Worth a Read

street food in Thailand

After spending last weekend in Seattle at the Motif Seattle, and trying all sorts of new restaurants for food and drink, it’s been tough getting back to a normal routine.

  • How to Eat Street Food Without Getting Sick – I love eating street food, and have been fortunate that I’ve never had a problem. I don’t know if it’s because I use good common sense or if I’m just lucky. If you’ve ever had a moment’s hesitation about eating street food, Jodi’s post will help alleviate your concerns. Read original article here: How to Eat Street Food Without Getting Sick
  • Crock-Pot Khao Soi – I love soup on a cold day, and there’s nothing better than a spicy Thai soup. I’m filing this recipe away with plan to try it soon. Extra bonus, making it super easy, is that you use your crock pot. High fives for ease and taste. Read original article here: Crock-Pot Khao Soi
  • All 40+ of Canada’s National Parks Will Be Fee-Free for the Entirety of 2017 – Visiting Canada’s National Parks is a great value, but come 2017, it’s getting even better. To celebrate their 150th anniversary, admission to all the parks are free for the year. Sweet deal, so check them out. Read original article here: All 40+ of Canada’s National Parks Will Be Fee-Free for the Entirety of 2017
  • What to Do in Napa Valley (Besides Drink) – Napa makes a great getaway weekend, whether you’re a wine lover or not. Here are some great ideas from my friend, Jen Miner. Read original article here: What to Do in Napa Valley (Besides Drink)
  • ‘Bei Bei’ the giant panda cub makes public debut at National Zoo – And in the seriously adorable department. . . . ! Read original article here: ‘Bei Bei’ the giant panda cub makes public debut at National Zoo
  • Seattle seeks writer to work in historic drawbridge tower – Have you ever thought you’d like to hide away in a garret a write. The Fremont Bridge is over a writer an opportunity to do that this summer in the bridge tower. You can’t live in the tower, think of it more as a studio, and conditions apply (of course). It comes with a $10,000 stipend to help make things a little easier. Read original article here: Seattle seeks writer to work in historic drawbridge tower

Mary Jo Manzanares is a traveler, travel blogger, and podcaster. In addition to her blog, Traveling with MJ, she hosts the Where Else to Go podcast, and is the founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine. Her travel ethos is value luxury - luxury for real people - and her goal is to help travelers know when to splurge and when to save. Mary Jo has been a speaker at various industry events around the world. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Her most recent travels were to Stockholm, a Baltic cruise, and Universal Orlando Resort.

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