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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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Strolling the High Line in NYC

In New York, Travel, United States by Katelyn1 Comment

New York City is commonly known as the “concrete jungle” and for good reason. There are skyscrapers as far as the eye can see! To help off set all the concrete in Manhattan, residents and tourists alike tend to escape to the greenery of Central Park. Of course, there are several other smaller parks scattered throughout Manhattan, but nothing compares …

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48 Hours in NYC in Photos

In New York, Travel, United States by Katelyn8 Comments

This past weekend I spent a little over 48 hours exploring NYC. I’ve only been to the “city that doesn’t sleep” once before back in 2008 on my way home from my summer in Montana. I’m not much of a big city person, but I’ve had the urge to visit NYC recently and decided to pull the plug when I …

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Walking Amongst the Oldest Oak Trees in America – City Park, New Orleans

In Louisiana, New Orleans, Travel, United States by KatelynLeave a Comment

New York has Central Park and San Francisco has the Golden Gate Park. But did you know that New Orleans has one of the oldest urban parks in the United States? Most tourists don’t make it past Bourdon Street or Saint Charles Street. I don’t blame them because the food and music could keep me there for days as well. …