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Brownies Hostel near Glacier National Park in Montana is an example of a hostel in America.

Hostels in America: Yes, They Really Do Exist

Did you know that there are hostels in America? I know that I didn’t until quite recently. When I travel in Europe or Asia, staying in hostels is a given. Even as I get older, I still prefer the price, location, and feel ...
by Jim Cheney
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My brief view of Mount Rainier's majestic peak.

The Beauty of Mount Rainier National Park

Recently, I had the chance to visit Mount Rainier National Park. Located southeast of Seattle, Washington, in America’s Pacific Northwest, Mount Rainier’s towering peak is visible from downtown Seattle on a clear da...
by Jim Cheney
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The CN Tower in Toronto, Canada.

A Video Introduction to Toronto, Canada

Toronto, Canada, is one of the coolest cities in North America. Having visited it for the first time a few weeks ago, I was instantly struck with the beauty and diversity of the city. With wonderful sights like the CN Tower, li...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Free Things to do in Washington DC

When you think of budget travel destinations, it’s likely that very few large American cities spring to mind. And, while many American cities might break the bank, there’s one that doesn’t: Washington DC. With...
by Jim Cheney
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The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville is one of the country's premier music venues.

The 5 Best Things to Do in Nashville, Tennessee

When you think of Nashville, what comes to mind? Country music? Cowboys? If that’s all, then you are really missing out. While Nashville is heavily influenced by its music scene, the city has so much more to offer. Here i...
by Jim Cheney
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If you visit the Deschutes Brewery Tour in Bend, Oregon you can sample up to four glasses of beer for free.

The Deschutes Brewery Tour: Hoppy Beer at its Finest

If I learned two things on my tour of Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon, it’s this: Deschutes makes some really fantastic beer, but don’t call them a microbrewery. They are, in fact, the fifth largest Regional Craf...
by Jim Cheney
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