Monthly Archives: July 2020

Teardrop tents in Belgium

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A mix between a balloon and a tent.

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Visiting Campeche, Mexico: Things to Do in Campeche and More

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I visited Campeche, Mexico, for a weekend getaway from Mérida, and discovered a delightful city: tiny and stately, bright and colorful, filled with interesting things to do, but perfectly sized for a short visit. It’s hard to find places to visit in Mexico that are a little bit off the beaten path, but places you’d …

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Photography competition winners

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Zoos may have no visitors right now, but the animals’ lives go on.

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Dirty Dancing lake full again

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The backdrop of the iconic scene is back to its former glory.

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Traveling in Serbia — Takeaways from an Unexpected Trip

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The Balkans have always been my favorite place to travel, but until recently, I hadn’t done much traveling in Serbia. For years, it was the Balkan country I had explored the least, only spending a few days in Belgrade before flying on to Latvia. You can read about that trip here. That changed this year. …

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Budapest regulating Airbnb stays

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One of many European cities pushing back against short-term rentals.

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Dominican Republic summer 2020

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Miles of remote beaches all to yourself.

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AK Monthly Recap: June 2020

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This month, something finally happened that I had been waiting for my whole life. I was walking across the train tracks in my hometown and when I was literally on them, the train signal started to come down, bells clanging and barriers falling. I was obsessed with this idea as a kid. I loved going …

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The Climate Win

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The bipartisan support is there.

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How NOT To Turn a Blog Into a Patreon

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Starting my Patreon this year was one of the smartest business decisions I’ve ever made. In a time when COVID decimated the travel industry and I lost upwards of 90% of my income, it gave me a fun and fulfilling way to earn money and partially make up for what I had lost, while giving …

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