Top 8 Places to Study in Washington, D.C.

Preparing for a semester in the nation’s capital? Check out the 8 best places to study in Washington, D.C. Full of galleries, cafes and public spaces, there are plenty of inspirational spaces to get work done! Interning in Washington D.C for the summer? Have a spot you want to add to the list? Share your…

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Hiking for Beginners

By reading this post you are subject to the Terms and Conditions of sourdoughjo.net found here Hiking for Beginners “There’s a bear about half a mile up the trail, you ladies better watch out”. A nice man gives a friendly heads up on the trail. My coworker is instantly stressed, “A bear? Oh my gosh,…

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How to Travel Locally

How to Travel Locally  My husband just started a new job and needs to log some serious hours before he gets vacation time. Naturally I was disappointed. We needed to figure out a way to keep traveling. Here’s how we did it:   Experience the culture of your own neighborhood Our neighborhood has a large…

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Visiting Many Glacier

Visiting Many Glacier: The Secret Side of Glacier National Park   Planning a summer trip to Glacier National Park? Check out the Eastern side, Many Glacier, to experience less crowds, better hikes and the same mountains as the Western Side! When I talk to people about visiting Glacier, I’m surprised at how many people haven’t…

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Visiting Alaska

Tips for the adventurous traveler Alaska, America’s up and coming tourist destination thanks to all the media attention from shows like Deadliest Catch, Alaska: The Last Frontier, and Alaska Wing Men. If Alaska is so exciting and wild why do most tourists spend their days cooped up in Anchorage, taking gimmicky sled dog rides and…

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5 Tips for Getting Around Washington D.C.

5 Tips for Getting Around Washington D.C 5. Walk DC is really pedestrian friendly and with so many beautiful monuments to look at, walking really is the best way to go. DC isn’t a small city by any means but all the monuments, touristy things and museums are in one central location. If you’re in…

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A Guide to Seasonal Jobs

Maximizing summer breaks as a teacher and college student was perfect for jump starting my seasonal work resume. I’ve hitchhiked Alaska, visited all 50 states and spent many weekends hiking all over Glacier National Park all while being employed full time or in school. The trend of dropping everything and traveling the world isn’t realistic…

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