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6 AWESOME things to do in Iowa City, IA

You might think Iowa is a fly-over state. Just corn and …pigs? Who knows really, surely no one has ever been there. Well, you’d be WRONG! As it turns out, Iowa is great. And in particular there are tons of things to do in Iowa City, from beautiful nature to great restaurants to, yes, checking out some farms. If you’re in Iowa, don’t miss it! Here are six great things to do that you probably[…]

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Things to Do in Freeport, Maine: A Complete Guide

So you’re headed to Freeport! Amazing! Freeport is a charming, old-fashioned New England town, but don’t let its small size fool you. There are plenty of things to do in Freeport, Maine, no matter your tastes or preferences. Here’s our vacation guide (written by a local!) to make sure that you don’t miss out on the best that Freeport has to offer! Where is Freeport, and how do I get there? Freeport is located in[…]

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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, situated in its very own Mount Washington State Park. The mountain is in northern New Hampshire, and it’s 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.[…]

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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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