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The Frugal Traveler
My @TSA #precheck was reinstated (perhaps thanks to my #FOIA request) and breezed through @ORD security. L to gate in 12 min.
@frugaltraveler Loved your tweets on #Chicago this weekend. What a great town to explore with only a few bucks in your pocket.
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.@VentraChicago doesn’t do me any good if I leave Chicago on 3rd day if pass. London’s is far more tourist friendly: toptiplondon.com/transport/tick…
. @HectPowles no doubt...here’s how I did my US$100 weekend in Melbourne: mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/frugaltr…
The last $3.75 of the $100 weekend budget goes to this #hotdog and fries. Love the sport peppers.… instagram.com/p/tOE527Fqul/
Last one, promise: #elephant ear poking into #alligator pilea. Not something the animal version should… instagram.com/p/tNrxqilqoK/
First of all, best fruit ever. #guanabana #graviola. Second, love these "LOOK" signs. @ The Lincoln… instagram.com/p/tNqeTalqlo/
The famed "Mexican earring flower" (made that up, it's a golden fuschia plant from #Chiapas) #Chicagoinstagram.com/p/tNpkWdFqjz/
Thats a reasonable trade-off. (Note #Chicago skyline in reflection.) @ The Lincoln Park Conservatory instagram.com/p/tNoQo2lqg7/
Thanks to stevenshalowitz for today's brunch selection. #chicago @ Walker Brothers Original Pancake House instagram.com/p/tLqnPflqgx/
$4.95 lunch special, free soda not pictured. $100 weekend in #Chicago off to a good start #deepdish @… instagram.com/p/tI6c6RFqhY/
By the way, thanks to all who sent in #Chicago tips. See you at the free @chicagosymphony performance tonight.
Lost $5 right off the bat by misreading the true cost of a 3-day transit pass. $20 plus *$5* for the card. $100 weekend #Chicago
$100 weekend in #Chicago has begun...with a $4.95 pizza and soda lunch special. Who knows where?
I'll be spending Friday through Sunday in #Chicago w/ about $40 total to eat and $30 for entertainment. Ideas, please!
$100 weekend in #Chicago starts tomorrow! Who's got (VERY) cheap or free suggestions? #notMilleniumPark @ChooseChicago
The @frugaltraveler joins two high-school friends for a low-cost reunion in Seattle nyti.ms/1rVq0NE
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The @frugaltraveler takes a low-budget trip to my old hood: Seattle! Here, his tips for cheap things to do. nyti.ms/1pN9M1t
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#Seattle stars in this week's column in @nytimestravel. Supporting cast: friends @DrD and Jon C. nytimes.com/2014/09/09/tra…
In NYC? I'm speaking tonight after screening of @GringoTrails, a new doc about tourism's impact. Cinema Village, 7pm: cinemavillage.com/chc/cv/show_mo…
Today's Frugal Traveler: a cheapskate's introduction to #Portland cuisine in @nytimestravel. nyti.ms/1r9VysO #notMaine
Not travel-related, but an amazing, horrifying video about a man who escaped an ISIS massacre by @nytvideo nytimes.com/2014/09/04/wor…
Don't blink & you'll see me at 1:51 @TODAYshow...today.com/travel/passeng…. Bonus behind the scenes photo...ow.ly/i/6M1pk
The @TODAYshow is in my home RIGHT NOW to talk reclining airplane seats. Tune in tomorrow. ow.ly/i/6LGLg
Sorry #pdx that I didn't post the rest of my stops. But made it to about 15 places today. Stay tuned, i'll post the article when up!
Look disgusting? Well it's not: Fennel, sausage, cheddar on bread pudding slices. @ Meat Cheese Bread instagram.com/p/sdBJBRlqjZ/
I'm speaking after the showing of film on tourism impact, @GringoTrails, Friday at CinemaVillage.com. Come by!
Matador co-presents 9/5 7pm @GringoTrails screening Q&A: Dir Pegi Vail, Seth Kugel @frugaltraveler. Details here: Cinemavillage.com
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It's 10:20 in #Portland/#PDX and I've had 3 breakfasts. Plans: 15 more stops...looking for best dishes $8 and under. #NoCarts #NoDoughnuts
Our most popular article of the past week is this piece on a layover at O’Hare by @frugaltraveler nyti.ms/1A1Sunv
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Last chance! Best #Portland #Oregon dishes $8 or less & not found in food carts. I'm biking around town today. #NoDoughnuts.
What are the best #Portland #Oregon dishes $8 or less & not found in food carts. Think outside the hipster box. #NoDoughnuts.
Brunch #dosa. #Portland is killing me. Does oregonian need a permanent local frugal traveler? @ TIFFIN… instagram.com/p/sX7D81FqjH/
One #compost bin just isn't enough. #Portland is taking a little getting used to. @ Little Big Burger instagram.com/p/sWKnWdlqmU/
#portland making fun of itself (I hope). #bacon #socks @ Powell's City of Books instagram.com/p/sVpDviFqqW/
Monkey muffin, $2.75, #Portland #brunch @ Grand Central Bakery & Cafe instagram.com/p/sVjDeLFquz/
Great(?) deal at the #Polynesian Deli in #Seattle. @ Polynesian Deli (Sung's) instagram.com/p/sQoxb5Fqp-/
The red floor. #seattle #library @ Seattle Public Library-Central Br instagram.com/p/sQeRsSFqnV/
The red floor. #seattle #library @ Seattle Public Library-Central Br instagram.com/p/sQeQvaFqnS/
#Seattle #gum wall. Disgusting, touristy, #awesome. @ THE GUM WALL PIKE PLACE MARKET instagram.com/p/sLvoAqlqoR/
#Seattle manhole covers are actually maps of downtown. instagram.com/p/sLAxSqlqrS/
Telling it like it is in #Seattle. #beer @ Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge instagram.com/p/sJfjNLlqrG/
My Global Entry has been reinstated 6 months after I requested a review but 1 month after filing a FOIA request. Coincidence?
At Hummel House, incredibly ripe green gauge plums (plus figs plus cherry tomatoes, etc), free with… instagram.com/p/sDuAz6Fqm0/