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Listen Up: Let's Talk About Traveling and Drinking—Hey, it's Episode 9 of A Few Things with Claire and Erica

Listen Up BY erica 06/29/2015

Claire putting on as many clothes as possible to get through security at LAX—clearly, this needed to be documented.


We have a lot to say about vacations and booze—so much that we didn't have room for a special guest. Tune in here, and jump into the archives if you want to hear from some legit experts. Oh, also: You can get all this on iTunes or Stitcher!



Episode 9: Traveling Woman // LISTEN

Let's talk about: Vacation resources, airport security, and drinking (including what to order when you don't want something boozy).


The post-listen link-dumpage:


On travel...

+ Sites/publications/apps with ideas: Fathom, AFAR (the app, too!), Designtripper, Wallpaper* City Guides apps

+ Upstate NY hotels: Hillside Schoolhouse, Table on Ten, The Graham & Co.

+ Where to find design-y hotels: Tablet Hotels, Design Hotels, Mr. and Mrs. Smith

+ Airbnb alternatives: onefinestay, Kid & Coe, VRBO, HomeAway

+ Global Entry (Amex covers!)

+ Carry-on essentials: Lo & Sons The OG bag, Kelapo coconut oil packets, Muji mesh garment bags

+ @tsa on Instagram!


On drinking...

+ Light-on-the-alcohol drinks: Wine Spritzers, seltzer with bittersMicheladas, (questionable) Shandys

+ At-home gear: Sodastream or the like, Riedel stemless wine glasses, Bormioli Rocco mini glasses (and a bunch of other Bormioli glasses)

+ Easy cocktails: Negronis, Dark & Stormys


And also...

+ Email feedback or topics you'd love for us to gab about on-air to!



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