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Neighbors: What Americans Think of Canada, and More

One of the most revealing things about traveling abroad is finding out what people from other countries really think about people from your country. Not to disparage my compatriots, but travel acquaintances of mine...
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Why the American Road Trip is Important as Ever

The “Great American Road Trip” has been a dream of mine since I was a kid. There’s something monumentally alluring about the idea of loading up a car with a few friends, some supplies,...

Best American Cities for Craft Beer Lovers

It’s a great time to be a beer lover — especially if you’re living in or plan on visiting the U.S. any time soon. Stretched across the land of the free, more and more...

Top Bucket List Destinations for Americans

It’s safe to say that most people these days have some sort of bucket list. And according to a recent survey, Americans are motivated to create these lists based on a variety of factors,...
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Unexpected Destinations for Every Month of the Year

We could probably guess at least a few of the items on your travel bucket list. There’s a good chance that it includes some of the world’s most popular cultural events and destinations, like...

A Dog-Friendly Guide to Austin

Welcome back to the Travels with Quigley series, featuring travel tips from my adventures with a jet-setting rescue terrier. This is our fifth edition in a series of dog-friendly guides to cities around the...

How @PaddlingNorth Is Raising Awareness Along the Inside Passage

Leonie Mahlke and Rebecca Grim met through a mutual friend back in 2015. The first time they hung out together was on a kayaking adventure off the coast of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia,...

What Sonoma, New Orleans, and Upstate New York Have in Common

We can often discover the most about a place’s spirit by looking to its people: those who make up its communities, businesses, and initiatives, and the symbiotic relationships that are created between them as...
Flowers in the Azores, one of our budget spring break destinations for every traveler

How (And Where) to Spring Break on a Budget

As winter finally draws to a close, travelers are making plans and packing their bags for spring break. If your funds are tight, you might (mistakenly) believe that a weeklong getaway is unaffordable and...

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