North America

The 4 Best Breweries in Charleston, South Carolina

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Charleston is known for its savory Southern cuisine, charming historic downtown, beautiful sunny beaches and in recent years, it's surge in fan favorite breweries.  You'll find them spread out all over the city, each with a unique setting that is sure to please locals and tourists alike.  During your next visit to Charleston take a break from the $1 Pabst Bl[...]

Solo Female Biking Across America - Meet Tiffany Pretlow

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Tiffany and I met several years back while living in Charleston, South Carolina.  Ironically, it was the same time that I was training five days a week preparing to do a cycling adventure in South America.  I would stuff my backpack full of canned beans and vegetables and bike until I could comfortably do 40-50 miles each day.  Then, one day, I went into the[...]

10 Things I Missed About the USA While Traveling

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If you've ever traveled then you know it can be one of the most exhilarating and rewarding experiences in the world.  Being challenged with a constantly changing environment surrounded by new people, food and cultural norms sends me on a constant high that I never want to come down from.  However, if you stay on the road long enough you'll start to miss thin[...]

Best Beer Gardens in America to Celebrate Oktoberfest

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The biggest festival of German tradition kicks off every year in Munich, Germany.  The festival is all about folk and beer with hearty Bavarian cuisine.  You'll also find large crowds dressed in the traditional style outfits singing along clinking their overflowing steins of tasty beer. You don’t have to be in Germany to take part in the tradition, as it’[...]

Wow! Flights from US to Australia for $385 Roundtrip

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Let me cut right to the chase.  United Airlines is offering a massive discount on fares between several major hubs in the US and Australia.  I've never seen flights this low between these distant parts of the world and it seems to be the result of a fare war between United and Delta.  The reason isn’t as important to me as the opportunity; it just means chea[...]

Review: Three Little Birds Café

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that Charlestonians love their brunch. So when it comes down to picking a location, it’s rarely a no-brainer. We have an endless array of options to fit every palette and price range which makes picking a brunch spot much like picking a name for your off-spring: it’s a bit stressful, difficult, and to a Charlestonian, j[...]