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Why Do NYC Street Vendors Pay $18,000 For A $200 Permit?

Why Do NYC Street Vendors Pay $18,000 For A $200 Permit?

Dirty water hot dogs ands street carts are as ubiquitous to New York as the yellow cab. We’ve got food carts for everything. From the iconic carts selling dirty water hot dogs, pretzels, halal, pastries, and coffee, to the hipster carts selling Korean tacos, vegan cinnamon buns, and gourmet grilled cheese. If you’re a real […]

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Top 7 Street Food Experiences From Latin America

Top 7 Street Food Experiences From Latin America

During our journey through Latin America from NYC to Argentina, street food was king. Not just because we were broke (although, yes, we were broke). Street food truly offers tourists the best and quickest way to enjoy a taste of local cuisine. Here’s a countdown of our top street food experiences on the road.    […]

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Your New Years Resolution to Travel in 2017

Your New Years Resolution to Travel in 2017

  You need travel motivation for 2017.   “I’ve always wanted to go to _____________. It’s just never been the right time.” You’ve all heard this line before. And you’ve always had a great travel plan in mind. One week navigating the cultural maze of Japan. A five-day hike to magical Machu Picchu. Two weeks gallivanting […]

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The World Lost Its Mind in 2016, But These 17 Travelers Kept Their Cool

The World Lost Its Mind in 2016, But These 17 Travelers Kept Their Cool

  If you followed world news in 2016, you might have gotten the impression that the apocalypse is near. But we are here to tell you that all is not lost! In fact, the beauty of humanity and life blissfully abounds in all corners of our wonderful planet. We asked influential voices from around the travel […]

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Our Holiday Gift Guide for Travel Gear

Our Holiday Gift Guide for Travel Gear

  We’ve spent the last 2 years traveling through every situation – wild camping, dirty hostels, extreme heat, extreme cold. Our recommended gear list is hard-earned through personal experience and the experiences of other veteran travelers we’ve met on the road. We’ve learned the expensive stuff is not always the best stuff – in fact, many of […]

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Chapter 52: On the Road to the End of the World

Chapter 52: On the Road to the End of the World

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from April 13 – April 15: In the final days of our trip, as we tip-toed to Tierra del Fuego, the Land of Fire, we let all that we’d seen and done sink in. A couple of nights left sleeping in the car fazed us not […]

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Chapter 51: Torres del Paine Prevails

Chapter 51: Torres del Paine Prevails

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from April 6 – April 12: Story Highlights: We took an accidental detour from Calafate to Puerto Natales en route to Torres del Paine National Park Day 1 – The winds fought us hard in our introductory day to the park Day 2 – The skys […]

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Chapter 50: A Glacial Undertaking

Chapter 50: A Glacial Undertaking

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from April 3 – April 6: Back in Argentina, we sailed through a vast sea of nothingness. A beige blend of sun-scorched yellow shrubbery and wind-whacked green weeds dotted what was an otherwise dry, lifeless desert. Slight bumps saved the horizon from exposing the curvature of the […]

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Chapter 49: Welcome to Patagonia

Chapter 49: Welcome to Patagonia

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from March 28 – April 2: The drive on Ruta 40 from El Bolson down to Esquel and then on our way back into Chile revealed and validated what we’d heard about the dry, pampas planes characteristic of the Argentine side of Patagonia. It explains why we […]

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Chapter 48: Living Like an Argentine

Chapter 48: Living Like an Argentine

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from March 25 – March 27: We hustled back into Argentina, over the crumbles of mountains that lay between these two southernmost neighbors. Pulling into Bariloche by the time darkness had settled in, it happened to be Good Friday, which reigned in hordes of tourists seeking a […]

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Chapter 47: The Chill Way of Chiloe

Chapter 47: The Chill Way of Chiloe

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from March 21 – March 24: As it turns out, the end of the Panamerican Highway is not the end of the world. The transcontinental pavement-laden path stretches from Alaska, through Canada and the United States, into Mexico, along the spine of Central and Pacific South […]

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Chapter 46: The Rhythm of a Road Trip

