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10 Things To Do in Kennebunkport, Maine

In Kennebunk, Maine, Travel by Katelyn2 Comments

Kennebunkport, Maine is a quintessential seaside town in southern Maine. Thousands of tourists flock to the small coastal town to eat lobster and get a glimpse of the Bush family. After all, Kennebunkport is only about 90 minutes north of Boston and 30 minutes south of Portland. The town is more than just Presidential sightings and lobster though. There is …

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Green Animals Topiary Garden – Newport, RI

In Rhode Island, Travel, United States by Katelyn1 Comment

The Green Animals Topiary Garden house is located in Portsmouth, Rhode Island not far from the mega-mansions of Newport. The Green Animal estate is nothing like the historical marble homes of the Vanderbilts and Astors, but offers something unique – the lust and colorful gardens. The small estate overlooking Narragansett Bay was purchased by Thomas E. Brayton in 1877. The estate contained a …

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Travel Tips for Poor College Students – Traveling the World on a Beer Budget

In college students, Frugal Living, Student Loans, Study Abroad, Travel by Katelyn2 Comments

There is a reason we have the phase “poor college students.” A large majority of college students don’t have any money and the ones that do tend to spend it on food and alcohol. College is extremely expensive in the United States and most of us pay for it through student loans only to be working our tails off after …

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Exploring the “City of the Dead” at New Orleans’ Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1

In Louisiana, New Orleans, Travel by Katelyn3 Comments

New Orleans is home to many cemeteries, 42 of them to be exact! After all, it is a very old city. The above ground vaults have given New Orleans’ cemeteries the nickname of “cities of the dead.” The oldest cemeteries in New Orleans are known as the Saint Louis Cemeteries. There are three of them and they are creatively called St. …

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A Night in the Jungle at Tikal Inn, Guatemala

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For our one splurge night on our Belize/Guatemalan vacation, Lindsay and I stayed at the Tikal Inn in Tikal National Park in Guatemala. Tikal National Park is located in the Peten region of Northern Guatemala and is home to the largest excavated Mayan ruins. Only about 25-30% of the area is uncovered and the rest of the vast ruins lie …

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How Much Does a Vacation in Belize Cost? A Breakdown of My Trip Expenses

In Belize, Central America, Guatemala, Travel by Katelyn9 Comments

  Belize is one of the more expensive Central American countries along with Costa Rica and Panama. Like any touristy area, there is a high and a low season with prices to match. Lindsay and I traveled to Belize during the “shoulder” season between high and low season. Low season usually begins when the rainy season starts in Central America …