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Tips on How to Get Started as a House Sitter

Tips on How to Get Started as a House Sitter

House sitting is an amazing way to travel, locally and internationally. It does involve a substantial amount of responsibility but the people you are helping to escape on holiday and the animals you will take care of will brighten your life. Plus the elimination of...

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St. Paul’s Chapel Hidden in Plain Sight in Manhattan

St. Paul’s Chapel Hidden in Plain Sight in Manhattan

Anyone visiting the World Trade Center Memorial, in New York City, should plan to stop at St. Paul’s Chapel too. It is easy to overlook amongst the towering skyscrapers. The chapel is Manhattan’s oldest public building in continuous use. The chapel opened in 1766 and...

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NYC Subway Maps Helpful Tips and More

NYC Subway Maps Helpful Tips and More

Do you know there are 23 subway lines and 472 subway stations in New York City? No wonder it can be confusing to ride the subway in NYC, this is where subway maps can be very useful. The MTA NYC (Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York City) is the largest...

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5 Enchanting Locations in Europe

5 Enchanting Locations in Europe

Europe is the best destination for fairy tale locations! With century-old castles and fairy tale cities, there are dozens of magical places to visit. One of the beautiful things about these locations is you can walk to many points of interest. Here are five cities...

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Our 2019 Adventure in 12 Countries on 3 Continents

Our 2019 Adventure in 12 Countries on 3 Continents

We had a roller coaster ride on an airplane, got sick on a cruise along the Jurassic coast of England, we enjoyed nature walks to walks in the city that never sleeps (New York City), and we visited 12 countries on 3 continents. We had a fabulous year exploring many...

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Quick Visit to Oxford England

Quick Visit to Oxford England

Oxford is synonymous with its famous university, one of the top two in the UK, and arguably in the world. It is, in fact, the oldest university in the English speaking world, and the second oldest in the entire world. The town of Oxford is jam-packed with other firsts...

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Rustic Hardware Store in Hangtown

Rustic Hardware Store in Hangtown

The oldest hardware store in continuous use west of the Mississippi is Placerville Hardware in Hangtown. Hangtown also goes by the name Placerville located where Highway 49 and 50 intersect in Gold Country California. It has been in business for over 160 years. The...

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How to Get an eVisa for India—The Easy Way

How to Get an eVisa for India—The Easy Way

Guest Author: Susana, iVisa.com The Indian visa application process is always changing and can be tricky. There are many sites which look “official” offering the Indian eVisas that are scams. However, to get a one-year eVisa can be easy. If you are unable or prefer...

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Tom and Cindy

Tom and Cindy

Twenty-five countries and counting. Tom is a professional photographer and Cindy is a freelance writer and organizes how they will get to their next location. They both delight in writing and hope you will savor their ramblings about travel, tips and fantastic places to visit.

 

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