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Our Absolute Favorite Winter Getaways (Without Going Too Far Away!)

With the weather starting to turn chilly we think now is a good time to take a look at some ideas for for a winter getaway and begin planning that escape. So let’s take a look back at a few of the places that we found the best for lifting our spirits over the past few winters. Glacier National Park is certainly a year-round destination, and much more popular in the summer months. Unfortunately, mo

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4 Flexible Side Jobs To Fund Your Future Travel Plans

For many, travel is a calling of the soul. They can’t resist the need to explore new places, experience different cultures, meet new people, and try new things. Due to the coronavirus, it may be cheaper to travel now than it was before, but you still need money to travel, especially outside the country. A lot of times, a full-time job is not enough to fund your hobbies and interests, and travel is

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Delivering Supplies To A Little School In The Jungle

During our stay at the Parador Resort in Costa Rica, we learned a great deal about their commitment to the surrounding area, not only environmentally but also as a member of their community. In addition to being a leader in sustainable tourism, they are involved in several civic projects. We discovered one of them, Pack For a Purpose, from the Parador website, as we were preparing for our visit. I

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Life
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Empty Nester? 5 Things You Can Do Now

The empty nest is too often spoken about in negative terms, but while it may be tinged with melancholy, this can be a rich and rewarding time in your life. After all, you’ve done things right as a parent, as your child is launching into an independent life of their own. It can feel strange and a little selfish to turn the focus back on yourself, and of course, you will always be a parent and alway

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Street Food Eating Our Way Through Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

The inclination to grab a bite to eat on the street is not something new. Most likely the first time two roads crossed, some enterprising chef set up a cart at the new intersection to provide passersby a mobile snack. The idea of fast food is not a recent development; it’s the culmination of centuries of selling food on the fly. We saw it in Pompeii, where corner cafes had counters right on the cu

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Summer Travel Idea: Escape to Breathtaking Newfoundland

Breathtaking vistas, natural wonders, and fabulous people (so nice, we actually felt guilty at times!) combine to make the island of Newfoundland one of our favorite places on earth. Here’s why we think Newfoundland should be at the top of everyone’s bucket list: Find yourself fording fjords, ziplining over waterfalls, gazing at (and over) sea cliffs, watching whales, playing with puffins and that

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5 Great Ways to Stay Entertained While Traveling

Travel truly is one our favorite things in life. It must be, because we have now been to over fifty different countries along with all fifty of the United States. But even fanatic, ardent adventurers such as ourselves can get bored in the long stretches of time during in the transportation phases of our journeys. As anyone who has driven cross country, taken a long bus or train ride, or flown acro

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber: Germany’s Best Preserved Medieval Town

It’s not every day that we get to spend securely tucked away within the impenetrable ramparts of a fortified enclave, but Rothenburg ob der Tauber in German was just such a place. The name means Red Fortress above the Tauber, most likely for the red rooftops on many of the buildings, but this is no Red Roof Inn. Still, it might not cost much more than one with these best travel deals for Black Fri

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Our Favorite Lesser Known Cities Around The World

Note: there is a sponsored link under the North America category in that post.  You can remove this paragraph if you’d like'” For those who do not live right next door a visa may be necessary for travel to Canada and we found a way to make getting one super easy with  eTA Canada. ” For a trip down Memory Lane, and maybe to offer some ideas for summer travel, we decided to go back through our past

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San Antonio, Texas: On A Mission

We continue our look back at the best ways to travel while keeping our social distance, this time on bicycles. There are two things we’ve known about San Antonio since childhood. Davy Crockett, whether played by Fess Parker or John Wayne, fought at the Alamo there and Charley Pride wanted to know if anybody was goin’ there. Seemed like we should learn more about Texas’ second-largest city, so we h

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