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Texas Loves Travel: Tripwolf Invites & Vayama

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I'm in love with a new site:





It's an awesome little travel site meets social networking site. It's Lonely Planet meets Facebook, and I am loving it. On the site, you can create a page, make lists of your favorite places, best and worst travel experiences, etc. You can also make recommendations to other readers, network and coordinate travel, check out trip reviews, and even keep an interactive map/journal of your own experiences!
Best of all? It's free. Love it.

Leave me a note in the comments if you want an invite!


Also...






The best site I've found so far for international travel search. Like Kayak, it searches multiple carriers' websites at once, so you really can find some fantastic deals. I use it whenever I buy flights to get my second opinion.


My first opinion, however, still comes from:







Kayak is the best travel search website that I've found so far. It reliably provides low prices, it searches multiple carriers, and it's fast and simple, requiring only o…

You Need Retail Therapy

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So being broke makes Texas want to shop. Sick, right? Well, in vain hope that my little dance around the internet will make it rain, I am presenting to you Texas' top 5 shopping sites. They are, in order:

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Uncrate is the coolest little mens' shopping guide since Esquire got pages. It lists cool stuff by category, gives price in the lower left corner, and always finds the hottest before it's hot. I like to shop here for watches and cool tools. However, if you're more interested in engaging your feminine side...



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Outblush is the sister site of Uncrate, and although the more enlightened women among us will find it a little difficult to swallow (women don't even have a category for watches, let alone tools (although "gadgets" is offered), it's overall a cool site, designed in the same style as its masculine counterpart.



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I know I've already posted about ThisNext, but that's how much I love it - I'm telling you again. This is a really cool sit…