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6 THINGS TO CONSIDER/RESEARCH BEFORE WHITEWATER RAFTING

6 THINGS TO CONSIDER/RESEARCH BEFORE WHITEWATER RAFTING

This last weekend we went white water rafting up in Maine. We really enjoyed our experience, but we realized that depending on some key factors it could be a great or not so great time. Here is a list of things we would take into consideration prior to rafting next time. 6 THINGS TO CONSIDER/RESEARCH BEFORE WHITEWATER RAFTING  RESEARCH THE COMPANY Make sure you are going with a reputable company! Do they have a proper webpage? Do they have testimonials,…

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HIKER’S GUIDE TO ACADIA NATIONAL PARK IN ONE WEEKEND

HIKER’S GUIDE TO ACADIA NATIONAL PARK IN ONE WEEKEND

  A few weekends ago we made our first trip to hike Acadia. With only Saturday and Sunday to explore we jam-packed our schedule. Here is how it went… WEEKEND ITINERARY  FRIDAY: Drive in late, pitch your tent, and get some shut-eye. We live close enough that we drove up early Saturday morning. SATURDAY: Drive over the bridge onto the island and stay on the eastern side of Route 3/Bar Harbor Road.  First stop at Hull’s Cove Visitor Center (opens at…

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7 TIPS for a Hassle-Free Family Road Trip

7 TIPS for a Hassle-Free Family Road Trip

Last year, we went on a family road trip around California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. Alex’s family flew from Germany for our wedding, and we decided to build an entire trip out of it. Now, family gatherings on their own can be tough at times, but can you imagine being packed in a van with 11 people for 8, sometimes 10 hours at a time. It’s great getting that quality time in, but we’ve all said it or heard it, “family…

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Boston: Free Weekend Parking & A Relaxing Day

Boston: Free Weekend Parking & A Relaxing Day

This weekend we went into the city for the day. It was quite nice to experience Boston on a warm day. Often times New England can be rainy and cold and Boston is no exception. We were headed into the city so Alex could take an English proficiency exam to prove he is fluent enough to work in The States. I tagged along for the ride and figured I could spend some time working in a coffee shop. FREE PARKING…

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My New England Blizzard Experience

My New England Blizzard Experience

Deciding to move to New England (USA) during the middle of winter when a blizzard is on it’s way isn’t the brightest of ideas, but when is timing ever perfect? Are we right? I (Stacey) landed at Boston Logan Airport around 5:30 P.M. just as the sun was setting and rushed out of the airplane to grab my rental car. Normally I would just figure out public transportation, but since we were making a more permanent move we needed a car…

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