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An afternoon in Kittery, Maine

Just a hop, skip, and a jump over state lines from Portsmouth, NH is Kittery, ME. Seriously, the two towns are only 2 miles from one another, 10 minutes away. I thought it would be a shame not to double … Continue reading

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Walking tour of Quebec City

The week after I got back from Europe I had serious adventure funk. It was Memorial Day weekend in the states so with three good days of freedom, we had a great excuse to drive up to Quebec City. I … Continue reading

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Stark’s Knob and Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville

Two parcels filled with history and nature within a few minutes drive from one another make for a great few hours of adventure. Stark’s Knob Historical Lookout, Starks Knob Rd, Schuylerville, NY 12871 The park is tiny, but really packs … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Rome

Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Roma, Italy One of the best preserved ancient Roman structures, building began under the Emperor Augustus. The dome is one of the largest unreinforced and the oculus at the center provides the main source of … Continue reading

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Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill

One of the seven wonders of the world, the Colosseum is the sight to see in Rome…for everyone. You can imagine what that means, lines and crowds. Don’t fret, heed this pro tip: purchase your ticket at the Palatine Hill … Continue reading

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Museums of Paris

Louvre Museum The worlds largest museum and a must see while in the city, the Louvre Palace was built as fortress in the 12th century, the building and gardens alone are worth visiting. Walking around the Tuileries Garden is free … Continue reading

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Atlanta Area Green Spaces

Quintessential walk: Piedmont Park A slice of nature in the big city, designed by the son’s of Fredrick Law Olmsted. This is where you retreat from the concrete jungle to throw a ball on the field, walk around the lake, … Continue reading

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