Articles Tagged ‘music’

Top 10 Road Trip Songs, According to Wired

Top 10 Road Trip Songs, According to Wired January 6, 2011 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
If you’re ever driven across the country, you’ve without a doubt made some bangin’ road trip mixes.  There are the essentials, the classics, the ones from middle school, and the ones we’ve all forgotten about, but to which we still know all the words. Wired.com recently surveyed...

Smokers, Speedos, And The Deep Blue Sea – 2010 Beach Etiquette

Smokers, Speedos, And The Deep Blue Sea – 2010 Beach Etiquette July 6, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Ah, etiquette. The unspoken rules that automatically apply to every member of a society, the glue that keeps us in line and in check. We learned it at the dinner table as children, and now we may need to get up to speed on the rules that will apply to us this summer as we pack our bags, fuel our cars...

Music on the Go

Music on the Go July 9, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Do you love music?  Enjoying different types of music from the places you visit is a great way to soak up the culture.  If you’ve got your own brand of tunes, be sure to find a way to share with the locals.  The Grand Piano, Upright Bass, and Baritone Sax are a little too big to travel with...

Talk Like a Local: Reggae Slang

Talk Like a Local: Reggae Slang July 8, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
Every musical genre develops its own set of slang terms (see Boogie Man, Clinker and Freak Lip for jazz). Some of the richest musical slang is associated with reggae and many of the terms are now synonymous with current musical styles (see Dub, D.J.). Should you find yourself in Jamaica - or, y’know,...