Above the tree line on Mt. Washington

Hiking Mount Washington!

Here in the Northeast we only have a small number of snow-free months. So we try to take advantage of them! Fortunately, we’re near the beautiful White Mountains. One of those is Mount Washington, the tallest in the eastern half of the U.S. – although it’s only 6,300 ft! Not much compared to the Rockies out west. But, it’s known for its nightmarish weather, so that’s something! Really – the world’s strongest winds were measured[…]

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The Best Airbnb in the World: Plantagenet, Ontario

We’ve stayed in a lot of Airbnbs over the years. In fact, when we travel, we almost exclusively stay in Airbnbs. Usually, they’re more spacious and more convenient than hostels, and they’re almost always way more affordable than hotels. But, to be honest, most Airbnbs aren’t particularly special or memorable. Out of the many, many Airbnbs we’ve stayed at over the years (which span dozens of countries and four continents), this one stands out. That’s[…]

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Best Ethiopian Food: NYC

Ethiopian food is without a doubt one of the world’s tastiest cuisines. After all, you get to try a huge number of dishes in a single meal, all the while scooping happily with pieces of delicious injera (Ethiopian bread) and sipping on honey wine or Ethiopian beer. I always leave feeling stuffed to the gills and very, very pleased with my decision to get Ethiopian. Luckily for us, New York City has some great Ethiopian[…]

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Where to Stay on the Big Island (Hawaii)

The Big Island of Hawaii (also called, simply, Hawaii) is, of course, big. Which means that where you stay matters. Driving across the island from the east side to the west side will take you around two hours, so it’s best to position yourself carefully. If it’s your first time on the island, it can be difficult to figure out just where the best places to stay are located! Here’s our travel guide for where[…]

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So many tourists in NYC's Little Italy

Tourist Trap ALERT: NYC’s Little Italy

New York City has been a hub for Italian immigrants for well over 100 years, so it’s no surprise that it has killer Italian food. Just… not in Little Italy. That’s right, Little Italy is a tourist trap. Little Italy, in lower Manhattan, has a worldwide reputation for some of the tastiest Italian food outside of the boot. And it’s true, there is good food to be had! (See below). But no longer is this[…]

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