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What I Loved About León, Nicaragua

I'm back from a trip to Nicaragua -- a country you voted for me to visit.  The land of lakes and volcanoes ended up being a truly incredible destination and one you should put on your travel radar.  Although my first stop was in the colonial city of Granada, … [Read More]

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The Best Aspects of my Hotel Stays

If you're planning on heading to Morocco anytime soon, you need to wrap your head around staying at independent hotels.  Sure, you'll find a Holiday Inn far removed from the center of Marrakech and a few locations to test out your free Accor status, but that … [Read More]

Biking the Virginia Creeper Trail

The Virginia Creeper Trail: If I Can Do It, Anyone Can

I am not a bike rider, and yet I got it in my head that biking the Virginia Creeper Trail would be a fun way to spend a fall day.  I'm pretty sure my husband gave me one of those sideways looks when I shared my intentions; you know, the one that says, "are you … [Read More]

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An Update on MileWise

Back in January, I shared some of my preliminary thoughts on MileWise, a great resource for searching for award flights as well as suggesting when you may be better off using cash to book that ticket.  Over the past few months, they've made some great … [Read More]