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So you want to start a travel blog: what is the first 6 months REALLY like?

So you want to start a travel blog. You’ve picked out a perfect blog name. You have endless ideas for blog posts to write. Maybe you dream of full-time traveling and passively making more money than your friends with real jobs. Hate to break it to you: you won’t find that life through travel blogging! At least not at first. Starting a travel blogging takes WORK – getting a domain name and a website up[…]

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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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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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