How to Find the Best Local Spots When You’re Traveling

Carrie is back this week with a solo episode inspired by her recent travels. We know where and how to shop local when we’re at home, but it can be a completely different ball game when we’re traveling. Carrie breaks down her best tips for finding great local food and drink, how to sort through reviews, and how to avoid getting hangry on vacation. She also reminds us that we don’t have to be perfect — shopping local-ish is great, too!  Carrie then drops some great recommendations for anyone in or traveling to Vancouver, WA! 

Mentioned in this episode: 

@CRollwagen on Instagram 

Behind the Scenes at the Localist: Meet the Team

Southern Living 


Relevant Coffee

Compass Coffee 

The Great North 

Syrup Trap 

K & M Drive-In 

Parking Kitty 

Duck Tales Kitchen 

@ThinkLocalist on Instagram 

About Carrie

Carrie Rollwagen is host of the Localist podcast and cofounder of Church Street Coffee & Books. Currently, she works as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Find the Localist at @thinklocalist on Instagram and follow Carrie at @crollwagen.

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