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A free weekly newsletter that talks travel, gear, booze, photography, or whatever is on my mind at the moment. This is the primary newsletter that'll give you all the updates and 99% of the good stuff.

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TDG #024: There's a Better Way to Travel Italy

Hey friends, First thing, Substack released a new referrals feature, so I figured I'd turn it on for now and see what happens. I might tinker with the referral structure, but for now the rewards are set at: * 3 referrals = 1 month free * 5 referrals = 3 months free

A view of Barga, Italy.
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TDG #023 - Your Guide to Buenos Aires

Sometimes a city just steals your heart.

A building at dusk in Buenos Aires
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TDG #022: Lessons from 12 months on the road

Some advice that may or may not be useful.

A view from the Piedras Rojas in the Atacama Desert, Chile
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TDG #021: A Night of Tango in Buenos Aires (Pictures)

Dancing, milongas, and wine.

Watching social tango at a milonga in Buenos Aires
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TDG #020: On A.I. and Travel (Part 2)

Accelerating existing trends.

TDG #020: On A.I. and Travel (Part 2)
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TDG #019: On A.I. and Travel (Part 1)

Thoughts and experiences using A.I. to plan a trip.

TDG #019: On A.I. and Travel (Part 1)
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TDG #018: The Guatemalan Hangover Cure

One of the best damn hangover cures around.

A picosita from Hugo's in Antigua
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TDG #017: Death by Francesinha

The best thing to do in Porto is to walk. Though I think the best thing to do in most cities is to walk. But Porto is one of those cities exceptionally well equipped for bipedal meandering. And I do mean just walk. Walk aimlessly, without intention, sans agenda, absent

The reflection of a church in Porto
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TDG #016: A Photo Walk through San Cristóbal de las Casas

Welcome to another edition of The Daily Grog newsletter. We're taking a photo walk through San Cristóbal de las Casas this week. Typically I'd start with a few establishing pictures of the city and attempt to weave a narrative through the imagery. But this time around,

A view of San Cristóbal de las Casas
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TDG #015: A conversation with Prudencia in Bogotá

Hey folks, This is Skylar and The Daily Grog newsletter. Last week I was out sick again. But this week, I have something special for you. During my trip to Colombia last summer, I got to talk to Mario and Meghan, chefs and owners of Prudencia restaurant in Bogotá. Prudencia

Mario Rosero in the Prudencia kitchen