101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Partying Around the World

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Looking for a guidebook that isn’t full of tired, lame, or even BS travel information? 101 Places to Get Fucked Up Before You Die brings together the most irreverent and legit accounts of drinking, nightlife and travel culture around the world. Part guide, part social commentary, part party invitation, 101 Places gives you all the info and inspiration you’ll need to:

* Blowout one (or several) of the year’s biggest festivals
* MacGyver your way into underground clubs and backcountry raves
* Throw down with people from the Himalayas to the salt flats to Antarctica
* Travel in every conceivable style—from baller to dirtbag—to some of the most epic spots on earth

Do you really know where to go out in San Francisco or Tel Aviv? How about preparing for Burning Man or Oktoberfest? The award-winning journalists and photographers at Matador Network let you know what’s up at each spot, whether it’s drug policies, how to keep safe, special options for LGBT travelers, or simply where to find the kind of music you like to dance to. No matter if you want to rage at Ibiza or just chill on some dunes smoking shisha, 101 Places has something for you. 

So, hop a flight, raise a glass, and join us as we breach security, ride ill-recommended ferries, and hike miles into the wilderness all in search of the parties and places going off right now.

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1: Blowouts
 
 
Probably the greatest event I’ve ever witnessed was the Pan American Surf Championship and bikini contest in Montañita, Ecuador. And it was great not for what you might imagine—the beauty pageant or murderously talented surfers from Brazil, Costa Rica, Panama—but the way the town transformed, creating something original without really trying.
Solid head-high swell and sunny days led up to the event (which coincided with Semana Santa), and over the course of the week the town’s youth waged a continuous, take-no-prisoners water battle

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Praise for 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

Advance Praise for 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

101 Places is the kind of book I wish they'd asked me to contribute to. Not because I could have made it any better, but because the thing is just so much damn fun."
--Chuck Thompson, author of Better Off Without ‘Em and To Hellholes and Back

“Finally, a travel guide for those of us who reckon an exciting vacation we can’t entirely remember is far superior to a dull one we can.”
--Frank Kelly Rich, Editor Modern Drunkard Magazine


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With a vision for media and storytelling that begins with local culture, MATADOR (matadornetwork.com) is a two-time recipient of the Lowell Thomas Award for excellence in travel journalism, and the largest independent travel publisher on the Internet.

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101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Partying Around the World
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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
January 2014
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781250035592
ISBN10: 1250035597
288 pages, Includes 24 black-and-white photographs throughout plus one 8-page color photograph insert
$9.98

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Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
January 2014
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781250035585
ISBN10: 1250035589
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 288 pages, Includes 24 black-and-white photographs throughout plus one 8-page color photograph insert
$13.99
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