Archive for 'North America'

Five things to discover in New York that most tourists (and locals) never do

Posted on 11. Sep, 2013 by .

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There is so much more to New York than even some locals realize! Here are our top five ways to get off the beaten path to discover things that make New York City really tick!

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Globetrottergirls quick guide to Tucson, Arizona

Posted on 17. Oct, 2012 by .

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We have compiled a list of our favorite places in Tucson – what to see, where to eat, where to sleep and some ideas for trips out of town.

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A white lie and a wild ride in the Windy City

Posted on 20. Mar, 2012 by .

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On a local’s recommendation, we explored my hometown in a way we never expected – and saw the city from one of its most beautiful sides…

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New Orleans: Get outta town! Swamps, alligators and plantations

Posted on 20. Feb, 2012 by .

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Although we could spend months immersed in that particularly sweet blend of New Orleans urban life, there came a point during our visit where we just had to get out of town…what we discovered were the rural roots that throughout history have melted together to make the Crescent City so unique.

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Savannah, GA – To tour or not to tour?

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by .

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We were surprised to see how many different types of tours Savannah offers – there are over thirty ghost tours alone! But in a city Savannah’s size, do you need to take a tour at all? Find out what we think, plus a quick guide to tours in Savannah.

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Vegetarian Dixie: The Best of Southern Food

Posted on 30. Dec, 2011 by .

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Ah, the South. In a land where Mac’n’Cheese is considered a vegetable, we did manage to find some fantastic vegetarian options on our Great American road trip through the South this year. Caution: this post will make you hungry!

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33 things we love about New York City

Posted on 05. Dec, 2011 by .

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New York is easy to love…read on for a list of thirty-three things we love about the city, in no particular order, plus the best NYC video in our opinion of all time. Then please share your favs in the comments below!

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Ottawa UnLOCKed: Finding the key to conquering Canada’s Capital City

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by .

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Ottawa is a clean, green city filled with some of the nicest citizens we have met along the way, but there is much more to the city than first impressions may reveal. Luckily we discovered that the key to conquering Ottawa is all about the locks.

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A little piece of Europe: 24 hours in Quebec City

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 by .

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The symphony of sounds on the streets are so classically French it is hard to believe we are actually in Canada. We just loved Quebec City! Read on for our 24 hours in town, plus seasonal tips!

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Why we didn’t like Niagara Falls (but still recommend you go!)

Posted on 26. Oct, 2011 by .

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The Niagara Falls are more amazing than we expected, but we were less than enthused about the town. Luckily, we found the perfect solution to make a trip to the falls a much more authentic, relaxing experience.

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