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Warning : Amato Pizza Refuses Groupons

I’m so sick of Amato Pizza here at 429A Yonge St. I really like their pizza but I hate the customer service and the old man here. Like hate with a passion. I’m also really sick of GroupOn. Here’s the story: The first time I came here to use the GroupOn, they refused to look at the coupon code or …

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How to know when a place is overrated?

This morning I was looking through vacation destinations and I saw a Groupon for Machu Picchu. Nothing tells me more that a place is going to be overrun with tourists or is on track to be overrated very soon … than seeing a Groupon for it. There is something very liberating about being able to take a packaged, “no-risk”, sanitized …

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At the End of the World train in Ushuaia … #missioncurrypenguin

Ushuaia claims to be the most Southern city in the world and has also branded itself the “end of the world”. It also has the World’s cheesiest attraction in “The End of the World Train”. As the southernmost railway in the world, The Prisoner’s Train recreates its historic journey and is definitely touted as something you would should do, but …

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Tuesday Morning – Overrated!!! Leaning Tower of Pisa

So you’re in Italy and almost everyone who has gone to Italy, has been asked about the following things Is Pizza in Italy, THAT good? How is the Pope doing … did you see him, while you were in Rome? Were there gladiators at the Colisseo? Does the Leaning Tower of Pisa actually lean that much? For me, it is …

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Quiet daytripping in St. Kitts …

It had been some years since I had been to St.Kitts but I remember it being a quiet island in comparison to other islands I had been to. So in one full day in St. Kitts, you’re limited to the following below (a driver and tour should cost about 25$ per person … since there is precious little to do …

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Tuesday Morning – Overrated!!! Sunrise at Borobudur

In typical fashion online, when one person has a great opinion of something, it tends to spread viral, especially if those people have a smaller frame of context. In the true tradition of overpriced and overrated, watching the sunrise from Borobudur would fall into this category. On a sunny, clear morning, you’ll get the “mystic” sunrise from Borobudur – but …

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Tuesday Morning – Overrated!!! Sistine Chapel

As the travel log evolves, I get asked many questions: What is the best travel experience Where is the best place What is the best food you’ve had Where is … where is … what is ???? A new focus of the travel log will be the Tuesday Morning Overrated!! section. Every Tuesday, I’ll have a picture of the most …

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