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What to Do on Lake Erie: Peace & Conservation at Put-In-Bay, Ohio

What to Do on Lake Erie: Peace & Conservation at Put-In-Bay, Ohio

Road-tripping on I-90 along Lake Erie between Chicago, Illinois and Buffalo, New York, there’s a place that is both peaceful and playful. It’s educational and entertaining. It’s vintage yet vivacious. It’s South Bass Island, home to Put-In-Bay township, Ohio. Whether a stop…

Backpacker on a Cruise

Backpacker on a Cruise

I recently had the incredibly good fortune to take a cruise, pretty much for free! A friend of a friend canceled past the refund window, so just for the gratuity cost ($12/day) and my transit to/from the port in Galveston, Texas (low cost on Spirit Airlines), I had…

6 Tips for How to Overpack

6 Tips for How to Overpack

Every travel blogger seems to have a “How to Pack like a Pro” post. This is not one of them. While I completed my Eurotrip as a purported “backpacker,” I started with a backpack AND a suitcase (the contents of which were later dispersed through France and Italy once the…