Category Archives: Destinations

Escape the Crowds in Acadia National Park — 12 Under-the-Radar Things to Do Nearby

While the main part of Acadia National Park has enough hiking trails, scenic views, and harbor towns to keep you busy for a week, there are other sections of the park nearby that are much quieter. Whether you want to take a day trip from Bar Harbor or skip it altogether to explore other coastal villages, I think you’ll love these ideas for getting off the well-worn tourist path while visiting Acadia.

Things to Do in the Finger Lakes: Hawk Meadow Mushroom Farm Tour

Whether you’re a total foodie or just love supporting the local food movement, this fascinating farm tour in the Finger Lakes will spark curiosity and bring your respect for this one simple ingredient to a new level. You’ll leave with a new appreciation for the forest and how nature works so beautifully together!

Where to Learn Spanish in Nicaragua

The ability to speak the native language of a country has a profound impact on our travel experiences. And taking a language class while traveling is one of the best ways to learn because it combines structured learning with real-world exchanges. This experiential learning is what made my language learning journey come alive while I was studying abroad, and I was excited to read about a blogging friend’s recent language learning experience in Central America. Here’s her story about a beautiful language school in Nicaragua!

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