Weekend

Jessica Bernstein/Uproxx Taos Vortex was this past weekend, and from the looks of it the New Mexico art collective Meow Wolf was able to pull off a truly immersive and psychedelic weekend for the lucky festival-goers in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Imagine being trapped in the world of Alice in Wonderland, but instead of wanting […]

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How Texas Basically Decriminalized Marijuana By Accident

Getty Image / /Uproxx Texas House Bill 1325 has just deemed that substances from the Cannabis sativa plant that produce hemp are now legal in the great state of Texas, which technically means marijuana — a “substance” from the plant Cannabis sativa — is also legal… to an extent. Don’t get us wrong, weed is […]

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Two Photographers Explain How To Capture The Instagram Travel Aesthetic In The Wild

Brandon Woelfel/Dixie Dixon/Uproxx The days of looking at your friend’s Instagram travel photos with envy are gone. Why shouldn’t you be the person who gets comments like “OMG SO GOOD,” or “#goals,” or “Do you accept money for prints because I would totally hang this on my wall!” (to which I have to say, Kevin, […]

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Grow Your Palate At These Totally Unique Restaurants Across Six Continents

Getty Image/Unsplash Expanding your palate is a lifelong journey. We have to experiment and challenge ourselves, to try new things, again and again, until we develop a taste for something or finally admit that those particular flavors just aren’t for us. For some of us, a hundred sips of scotch or fifty nibbles of blue […]

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Sky Civilian Gives Us A Guide To Santa Fe Ahead Of This Weekend’s Taos Vortex

Lindsey Kennedy/Uproxx Taos Vortex, the psychedelic music festival from the minds behind the Meow Wolf art collective, is this weekend in Santa Fe, New Mexico and we’ll be going live on the Uproxx Travel Instagram over the weekend to catch all the madness on the festival floor. Ahead of her set at the festival, we […]

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