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Roadtrip: DC to Fallingwater

For as long as I can remember, I’ve yearned to visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece Fallingwater. I remember first hearing about it on a children’s show as a kid (Sesame Street, perhaps?) and the concept of a house built over a stream, perfectly integrated with the surrounding environment has intrigued me ever since. It was “organic architecture”… decades before […]

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Quiz: What Travel Movie Are You?

  Are you stuck in a travel rut? Escape and get inspired by watching a movie perfectly suited to quench your thirst for something new. Just answer the following 10 questions and keep track of your answers until the end of the quiz, then your hand-picked movie selection will be revealed! Let’s get started… 1. […]

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London’s Best Cheap Eats

Originally posted on GoGirlGuides.com on 4/20/11: I’m a big solo travel enthusiast, and over the years I’ve gained quite the soft spot for London… There’s something about the combination of museums with ridiculously important artifacts, fancy high tea, parks with beautiful flowers, world-famous theater, charming accents and the hint of royalty that permeates the entire […]

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10 Reasons to Visit a US National Park

Originally posted on GoGirlGuides.com on 4/14/11:  Each summer when I was growing up, my parents would take me to some of America’s most notable national parks. Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, Glacier… We would rent a car and go for two weeks, driving park to park in an effort to experience America’s best scenery, stopping […]

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Travel Video Tips for Beginners

Originally posted on GoGirlGuides.com on 3/21/11: Video. There’s no better way to bring your travel memories to life than to have a well composed video to support your story or highlight a special aspect of your travels. In last week’s column, I explored some of the budget-friendly high-tech gadgets that flashpackers could bring along to […]

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55 Places: A Travel Bucket List

It’s tough having perma-wanderlust. Regardless of whether I’m freshly back from some amazing adventure or completely desperate for anything remotely resembling a three day weekend, I can’t stop looking ahead to where I’m going next. So, with this inherent wanderlust I am constantly saying “oh, I’d love to go there” about places I read about, […]

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