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Washington Lighthouses

Washington is flush with lighthouses. Some are still hard at work, while others are monuments to times gone past. There are 12 lighthouses along the Washington coast, each one with its own unique history. These sea sentinels date back as early as 1856. So strap on your hiking boots and check out these beauties.

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Aspen

Tucked into the heart of the White River National Forest, Aspen is well known as a ski destination, but the town has so much more to offer. Here are 12 terrific things to do the next time you are in Apsen.

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London On A Budget

Make no mistake, London is expensive. Celebrated attractions like the Westminster Cathedral or the Tower of London will set you back at least £20.00 a pop, so budget travel in London can be challenging. However, if you plan your trip well and throw in some free attractions you’ll stretch your budget and be able to splurge on a couple of traditional experiences (like High Tea at the Ritz).

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Crete

There is a kind of flame in Crete – let us call it “soul” – something more powerful than either life or death. There is pride, obstinacy, valor, and together with these something else inexpressible […]

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Ancient Arabian Places

Exotic cities, cultures apart, With minarets, mosques, and prayers to start. Meleke terraces, blue pools, and sand Groomed and tended by a skilled gardener’s hands. Textiles and spices spill from the souks, Networks of alleyways, […]

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Travel Regrets

Have you ever taken a trip and afterwards wished you had done something differently? Travelling can be amazing and life-changing. However, if you are anything like me, you learn some things the hard way. Here […]

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Travel Journal​

Travel journals can be a wonderful reminder of our trips. Years later we can open our journals and pour over our notes and mementoes, instantly transporting us back in time. While there are dozens of “how-tos,” on Pinterest, here is a brief list of 50 ideas to add to your journal to help you recall the places you’ve been. When deciding what to add to your journal make sure it is something small and flat to maximize the space in your journal.

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Expand Your World

As Anthony Bourdain said, in Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, “Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico, and the Far East, eating only in Hard […]

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The Art of Food Stall Dining

Travelers on a budget are well versed in the art of eating at food stalls. These vendors can save you a ton of money and can be a delicious way to experience the culinary culture of a people. However, no one enjoys multiple trips to the toilet after a bad experience. Here are 8 tips to follow when choosing a food stall to side step Montezuma’s Revenge.

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Chicago On A Budget

As the third most populous city in the United States, Chicago has over 2.7 million residents. Chicagoland, (the metropolitan area surrounding Chicago) has nearly 10 million people. It is considered the birthplace of the skyscraper and might be […]