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The Truth About Winter Travel

I've never been one to balk at traveling to cold weather destinations.  I think Chicago in the winter is still a lot of fun and I froze my tushie off camping in Denali when it was 27 degrees outside.  Heck, I voluntarily spent a night at the ice hotel in Quebec.So why didn't I tough out New York City the same way?Physically, I thought I was prepared.  I was dressed … [Read More]

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Exploring Egypt

This guest post is by Jess of Tripelio. We all know that the Pyramid of Giza is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and most travellers would jump at the … [Read More]

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Travel Green This Earth Day

Obviously I'm a big fan of travel, but to be more specific, most of my favorite travels have been in natural settings.  I tend to favor national parks over big cities and incredible vistas over shopping malls.  In order to keep these wonderful destinations … [Read More]

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The Primland Challenge

I am not a shopper.  Some people love to hunt through racks of clothing to find that perfect clearance dress and others will score through ads to find ways to save tons on electronics.  While I don't shop in the conventional sense very often, I lose all sense … [Read More]


Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

6:10 PM.When I left home, the flight had been scheduled to depart at 5:53, already a delay from the original flight time, but there was an update by the time I made it to the airport. I sighed, not particularly happy to be sitting at the RIchmond airport … [Read More]


Would You Share a Room with a Stranger?

There are a lot of benefits to traveling solo, but one of the obvious downsides is that it can be significantly more expensive than traveling with one or more companions.  A hotel room for one typically costs just as much for one person as it would for two … [Read More]