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Things to do in NYC

The Best Things to do for Free in New York City

The Big Apple, the city that never sleeps and where anything is possible – including having a great time on a budget. Free Things To Do in NYC Backpacking in a big city can be pricey, especially in a prosperous country such as America.  But it is possible to find cheap accommodation in New York […]

Spanish Language in the USA

Miami the Big Havanna

After 11 of months of traveling in Latin America, I felt a considerable amount of stress relief coming back to the United States, my home.  I always seek my comfort zone for relaxation, peace and ease of life.  That’s absolutely a contradiction to the fact that I do seek out travel, adventure and off the […]


Photo of the Day: Philadelphia City Hall

5 Things To Do in Philadelphia Philadelphia City Hall is the seat of government for the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  At 167 m (548 ft), including the statue, it is the world’s second-tallest masonry building, only 1.6 feet (0.49 m) shorter than Mole Antonelliana in Turin.  The weight of the building is borne by granite […]

New York City Marathon

NYC Marathons

I attended my first NYC Marathon, while Aracely ran in her first NYC Marathon.   This was an amazing event to both participate in and be a spectator.  The race had over 45,000 starters, ranging from 18 years old to 87 years old. NYC Marathon Course The NYC Marathon is considered a difficult course, spanning […]

South Rim Kaibab Trail

Backpacking the Grand Canyon

We were looking for a challenging outdoor adventure, but we knew we didn’t exactly have the experience to do it safely on our own.  Once we decided on our destination, the Grand Canyon, we began researching guided hikes and camping. The Grand Canyon The Grand Canyon is a World Heritage Site which encompasses 1,218,375 acres […]

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