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13 Things to Do When the Weather Doesn’t Cooperate With Your Travel Plans

By On May 4, 2017

This weekend my city is hosting The Kentucky Derby. This huge spectacle draws visitors from all over the country for a few days each May. Most of these visitors will be expecting… Read More

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7 Signs That You’ve Had Too Many Mint Juleps at the Derby

By On May 1, 2017

Living in Louisville, Kentucky, I have seen a lot of craziness during Derby Week. Our beautiful city turns into a mecca of drunken debauchery. Still, there has to be a limit to… Read More

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How to Pack for the Kentucky Derby

By On April 30, 2017

The Kentucky Derby has been called the fastest two minutes in horse racing, but everyone knows that it’s way more about the fashion than the horses. So, how do you pack for… Read More

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Life is Beautiful in Vegas

By On April 27, 2017

Music Festival season has rolled around again, which means that everywhere I turn, I am being bombarded by colorful posters and web ads that boast all of my favorite bands in their… Read More

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Take a Day Trip; Love Your Hometown

By On April 26, 2017

I spend a lot of time thinking about and talking about other places. I think we all romanticize the remote and exotic. But the truth is that even my hometown of Louisville,… Read More

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Why Use Airbnb?

By On April 25, 2017

A couple of posts back, I was discussing Airbnb and how it made travel affordable for me, but the truth is, the reasons why you should stay at an Airbnb rather than… Read More

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Paris for $50 a Day

By On April 23, 2017

One of the primary reasons that I’ve never been to Europe before now is because of money. I teach high school English (which is not making anyone wealthy) and I’m still paying… Read More

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3 Books About Travel that you Must Read Right Now

By On April 22, 2017

Yesterday, I was discussing the joy and/or necessity of traveling alone, which I wholeheartedly believe in, but recently, I finished reading a book on the subject that I thought was really useful… Read More

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Ticket to Ride

By On April 19, 2017

The travel bug bit me young. Money was tight in my family, but when I was 9, my mom scraped together some money (and pitched in some sweat-equity work, I think) to… Read More