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Jodi Ettenberg
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Lived in Montreal, Quebec
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Great food and lovely people at a new restaurant in Montreal.
A new restaurant in Montreal serves up a tasty ode to the love story of its owners, a Venezuelan-Vietnamese couple. Arepas, banh mi, bun bowls - and coffee!
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My tips for making jet lag more bearable plus WHY we get it in the first place.
I've found a system that works to minimize jet lag during time zone shifts. A list of tips and technology for beating jet lag, plus further reading.
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Interesting read about the future of podcasting by Stratechery's Ben Thompson.
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Great post from +Shannon O'Donnell, about the Masaai and responsible tourism in East Africa.
Should you visit the Maasai of East Africa? This visionary Maasai chief is rewriting the tourist/Maasai dynamic with responsible tourism & social enterprise.
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Apparently my new name is Juana :)
I've got a new nickname for my time in Oaxaca, given to me by an elderly taxi driver on the way into town.
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Updated for 2016, my opinionated guide to my hometown of Montreal!

I always update my city guides and this is no exception. Expect another update after the summer months when I can eat at a few more restaurants in town, but for now here is a long list of things to do, places to see, what to eat, and fun winter activities if you happen to visit during the colder months.

Montreal is a city of festivals and there's something for everyone. I might not call it home right now but it's always a home for me in my heart! <3 
My own guide to Montreal, including what to see, what to eat, and what to do during the winter months when you're freezing.
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Updated post on where to eat cheaply in New York, whether you're gluten free (or a celiac like me) or not. 12 new restaurants at the bottom of the post! 22 in all :-)
If you are a celiac or just eating gluten free in NYC, here is a post rounding up my favorite places to dine in town, from tacos to sushi and much more.
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Where to eat in Austin, Texas! I spent my first visit to the city trying as many restaurants as my stomach would allow :-)
Gluten free Austin guide from my visit in town -- BBQ and ribs, to sushi, and so much more. Includes recommendations for rooftop drinks at the end.
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A history of clothing tags. Definitely learned something new from this piece!
We wear clothes with clothing tags pretty much daily, but never think about it. Where did they come from? Credit two major forces: Unions and regulators.
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Interesting read about how breakfast came about in North America, specifically in USA.
Do you think breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Then you fell for an ad campaign designed in 1944 to sell more cereal.
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No, you should NOT cancel your trip to Europe because of the recent attacks in Belgium. Don't stop traveling because of fear.
Acting out of fear to stop traveling is not the answer. Calculated risk-taking is important, and seeing the world is worth the risk.
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Everything you EVER wanted to know about Star Wars' Millennium Falcon. Amazingly detailed piece, including sketches done by hand.
It's the most famous starship of all time, and as it once again graces the silver screen we instead travel back in time to tell the story of how it came to be.
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Founder, Legal Nomads
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    Founder, 2008 - present
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Former lawyer currently eating my way around the world, one bowl of soup at a time.
Introduction

Originally from Montreal, I quit my job as a lawyer to travel for what I thought was a year, and more than five years later I find myself working as a full-time food and travel writer and photographer. All of the writing recently culminated in my first book, the Food Traveler’s Handbook. Since I left my job in early 2008, I've been writing about my worldwide travel, transportation misadventures and delicious food on my site, Legal Nomads.  I get the shakes when I go too long without eating sticky rice. 

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Been shat on by 12 birds and 1 bat since April 1, 2008.
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Montreal, Quebec - Aix-en-Provence, France - Toronto, Ontario - New York, NY - Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador - Montevideo, Uruguay - El Nido, The Philippines - Bangkok, Thailand - Chiang Mai, Thailand - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam