Love The Cheapest Way to Visit Europe
posted by July 17 at 8:00 AMon
Ride an Amtrak train North from Seattle while listening to Beirut on headphones. Pretend you can’t read the signs on the buildings that pass by. Imagine the coast is Mediterranean. Roundtrip shouldn’t cost you more than about $40, Beirut’s Gulag Orkestar and Lon Gisland should be about $20 if you’re decent enough to pay for them, and you already have one of these “discmans” I’ve been hearing so much about, right? Trust me, this totally works, and it should work with their new album, The Flying Cup Club, when it comes out on October 9th.
For now, this old chestnut: