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i'm amanda, the burger abroad. i'm a full-time traveler and pro food & travel blogger. 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 and lifestyle, with resources, inspiration, advice, quotes, city food guides, and how-to guides on full-time travel, solo travel, housesitting, veganism, minimalism, zero waste, and travel blogging.


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

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"I do not intend to tiptoe through life to arrive safely at death."

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“This is your life and it's ending one minute at a time.”

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

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

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"Everything here makes me hungry."

- from holland

"The type of girl whose last words are gonna be 'hold my beer, watch this."

- from iceland

"Call me!"

- from mom

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

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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.”

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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.”

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"Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!"

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