Archive for August, 2007

Best BBQ Spots in the Good Ol’ USA

August 28, 2007

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Barbecue, barbeque, BBQ, Bar-B-Q… whichever way you spell it, this word brings to mind all-things-summer, ribs, burgers and social gatherings! Whether you prefer the sauce on the meat or on the side, tangy or sweet, light or heavy – BBQ seems to be a culinary delight for all. And, talk about the quintessential American cultural phenomenon!

Here’s journeyPod’s picks (in no particular order) of the Best BBQ joints – including some of those that can ship the barbecued goods to you (just in case you can’t make it into town):

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“Voice of Las Vegas”: Steven Striker’s “Rules of Las Vegas”

August 21, 2007

It’s no surprise that nearly 3 million people a month visit Las Vegas! It’s also no surprise that on any given weekend, most of the restaurants, shows, clubs, concerts, boxing events, spas, golf resorts and other premier Vegas attractions are completely booked up or worse – sold out!

Simply put, if you’re not on the “inside” track, you’re out! But, as journeyPod’s Voice of Las Vegas Steven Striker – CEO of Vegas’ premier five-star concierge Striker VIP – will tell you, there is hope!

With that in mind, here’s Striker’s unofficial Las Vegas rules and “code of conduct”:

Discover the Summer Paradise of Zurich

August 15, 2007

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Zurich, the home of Swiss Miss, cheeses, and chocolates, and oh so much more!

Most people do think of Zurich as a boring bank city… which is unfortunate! Go there in summer and you’ll find an almost Mediterranean-like atmosphere. Green parks line the blue waters of Lake Zurich make for an excellent day of relaxation – swimming in the refreshing lake, taking in a boat ride, enjoying a picnic lunch, or napping on a wooden dock as the cool breeze blows over.

Who would have thought you’d get a piece of Mediterranean paradise in Zurich?! Well, now you know! Read on to find out more about this hot spot…

Discover the Old World Style of Prague

August 7, 2007

Situated in central Bohemia, its no wonder the largest city of the Czech Republic has a super Bohemian feel to it. You too will feel far away from it all as you walk the ancient streets of this beautiful city. Think Indiana Jones meets Alias – the architecture and cool vibe of this place will win you over the second you arrive. Also known as Praha, this city is mysterious yet quite inviting with friendly locals to welcome you. Oh, and wait until you recognize the black iron gates of the Charles Bridge from the Tom Cruise flick Mission Impossible!

 

Turn the page to get the inside scoop on what’s hot in Prague!