Holly Eats is a great site with very comprehensive reviews and pictures of tasty food around the country. Roadfood is the website for “Eat your way across the USA” authors, and Food Network Reporters Jane and Michael Stern. You can also read their Postcards from across the USA on the Epicurious website.
Here is a list of locations around the country where you can findclassic arcade games.
New City.com Lists links to many alternative weeklies.
The Ultimate Band List has links for most of your more established bands including tourdates that are not very complete from Pollstar.
Someone started a list ofburger joints on the web.
Drive Ins.com list all drive in theaters in the
Reviews of nationwide Tiki Bars.
Sleazy Bars around the world!!!!!
This site needs a little help to grow, but it lists places open 24 hours through the country.
another guide to cooldesinations around the world
CouchSurfing –Online community based on the concept of offering a couch to visitors.
Trazzler-plan your dream trip
Wish you were here travel postcards
Roadside Curiousities-Great Roadside Blog
Get a Room-Site that actually recommends you call for the best unpublished rates..
The Best Of Everything. A collection of all the best of city columns around.
Here is a
This one is just an odd compilation of Interesting Things.
A great resource for food tips lies atChowhound.
There is a Canadian Equivalent to Roadside America. They have a giant pierogi on a giant fork there. I’m jealous.
The most amazing rollercoaster links page is
TICKETWEB for show listings around the country.
Here is a list of
Chopped Onion-Another diner site.
Worlds Largest Things– Giants of America.
Gadling, The Traveler’s Weblog
Departures has a few good travel and food articles.
Virtual Tourist is a compilation of tips from lots of different travellers.
Hipguide is doing sort of what I am doing, but with bigger budgets for the hipsters. However, let me say, I would not got to any of the NY bars they list.
www.worldairportguide.com -List pluses and minuses about each airport
www.airwise.com (airports, places to eat in airports)
US GOVERNMENT site on how long it takes to get through security at each airport
british airport authority guide to english airportsGridskipper is a new urban blog style travel guide.Girl Plus Boy has some good articles on clubs and restaurants around a small portion of the world.Wcities is more for providing info for your PDA on worldwide cities, but can have some decent info.
Delta Airlines has an email service that will send you a list of web only specials to many destinations. You may never know where you want to go.
Here is a website by the
International Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus listing “official” travel sites for 1000 cities and 27 countries. Whew.
Openworld Hotel Reservations.
Quikbook Hotel reservations.
Epicurious, the home page of Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines has an incredible list of very american restaurants in the Wish you were here Postcards from america page. The Sterns also have a book out which is my bible called “Eat your way across the USA”
Adventures in Rock offers tours where you work as a “roadie” on rock tours and get personalized nightlife tours of cities.
alternative dictionaryhas 3100 entries in 79 Languages, so you can find what you need around the world.
If you have a lot of money and only want to be at the “IN spot”, visit
Room 12 for lists of upscale hotels in just a handful of cities. Its sort of the opposite concept of our site.
What is it with these crappy named sites? First Room 12, and now
Site59 (I guess site1 to 58 were taken). It is kind of a good idea, a travel agency with concept vacations and some in town activities. It seems to be sort of New York centric though.
Useful Travel Gadgets-
Magellans. They sell things like a/c converters for overseas use.
LL Bean.-travel and camping goods
Travelsmith-clothes for smart packing
Travel Medicine. Travel medical goods
Forget to buy a gift? Fedexfaux souveniers.
Seatguru offers reviews of your airline seat.
Whats on When features festivals from around the world, as doesFestivals.com.
Time Outs main site has some great listings from a ton of Countries.
Tickets.com, Ticketmasterand Keith Prowse sell tickets for concerts throughout Europe.
Record Store Review lists all kinds of hip record stores around the world. Checking the local record store is a great way to find out cool things to do if you are visiting any city.
Discount European Airlines-
Sometimes its best to just get the cheapest ticket to Europe you can find and use these airlines/resources
Air Portugal-Not the only way to get cheaply to Portugal.
Europe by air-lots of routes-99 us dollars each leg
Monarch Airlines-Flights from England to all of the Meditaranian coast.
Ryan Air-mostly originating from England. So cheap you will think its a scam. Like fares from 99 pence. Wha?
Street Food from around the world.
You’re never going to go there. Ever.
Defunct Amusement Parks. It makes me cry.
New Jerseys lost Palasaides Park.
New York had a USA shaped park bigger than Disney called Freedomland. This site is incredible.
See lost Disney Attractions.
Darkrides are a dying breed. Heres where you can visit the ones still hanging on.
Lost America shows pics of places you can never see again.
Explored visits recently abandoned places that you can’t go to.
Other Cool Links-
Scene Points-venue guide
Chronicle of remaining
spudnut shops in the USA. Spudnuts are donuts made with potato flour.
Remaining and memories of
Candy sites that have nothing really to do with travel.
Ferrara Pan, Makers of Lemonheads, red hots, boston baked beans and more.
The Goo Goo Cluster
Just Born, Makers of Mike and Ike and Peeps
New England Confectionary Company, aka Necco-they have a store in Revere, MA, if you are in the area.
Favorite Band Links
The following are links of Hipster Travel Favorite bands
Dressy Bessy-While in the Denver area, keep an eye out for gigs from this power pop band, featuring the guitarist from the Apples in Stereo.
Ursula 1000-When in the NYC area, check out this DJs weekly sets.
Historys of many Amusement Park Rides.
Bad Postcards-Tacky postcards through history
Customize your own bobs big boy sign