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11 U.S. National Parks That Are Ripe for Adventure

A surreal sunset at Delicate Arch inside Arches National Park, Utah

Though Americans are notorious for traveling internationally less than any other nationality, it’s kind of understandable why. With incredible National Parks all over the country, the United States is, geographically, one of the most diverse and remarkable places on the planet. This year, the National Park Service is celebrating its centennial. After 100 years of […]

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A Family That Travels Together, Stays Together: Day Tripping From DC to Annapolis

Day Trips from DC: Things to Do in Annapolis, MD

On a recent family day trip from DC to Annapolis, we uncovered some of the best things to do in Annapolis. We found the best Maryland Blue Crab, delicious ice cream, and we went for a sail on the Chesapeake Bay! It was one of those scorching days in the city where it’s almost too hot […]

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My 33 Favorite Spots to Eat and Drink in New York City

My 33 Favorite Spots to Eat and Drink in New York City

New York has recently become my unofficial home base, and after spending six months here before taking off to Colombia, I’m in town for a quick five-day layover to see friends and family before my trip to Israel. With only 120 hours in the city, I’ve got a lot of people to see and a lot of […]

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A Weekend Tour of New York City with Yonderbound

A Weekend Tour of New York City with Yonderbound

New York is perhaps the most iconic city in the world. When I moved back to the United States last year, I knew that there was only one place for me–the city that never sleeps. If you’re planning on moving to New York, the pace of the city can be hard to get used to. But if you’re […]

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Where to Eat in New York’s Little Italy and Chinatown

Where to Eat in Little Italy and Chinatown, New York City

New York is home to some of the best food in the world. With such a large international population, and with so much history behind it, New York’s food scene is not only huge, but incredibly diverse. Every type of cuisine imaginable exists here. From Ethiopian to Vietnamese. From Dominican to German. From Chinese to […]

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The 2014 Mermaid Parade on Coney Island in New York [NSFW]

The 2014 Mermaid Parade on Coney Island in New York [NSFW]

After touching down in New York, it quickly came to my attention that there would be a rather “fabulous” parade happening on Coney Island, a peninsula in southwestern Brooklyn, New York. Coney Island is home to a well known amusement park, beach and boardwalk which has been featured in movies, books and video games for […]

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Flying (and Almost Falling out of) a Cessna 172 Over the Mountains of North Carolina

The cockpit of a Cessna 172

I stumbled into the vessel and took note of my surroundings. It was overwhelming: the buttons, knobs, screens, graphs, sprockets and thinga-ma-bobbers were all jumbled together on one dashboard. I didn’t know what any of it was, and I wasn’t really that interested in finding out. I just wanted wanted to get this puppy in […]

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20 Killer Photos of New York

20 Killer Photos of New York

I had never spent that much time in New York, even as a Boston native. Though we were only a four hour drive apart, I never took the time to go adventuring. But that was before I started traveling. Now, I simply can’t get enough of it. Upon returning to America, after four years abroad, I […]

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Canyon de Chelly: How Not to See a Native American Reservation

Canyon de Chelly: How Not to See a Native American Reservation

I had a wake-up call after my visit to Canyon de Chelly on the Navajo Native American reservation in Arizona. I realized that I was a tourist there, even though I was traveling in my home country. I have always resonated with Native American cultures, and I wanted to learn about the Navajo culture on […]

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A Sacred Journey through Monument Valley, Navajo Nation, Arizona

Monument Valley

As I was planning a trip to Arizona last winter, I happened to mention to a friend that I was going to visit Monument Valley on the Navajo Nation reservation. I didn’t know why, but I felt drawn to Navajo country, even though it was many hours by car from Phoenix, where we were staying. […]

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