Friday Roundup: Leftover turkey sandwich edition

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A yummy leftover turkey sandwich. Photo by tobym.
A yummy leftover turkey sandwich. Photo by tobym.

After a cheerful Thanksgiving vacation that took Cheapos to Tennessee, Amsterdam, Virginia, Connecticut, and even to adopt a weiner dog, we’re happy to be back in the office.

And what a week it has been!  We’ve caught up on our reading, planned several upcoming trips, rid ourselves of Beaujolais nouveau headaches, and found these headlines for your weekend pleasure:

Alex Robertson Textor, Cheapo Alumni, penned an article for the New York Post on travel tips for Toronto.  Ever the nomad, Alex just returned from a trip to Santo Domingo and posted terrific photos on his blog, have a look.

UK travel blogger extraordinaire, Darren Cronian from Travel Rants, has a fun end of year “best travel blog” contest happening through Sunday (editor’s note:  we’d love your vote for EuroCheapo as “best corporate travel blog,” but even if you don’t vote for us be sure to check out

Tim Boot, an online travel guru from down under, wrote a discombobulated post featuring confusing airport signs.

We’ve been staying tuned to the fascinating comments taking place on Budget Travel’s blog about whether churches should have gift shops and coffee shops

…while meanwhile right here on the EuroCheapo blog we have our own crazy debate raging about the legitimacy of jaw-droppingly-cheap Ryanair tickets.  There’s even a mention of eight cent trips from Cheapo favorite poetloverrebelspy – should any other Cheapos want to add their own two cents.

The National Geographic Intelligent Traveler blog launched a new series on “Celebrating the Season”, featuring local expert interviews across various cities, starting off with Paris.

And lastly, our friend Guido over at the Happy Hotelier blog posted a fun bit about wakeboarding in flooded Venice.  Be sure to watch the video, too, courtesy of the BBC.

Have a fun weekend, Cheapos!

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Pete Meyers

About the author: An Ohio native, Pete Meyers was bred on family road trips and the Beach Boys. When not working at EuroCheapo HQ in NYC, Pete likes to be found eating bouillabaisse anywhere in the south of France.

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