Travel

Detroit: Walkable and Rideable: Part 1

In January, when the New York Times published its list of 52 places to go in 2017,  Detroit, Michigan was #9. I wasn’t surprised. Even though I’ve visited Detroit a few times, this past fall I had more of a taste of what makes Detroit a stand out destination. One of the best ways to take […]

March 15th, 2017|Travel, What a Trip|

Travel and Play the WorkAway Way

For most travelers, the sheer cost of food and accommodations can be a barrier to actually getting out into the world. But what if you didn’t have to pay those expenses, and you could spend time getting to know local families and cultures?

A few months ago, I was introduced to WorkAway. It’s a site that connects people who need help (whether they simply run a household, or run a bed and breakfast or even farm) and travelers who are willing to do a little work in exchange for room and board.

Genius, right? […]

February 22nd, 2017|Travel|

Philadelphia: Patriotic, Affordable and Fun

Guest post and photos by Jamie Rhein

This past summer, a friend and I headed to Philadelphia for a quick two-day getaway with the aim to spend quality time with each other while playing tourists. Because of Philadelphia’s walk ability, we were able to cover a lot of ground on foot, traveling from the trendy to […]

February 15th, 2017|Food, Lodging, Restaurants and Dining, Travel|