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Welcome to Burger Abroad, an award-winning food, travel and lifestyle inspirational blog. If you like to eat, and you like to travel, you'll love this.

"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."

mae west

burger abroad


I'm Amanda, the Burger Abroad. I'm a professional food and travel blogger and an international petsitter. I slowly wander the world, have mostly one-way conversations with animals, and try to find interesting things to do between meals.

This is a collection of articles on food, travel, lifestyle, and inspiration, with resources on budget travel, blogging, housesitting, minimalism, and veganism. See resourcesfaq, live, and get the monthly letter for updates and deals.

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"

mary oliver

new arrivals

"You know all those things you've always wanted to do? You should go do them."

ej lamprey


"the best vegan resource you’ll find anywhere online."

alternative daily 

"the best travel blog you will find for vegan travelers."


"for a whole wide range of inspirations."


"way more than just sandwiches. . . get your worldly animal fix."


"You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen."

paulo coelho

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"We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will tremble to take us."

charles bukowski

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"It is in all of us to defy expectations, to go into the world and to be brave, and to want, to need, to hunger for adventures. To embrace the chance and risk so that we may breathe and know what it is to be free."

mae chevrette

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"Without experimentation, a willingness to ask questions and try new things, we shall surely become static, repetitive, and moribund."

anthony bourdain


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"Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain."

jack kerouac

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"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!"

hunter s. thompson


"The only people who ever get anyplace interesting are the people who get lost."

henry david throeau

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"Most of the really exciting things we do in our lives scare us to death. They wouldn’t be exciting if they didn't."

roald dahl


"The beckoning counts, not the clicking latch behind you."

freya stark