The Radar: St. Patrick’s Day Beer Guide, Best Airports for Freebies, Improve Your Mandarin Through Song

  • One of our favorite holidays is being celebrated tomorrow. If you just can’t swing a trip to Dublin this year, find out where to score a pint of authentic Irish beer stateside. [Gadling]
  • Traveling can be arduous. Luckily, some airports are trying to soften the blow of long-haul trips by providing some free amenities to travelers. Check out which ones have the best perks. [USA Today]
  • We’ve all heard that music helps us retain information, but can it help us learn a language? Here are 8 bands that one author guarantees will improve your Mandarin. [Matador Network]

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