Philly: Neighborhoods and Where to Stay

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast 390 Philly: Neighborhoods and Where to Stay

Do you love Philadelphia or has it been on your to-go list for way too long? In this series, we will be breaking down everything that is Philly from neighborhoods to eating & drinking to things to do in 5 mini-episodes. You can binge them all in one sitting or listen to the first three today and the last 2 next Tuesday but either way you will be getting some serious jonesing for a trip to Philadephia (cue the Fresh Prince theme song). Yep, now you have that in your head!

Bonus points if you say the word “water” the Philly way!

Today’s episode has been sponsored by our friends at Sauv’s & Tortuga Backpacks!

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In This Episode

  • 09:45 Getting To Philadelphia
  • 14:35 Fishtown / Northern Liberties
  • 20:15 Passyunk Square
  • 22:45 Old City
  • 24:50 Center City/Washington Square West

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Philly Neighborhoods

Thanks, VisitPhilly.com For This Photo!

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Philly: Best Places to Eat

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast 391 Philly: Best Places To Eat

It’s time to dive into one of the most delicious aspects of Philly and that is the best places to eat. We will break them down by food type (hello cheesesteaks) and by location so that you can eat your way through Philly easily. Loosen that belt, get comfy, and start planning your epic foodie trip!

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In This Episode

  • 03:30 Cheesesteaks
  • 12:30 Best Of The Best
  • 21:00 Fishtown Area
  • 30:25 Old City
  • 34:25 Center City
  • 37:30 South Philly
  • 41:20 Reading Terminal Market

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Cheesesteaks

Best of the Best

Fishtown

Old City

Center City

South Philly

Reading Terminal Market 

Famous Local Institutions

 

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Philly: Best Breakfast/Brunch and Coffee

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast 392 Philly: Best Breakfast/Brunch and Coffee

We now know which neighborhoods to check out, a ton of places to eat but we are needing something to kick off our day in Philly and this episode fits the bill with the best breakfast/brunch & coffee places in town. Get noshing on some amazing bagels, donuts (with fried chicken), breakfast sandwiches, and french toast and get it all down with the best coffee in Philly.

Click here to download the episode directly. What’s your favorite coffee &/or breakfast spot in Philly? If not, what place are you looking forward to visiting first? Are you enjoying this format of the mini-episodes? Let us know @PackofPeanuts!

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In This Episode

  • 04:25 Let’s Begin
  • 07:00 Heather’s Favorite Coffee
  • 10:40 Foodie Place That Matt G Loves Too
  • 12:00 Beer Bagels
  • 13:30 Donuts & Fried Chicken
  • 16:15 Roasters Jawn
  • 18:40 Get A Shot
  • 19:15 Going Off Script

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Living (& Working) In A Hackers Paradise w/ Spencer Jentzsch

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Living (& Working) In A Hackers Paradise w/ Spencer Jentzsch

Are you a remote worker, digital nomad or location-independent and are wanting to combine travel and work with some community time thrown in?  Do you prefer group travel instead of always going it alone? Well, we’ve got a perfect solution for you! Joining me today is someone who got a bachelor’s degree in those very complementary subjects of neuroscience and Korean language, who was once a hula hooping protege, and who loves a well-timed pun more than most, Spencer Jentzsch from HackerParadise.org.

Today’s episode has been sponsored by our friends at Tortuga Backpacks!

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In This Episode

  • 04:50 Hacker Terminology
  • 08:00 How The Remote Life Started
  • 12:10 South Korea, Neuroscience & Why Parents Just Don’t Understand
  • 20:40 Balance Travel With Work & Planning It Out
  • 26:20 Places Spencer Loves & Places To Go Next
  • 31:35 Hacker’s Paradise
  • 38:25 Types Of Professions Using Hackers Paradise
  • 41:15 Why Use Hackers Paradise vs Going Out Alone
  • 50:15 Long Term Hackers & Best Things About The Community
  • 01:00:55 Awesome Pricing & Length Of Stays
  • 01:05:40 Biggest Travel Mishaps
  • 01:08:50 What’s Next For Hackers Paradise

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How to Earn and Use British Airways Avios Points

British Airways has a bad reputation in the travel hacking community. Sure, they fly to a large number of destinations, and they have an extensive frequent flyer program.

However, they’re notorious for charging fuel surcharges in the hundreds of dollars. For this reason, you might think it’s better to just avoid British Airways altogether.

This would be a mistake. While British Airways miles (known as “Avios”) can be obnoxious to use, they do offer great value on certain trips.

So in this guide, we’re going to take a look at how the British Airways Avios program works. We’ll discuss what Avios points are, as well as how to earn and use Avios points for maximum value. (more…)

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