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7 Fun Things to Do in London, England

7 Fun Things to Do in London, England London skyline / Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons London, England is the capital and largest city of the United Kingdom, and one of the most influential...

7 Fun Things to Do in Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah Salt Lake City is a jewel in the desert, with the Rocky Mountains providing a dramatic backdrop to this clean and easily navigable little city. Criss-crossed by TRAX streetcars and brimming...

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Traveling with Social Anxiety

Traveling with Social Anxiety I remember the first time I ever set foot in a hostel. It was the City House Hostel in historic Old City, Philadelphia. I was 26–on the older side compared to...

The Fan District, Richmond, Virginia

City Guide: Richmond, Virginia

All links in this article are my own affiliate links, meaning if you choose to click on them to make a purchase, I will make a small commission.  Richmond, Virginia Richmond, Virginia is a...

Downtown Norfolk, Virginia

6 Fun Things to Do in Norfolk, Virginia

6 Fun Things to Do in Norfolk, Virginia Downtown Norfolk, Virginia Norfolk (yes, it is pronounced that way) is one of the oldest cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia, having been founded in 1705....

An example of the kinds of views you can expect on the walk to Los Pinos

3 Fun Day Hikes from Minca, Colombia

3 Fun Day Hikes from Minca, Colombia The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Mountains which surround the town of Minca, Colombia If you’ve traveled to the northern portion of Colombia, chances are you’ve visited...

Baltimore, Maryland Skyline

7 Fun Things to Do in Baltimore, Maryland

7 Fun Things to Do in Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore, Maryland Skyline I find that all too often these days people only bring up Baltimore when talking about crime. Sure, parts of the city have...

8 Fun Things to Do in Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio Skyline Cincinnati, Ohio is one of those great American cities defined by its history.  At one point one of the largest cities in the country and an industrial powerhouse, it fell into...

City Guide: Charleston, South Carolina

City Guide: Charleston, South Carolina I want to start by saying that I urge everyone to exercise caution when traveling. Please wear masks as often as possible, use hand sanitizer liberally, and do your...

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