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Top 5 Ski Slopes in the USA

Top 5 Ski Slopes in the USA

There’s something special about the slopes after a snowstorm. The snow looks pristine and inviting, promising a perfect day for snowboarders, skiers, and cross-country trailblazers. The sheer excitement and rush of flying downhill on perfect, powdery snow just... read more
Tips and Tricks for Traveling On a Budget

Tips and Tricks for Traveling On a Budget

You know how it goes – you set off on vacation determined to have fun without draining your bank account. Three days later, you check your banking app and notice that your balance has dropped way, way further than you think it should have. Panicked, you go back... read more
6 American Cities to Visit This Winter

6 American Cities to Visit This Winter

Winter has well and truly come around again. As the weather cools and the turn of the new year approaches, more and more people begin to look forward to the holiday – and think of how they can use up their last few days of paid time off. In past posts,... read more
Georgia’s Fall Destinations

Georgia’s Fall Destinations

The Yankees in New England and upstate New York tend to get the credit for the best fall foliage in the country.  And indeed, they do have some great spots; no wonder that cities like New York and Boston are full of the ugg-wearing, pumpkin spice-drinking, “basic”... read more
SEC BBQ Tour

SEC BBQ Tour

Football season is now in full swing (go Dawgs!).  As an SEC fan, I’m getting ready for some serious tailgating.  If you’re driving somewhere in the Southeastern Conference for a game, and need a place nearby to get some good southern BBQ, here are places near each... read more
Celebrating St. Patricks’ Day in Savannah

Celebrating St. Patricks’ Day in Savannah

Savannah, and Georgia as a whole, has a long connection with Ireland.  In the early years of Georgia, much of the backcountry was settled by Northern Irish immigrants of Scottish and English descent.  Later on in the 19th century, Savannah’s prominence as a major port... read more
The Caribbean’s Emerald Isle

The Caribbean’s Emerald Isle

St. Patrick’s Day has symbolized various things throughout history: the conversion of the native Irish to Christianity, a way for Irish immigrants to celebrate their heritage, an excuse to get drunk off green beer, etc.  Yet on the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat,... read more

An Ideal Fall Getaway!

Though Summer might be over, that doesn’t mean the vacation has to end! Autumn offers ideal weather conditions for a quick weekend getaway. Be the fall festivals and harvest fairs or simply the picturesque fall foliage, there’s no better time for a getaway than now!... read more

Argentina on a Budget

Argentina has a reputation for being expensive, thanks to dangerous levels of inflation caused by economic depression and mismanagement.  In a country that was once such a bargain, doing Argentina on a budget now seems a lot more difficult.  Yet while it’s expensive,... read more