Chapter 46: The Rhythm of a Road Trip

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from March 18 – March 20: Mid March meant the days down south at the end of the world were waning. Not literally, of course, but nearer the polls during the annual end of summer, daylight diminishes and the weather worsens. The Patagonian winter is something […]

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Chapter 45: Malbecs in Mendoza

Chapter 45: Malbecs in Mendoza

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from March 14 – March 17: Our first passage into Argentina was a significant milestone. We’d encountered our final country, the last great frontier. We’d heard their Latino neighbors condemn this unique culture throughout our travels as far north as Mexico for being different, or at least thinking […]

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Rally by the Numbers

Rally by the Numbers

Okay, it was a big trip, but we’ve crunched the numbers. Here are some stats on how the whole thing went down, for the data nerds: Total days on the road: 381 Total countries: 14 Total miles: 26,071 Avg. miles driven per day: 91 Total driving days: 160 Total nights camping outdoors: 147 Avg. food […]

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Choosing Love in the Face of Fear

Choosing Love in the Face of Fear

It appears that we’re living in a time that’s increasingly controlled by people who tell us we need to shut ourselves off. We need to close our borders, lock our doors, buy guns, build walls, trust nobody. It appears that we’re living in a time that’s increasingly driven by a media that happily feeds our […]

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Velita’s Adventures Continue

Velita’s Adventures Continue

It’s official- we’ve sold Velita to this man, Tom, an awesome dude who promises to continue to adventure with her throughout South America for the next year. We could not be more excited to leave this little lady in such great hands and to keep the dream alive. Follow Tom @floatypings to see where he […]

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Weather at the End of the World

Weather at the End of the World

If you’re wondering what it’s like at the end of the world, it’s been snowing on us for two days straight with crazy gusting winds – it really feels like the end of the world. This is what happens when you try to escape winter for a year – it all comes back at you […]

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WE MADE IT TO THE END OF THE WORLD!!!

WE MADE IT TO THE END OF THE WORLD!!!

WE MADE IT TO THE END OF THE WORLD!!! Over a year of driving, more than 25,000 miles, 14 total countries, hundreds of new friends and memories that will last a lifetime have led us right here, to this moment and place, to the southernmost city on the planet. We are so freakin pumped to […]

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Chapter 44: Our Chilean Heroes

Chapter 44: Our Chilean Heroes

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from February 25 – March 13: Story Highlights: Antofagasta became our amazing oasis in the desert In the city of Valparaiso, we find that beauty isn’t everything Pilar and her family take us in Reflection Antofagasta We drove seaward to the hardly mentioned port city of Antofagasta. […]

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Chapter 43: Velita’s Redemption

Chapter 43: Velita’s Redemption

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from February 20 – 24: You know that sensation when you first wake up. Those fuzzy questions that fade into consciousness upon the first breaths of day. Where am I? What day of the week is it? What’s happening? On this day, the answers were dismaying. Where […]

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Chapter 42: Laguna Sunk

Chapter 42: Laguna Sunk

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from February 20 – 24: It took us nearly an entire day to get out of Uyuni. We had to get Velita the most complicated car wash conceivable, load up on gas the sneaky way, and then finally find all food and supplies necessary for an indiscriminate […]

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Chapter 41: Bolivia from Dark to Light

Chapter 41: Bolivia from Dark to Light

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from February 13 – 19: Story Highlights: The mines of Potosi take us to a dark place We play with the light of the salt flats of Uyuni   The Darkness of Potosi Conflicted. That’s putting lightly how we thought about taking a tour of an active […]

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Chapter 40: Cuy Cuisine and a Titicaca Tour

Chapter 40: Cuy Cuisine and a Titicaca Tour

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from February 8 – 12: A day of recuperation and preventative car repairs in Cusco extinguished our visual hangovers after bearing witness to that Incan world wonder. In our hostel, Ecopackers, we spoiled our beleaguered bodies with hot showers and then at a market at the edge of […]

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Chapter 39: A Mystical Path to Machu Picchu

Chapter 39: A Mystical Path to Machu Picchu

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from January 23 – February 7: Story Highlights: Inca magic grasps a hold on us A long road ahead to Machu Picchu begins The Salkantay Trek is unlike any other Making it to Machu Picchu Reflections   Inca Magic Our expedition through the mountainous northern highlands […]

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