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9 hilarious ways to cheers in the United States

9 hilarious ways to cheers in the United States

PhiladelphiaA local cheers in Philadelphia begins with someone sharing a story that takes an unusually negative turn and ends with everyone raising their glasses and saying “oh well.” During this process no eye contact is made. Locals just stare at their beers and race to get to the bottom of their glasses.

Dan White eats cactus and loses his mind

Dan White eats cactus and loses his mind

Dan White set out on the Pacific Crest Trail to find himself. Instead he lost his mind. But then he found himself.On the trail / Photo Dan WhiteDan White was 25 and working an unfulfilling newspaper job in small-town Connecticut when he dropped everything and headed west with his girlfriend Allison for what he envisioned as “an American safari.

Traveling to Detroit, the hometown where I never lived

Traveling to Detroit, the hometown where I never lived

These days, when I travel to Detroit it’s mostly for football games or funerals.I suppose it’s odd to call myself a “traveler” to Detroit, the place where I was born and where I lived until I was 22.Actually, let me take that back. I was born in a Detroit hospital; however, I grew up in the suburbs, and in my entire life have probably only spent a total of a few days below 8 Mile Road — yes, that is a real road, not just the name of the movie about Eminem.

How stupid can this South Carolina college be? The answer: Very

How stupid can this South Carolina college be? The answer: Very

RECENTLY, I WROTE an article all about why Charleston, South Carolina, is the best place you could possibly go to college. One of the reasons I listed was about how liberal Charleston is, especially in terms of our LGBT, and African American populations. I’m sad to say, I was wrong on that point.Recently, Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell was chosen to become the College of Charleston’s newest president.

10 signs you’re still a tourist in NYC

10 signs you’re still a tourist in NYC

1. You take your sweet time.While working professionals push past in the classic New York huff, you’re strolling through Times Square like you’re moseying down the beaches of Aruba. Every other pedestrian is weaving in and out of crowds, rushing as though they’re practicing for the New York marathon, and you’re enjoying the way the morning light cascades down the sides of glass skyscrapers.

7 lifesaving tips for travelers in Turkey

7 lifesaving tips for travelers in Turkey

Living and working in Turkey has been quite the experience to say the least; I’ve been stressed out, freaked out, inspired, smitten, rescued, amazed, educated, thoroughly bathed, and so on. And, after that short amount of time, I’m quite a different — cleaner — person with some serious Turkish street smarts.