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How I Took a 7-Week Road Trip for Less than $2,000

How I Took a 7-Week Road Trip for Less than $2,000

Like most of us, I’ve used a litany of excuses over the years about why I couldn’t travel more. However, I have really made an effort not to complain too much about travel being expensive, because it doesn’t have to […]

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America’s Heartland

America’s Heartland

“To think of the Midwest as a whole as anything other than beautiful is to ignore the extraordinary power of the land.” — Curtis Sittenfeld ♥ I have a huge soft spot for the Midwest. Really huge. I’m actually kind of […]

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The Windy City: A Comedy of Errors

The Windy City: A Comedy of Errors

“I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America.” — Sarah Bernhardt ❈ So, I guess I don’t feel the same way as Sarah Bernhardt does about Chicago…it was chaotic and confusing the entire time. Thankfully, my couchsurfing pals made every […]

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Hello, Wisconsin!

Hello, Wisconsin!

“Wisconsin is a special place.” – Brett Favre ♥ This trip is flying by so quickly already! Monday I left Rapid City. I made a stop in the Badlands, where I’d been before, but I figured it would be nice to […]

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Vancouver Sunset

Vancouver Sunset

“I don’t even know what street Canada is on.” — Al Capone ❈ We as Americans have a sense of our own ignorance about other countries, but it never seems to bother us that much. I’ve often felt that my minimal, […]

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Welcome to Canada!

Welcome to Canada!

“Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party.” –Robin Williams I’ve been in Vancouver for a couple days now, staying with my friend Mary, whom I met while she was couchsurfing in Portland this past spring. It’s […]

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