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Maine Day Hikes: Sabattus Mountain

In Hiking, Maine by KatelynLeave a Comment

Sabattus Mountain is nestled in the small western Maine town of Lovell. It’s a bit of a drive from Portland, but if you pair the hike with another mountain in the region it is well worth the 90 minute drive from Portland as the views are some of the best in the area. Sabattus Mountain is located on Sabattus Trail Road, …

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The Complete Guide to Hiking Pleasant Mountain (Maine)

In Hiking, Maine, Portland by Katelyn15 Comments

Maine is a magical place. We have thousands of miles of rocky coastline interrupted with long sandy beaches spotted with colorful umbrellas and beach towels. We have more seafood then you can stuff your face with and don’t get me started about our lobster! Portland has been repeatedly called one of America’s best small cities and you can’t leave Maine …

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Hostel Review: DC Lofty Hostel – Washington, DC

In Hostel Reviews, United States, Washington DC by KatelynLeave a Comment

I love Washington, DC. It’s my favorite American city, but one thing I hate about DC (other than the traffic) is that hotels are quite expensive for my frugal wallet. However, Washington, DC has many budget-friendly hostel options that will sure to leave your wallet smiling. During my recent weekend in our nation’s capital I decided to stay at the …

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Maine Day Hikes: Burnt Meadow Mountain

In Adventure, Hiking, Maine by Katelyn4 Comments

Hallelujah! Spring has finally arrived after one of the longest, coldest, and snowiest winters that I can remember in a long time. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been itching to hit the trails for a while. Most weekends have been filled with running around doing nine thousand things, but this weekend I had a lot of free time so I threw my …

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What I Learned From My First Travel Blogger Conference: Women in Travel Summit 2015

In Blogging, Boston, New England, Personal Development, Travel, Travel Blogging by Katelyn11 Comments

Have you ever been to a party where you knew no one? Okay, maybe you know a few people through Instagram and Facebook, but essentially you’re going on a blind date. If you’re an introvert like me, it’s scary, intimidating, and exciting all at the same time. Walking around a party with a wine glass in one hand while trying …

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HI NYC Hostel Review

In Hostel Reviews, New York, Travel, United States by Katelyn1 Comment

New York City is known for its famous and expensive hotels. A trip to NYC, even a 48 hour stay, can set you back hundreds of dollars. But, did you know there are other options? There are thousands of NYC-area Courchsurfing hosts to choose from that will cost you nothing (although I’m a big fan of gifts for hosts). Airbnb …

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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 …