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New Year’s Eve Getaways Around the World

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The New Year is a special time, where we celebrate the close of an old year and all the possibilities that await us in the one to come. What better way is there to bring in this wonderful occasion than somewhere fun, thrilling, and exotic, where you can spend quality time with the one you love, or your closest family …

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5 Reasons Maine is the Best State

In Maine, Portland by Katelyn2 Comments

The following post was written by me and brought to you by Domain.ME, who I teamed up with for their #StateofME campaign. Hands down, Maine is the best state. Where else can you get cheap lobster, dramatic coastline, serene mountains, and L.L. Bean boots? Of course, I’m slightly biased. I’m a born and raised Mainer. As I’m about to embark …

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Natural Iceland: The Surreal Landscape

In Europe, Iceland, photography by Katelyn4 Comments

  Iceland. There are no words for the raw beauty of this sub-Arctic island. Actually, I think Stephen Markley says it best in his book, Tales of Iceland or “Running with the Huldufolk in the Permanent Daylight: “The problem with driving around Iceland is that you’re basically confronted by a new soul-enriching, breath-taking, life-affirming natural sight every five goddamn minutes. …

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Hostel Review: Hostel Santini – Prague, Czech Republic

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Prague is every bit the enchanting fairytale city people make out to be. While the history, culture, and architecture is rich, the city itself is relatively cheap. Skip Paris and London and head to Prague if you’re looking to save some money. Hostels in Prague are cheap. After traveling around Western Europe, hostel prices on par with Central American prices …

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Fun and Adventure in Denver

In United States by Katelyn2 Comments

Often overlooked as just the gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Denver is a city worth staying in for a few days for some outdoor adventure. It’s best to visit in September, once most tourists have left but the city still holds onto summer weather with a few autumnal shades starting to appear. Once you’ve arranged your accommodation at one of the …

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Photos of Prague: The Fairytale City of the East

In Czech Republic, Europe by Katelyn1 Comment

If you asked me to rank my favorite cities around the world, I’d probably give you a bewildered look. How darn you ask me my favorite cities or countries? That’s such a hard question to answer. It’s every travelers worst nightmare. However, I can tell you that Prague is one of my top favorite cities. I knew it was the …

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Kutna Hora: Visiting the Church Made of 40,000 Bones

In Czech Republic, Europe by Katelyn4 Comments

Prague, the enchanting fairytale city, sits on the banks of the Vltava River in the heart of Czech Republic welcoming millions of tourists every year. It is the city of a thousand spires. The city of quaint cobblestone streets built in a labyrinth surrounding the infamous Charles Bridge. It is a city that will capture your heart the second you …

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Falling in Love With Prague

In Czech Republic, Europe by Katelyn4 Comments

It was love at first sight. I emerged from the train station into the warm evening air. Golden hour was upon the city. I looked down at Google Maps on my phone and followed the directions towards my hostel. I was like a distracted dog. Step, step, squirrel! Only it wasn’t a squirrel. It was always a beautiful stone building …

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How to Find Cheap Flights

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Many people, especially Americans, believe vacations are expensive. A 2013 American Express survey revealed that the average cost per person for a summer vacation within the United States is $1,145. And that’s just within the United States. That cost alone is probably what a plane ticket to Europe will cost during the summer months. With the evolution of community sharing …

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Hostel Review: Hostel Ruthensteiner

In Austria, Europe, Hostel Reviews by KatelynLeave a Comment

While Vienna left me saying “meh,” Hostel Ruthensteiner left me saying wow. Since Vienna was a bit of a last-minute decision, I was really lucky to find a hostel close to the train station that had availability. When I arrived at the hostel I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was not a complete “shit hole” like my Brussels …

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24 Hours in Vienna, Austria

In Austria, Europe by Katelyn2 Comments

After 2.5 blissful days in Budapest, Hungary it was time to head north to Prague, Czech Republic. However, I wanted to make a stop in Vienna, Austria and Bratislava, Slovakia. I left Budapest in the early afternoon and arrived in Vienna in the early evening. I was exhausted from nonstop exploring, but I knew with my limited time in Vienna, …