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Hostel Review: NotSo Hostel – Charleston, South Carolina

In Charleston, Hostel Reviews, South Carolina, Travel, United States by Katelyn3 Comments

Exploring Charleston, South Carolina has always been high on my travel priority list, but I always thought I couldn’t afford it. Hotel prices are expensive in Charleston! My original plan was to CouchSurf, but the couple of people I made contact with were located in an area of town not well serviced by public transportation. Bummer! And then I discovered …

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Montreal Reunion – #poutinecrawl2015

In Canada, Montreal, Travel by KatelynLeave a Comment

If you travel a lot, especially as a solo traveler, you tend to make fast friends on the road. Some are just there to swap travel stories while throwing back local beers while others are the ones you walk through the jungle with looking for ancient ruins and rare birds. Travel friends are unique. You are often together for a …

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Cross-Country Skiing in Maine for Under $20 (or FREE)

In Adventure, Maine, Outdoors, Winter by KatelynLeave a Comment

Welcome to winter in Maine! Over the past couple of weeks Mother Nature has blanketed the state in A LOT of fluffy white stuff. As school vacation week begins in the coming days, there is an abundance of winter activity choices for adults, families, and children alike! Maine has an amazing landscape with incredible outdoor activities offered year-round. In the summer we …

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Discovering Charleston – The Historic Charleston Tour with Free Tours by Foot

In Charleston, South Carolina, Travel, United States by KatelynLeave a Comment

The city of Charleston, South Carolina has been around since the beginning of time. Okay, maybe not the beginning of time, but it has been around since the beginning of America. Charles Towne was founded in 1670 by eight of King Charles II of England’s loyal followers. The original settlement was actually a few kilometers up the Ashley River, but …

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Doors and Iron Gates of Historic Charleston, South Carolina

In Charleston, South Carolina, Travel, United States by KatelynLeave a Comment

The city of Charleston, South Carolina stole my heart in a matter of seconds. I had high expectations of this city that I often dream of visiting. There is just something about the South that makes this Yankee girls heart swoon at the site of Lilly Pultizer, sweet tea, and biscuits and gravy. My three days in Charleston were short …

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Escaping the Hustle and Bustle of NYC: Central Park Adventures

In New York, Travel, United States by Katelyn1 Comment

Skyscrapers. The Brooklyn Bridge. The Yankees. The Statute of Liberty. Times Square. And Central Park. New York City is home to thousands of famous landmarks, people, food, and sports teams. NYC is also home to the world-famous Central Park. Central Park is often noted as the “lungs of New York” because the park encompasses over 800 acres of meadows, trees, …

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Exploring Montreal in 48 Hours

In Canada, Montreal, Travel by Katelyn2 Comments

Montreal is a short 5+ hour drive from Portland, Maine. Five hours may seem like a long time for you city slickers, but in Maine, 5 hours is nothing. It takes 2 hours to get to Bangor or 3.5 hours to get to beautiful Bar Harbor and Downeast Maine. Hell, it takes 7+ hours to drive from Portland to Fort …