This is a new feature at Where Is Your Toothbrush? where we will share links to what we read in the past week. Tips for further reading are much appreciated, just drop a note with a link in comments.
Travel writing etc.
Cargo Literary is planning an anthology of best pieces from their first two years, including Peter’s “Land of Lost Time,” a report from Cuba.
Nowhere searched for ladyboys: “Bangkok, or ‘On Gender'”
The Economist discovered Constantinople felines: “In Istanbul, fat cats are a good thing”
Globetrotter Girls visited Lindsay’s home region: “The Ultimate LGBT Travel Guide To Santa Rosa and Sonoma Wine Country”
The Life Nomadic self-examined their white traveler privilege: “White Privileged Guilt and Where to Find It” (the follow up about the joys of having a blue passport: “Blue Privilege and Where to Find It”)
Backpack Me drove down Chile’s longest highway: “Guide to Chile’s Carretera Austral”
We discovered Moravian cuisine in South Carolina with Eat Your World: “Eating Moravian Food in Winston-Salem, North Carolina”
Almost Bananas inspired us to already look forward to our fall trip to Slovakia where we’ll eat bryndzové halušky: “Bryndzové Halušky: Slovak potato dumplings with sheep cheese”
…and Welcome to Bratislava showed us a way to a brewery museum and pub near the city: “Hostinec Múzejný Pivovar”
Product buying guides
We’re in the market for a day pack, so we perused a few guides:
- “The Best Carry On Backpacks of 2017: Choosing the Best Travel Backpack” from our friends at We Are From Latvia
- “The Best Day Backpack Review” by Outdoor Gear Lab
- “Best Daypacks for Hiking of 2017” by Switchback Travel
From our friends
In the spirit of their blog name, we finally caught up with Slowly Global Jen’s dispatches from her trip to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March: “Slowly Global Goes to Washington” – Part 1 and Part 2.
On their drive down the Pan-American Highway, The Next Big Adventure‘s Jim and Rhonda (and their black lab Aspen) ate some amazing food and reflected on their journey:
Teresa was Tronching the World in Thailand: “Bangkok Distrito Federal” (in Spanish)
Featured image by Elena.