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Best Ways to Save Money When Traveling Overseas

Travel Blog, Travel Tips - Ross French - July 26, 2022

Traveling Overseas

Few people make it through this life without wanting to travel someplace foreign and far from home. Unfortunately, only a small number of them make it happen.

In most instances, the single greatest obstacle is cost. The average overseas trip runs around $3000 USD. The passport application process alone will cost around $200. Most folks – especially those in the United States – are reluctant to spend so much money on travel. Continue Reading

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The Best Metropolitan Destinations Near Nature

Travel Blog, Word Travel - Ross French - June 15, 2022

Metropolitan Destinations

When you’re a traveler, you’re often looking for the perfect destination. You want somewhere that combines the city and the ability to get out of it. These places are gems. You have the culture of a vibrant city and the natural world just beyond it. Whether you want to stay in the United States or travel abroad, we are often looking for the ideal destination that has everything we want to do and see. These are the best metropolitan destinations near the natural world. Continue Reading

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The Best Souvenirs To Buy While Overseas

Travel Blog, Travel Tips - Ross French - June 8, 2022

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Summer is upon us, which means many people are planning their dream vacations. Vacationing in the summer is popular because the weather lends itself to being able to explore and get the most of your trip. Whether you’re heading to the Virgin Islands or New Zealand, you’re likely excited about all the experiences in store for you. One of the most exciting things about traveling is experiencing the culture in the countries you travel to – even different states in the US have markedly different cultures. Beyond food and language, part of the cultural experience is music, art, and even clothing. Picking up a piece of the local culture is an exciting way to remember where you’ve been, and the great times you had. While it’s easy to impulse shop cheap trinkets (and perfectly fine), there are some souvenirs that you should consider investing in over others. Let’s take a look at some of the best souvenirs to buy while overseas. Continue Reading

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Planning Your Summer Visit To Charlottesville, Virginia

Travel Blog - Ross French - May 28, 2022

Charlottesville

Spring is in the air, and you’re busy planning all of your getaways this summer. While you may have international travel on your list and some Caribbean destinations, you’re going to get in some domestic travel this season. Studies have shown that people who take vacations regularly see a boost in their mental health and have markedly decreased chances of developing cardiovascular disease or strokes. If you’re narrowing down your list of U.S. cities to visit and are looking for a small-town feel with the perks of a big city, consider adding Charlottesville, Virginia, to your list of potential destinations. Let’s look at some of the great reasons to visit the town, which is consistently voted one of the happiest cities in the states. Continue Reading

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Best Places to Get Your Geek On in Orlando

Travel Blog - Ross French - May 27, 2022

While Florida is mainly known for its beautiful beaches and warm weather, that’s not the only thing the Sunshine State has to offer visitors. There’s also Orlando – the capital of theme parks and home to some of the most incredibly designed thrill rides ever built.

These parks also have a reputation for throwing everything they can at the concept of “theme” – visitors find themselves utterly lost in the fantastical realms created for their enjoyment. With this in mind, we’ve decided to highlight the best ways to get your geek on in Orlando, Florida: Continue Reading

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