Metal in South Africa!
Coming off the Facebook Feed we have some new info on a festival of Metal music in South Africa. They call it M4A Winterfest and it looks to be worth the trip. The Fest kicks off Saturday July 30th. Local hostels in Stellenbosch and Cape Town will be a great place to call home base to rest up for the shows. Here's a pick for a Cape Town hostel: SaltyCrax Backpackers and Adventures.read more >
The Finger Lakes (The Finger what??)
I live in Brooklyn living a stereotypical Brooklyn life including a dog and trips to the Farmer's Market. But it also includes an NYFD ambulance dispatch a few blocks away (hello sirens at 3am) and the soot and traffic that comes with living on an industrial thoroughfare. Green only to a point. This weekend I was reminded that nature lives upstate in NY. We drove up to the Finger Lakes area of the state and, God damn, is it gorgeous on a stick. The water in the lake, in our case Skaneteles Lake (pronounced Skinny-atlas), was see-through clear and the air was divinely fresh. The only hitch is that it's vacation country for city-slickers like myself and the hotels in the area can be pricy. We paid $180 for a room with two queen beds at Finger Lakes Lodging, run by the...read more >
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Lowdown on Boston Music near 40Berkeley
We are committed to linking your music to your travel, like right around the corner if possible. These venues are all within walking distance of our favorite Boston hostel. 1. The Beehive – Jazz and other world music. They do a great jazz brunch on Sundays! 2. Orpheum Theater – Everything from indie to rockstar; located in its own private alley! Not a bad seat in the house. 3. House of Blues – Huge venue where all the big acts perform. They have a gospel brunch on Sundays that is to die...read more >