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Yes! YOU Can CouchSurf!

Crashing on the couch of a complete stranger. On the surface, that probably sounds like an incredibly crazy idea! But that simple concept is the entire premise of CouchSurfing, a social networking site that helps connect you with people willing to host travelers. Sure, it sounds unsafe or scary, but with Surfing experiences in 4 […]

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Finding a Local Community in CouchSurfing

What if you could travel the world without leaving your home town? What if you could meet the same truly awesome people that you meet while you’re traveling, but they’re local? Would you do it? No, I’m not talking about exploring the ethnic neighborhoods you may have in your city (though those can also be […]

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6 Great Free Things to See in Salt Lake City

6 Great Free Things to See in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City isn’t the first place that comes to mind as a tourist destination and people’s pre-conceived notions of the city really don’t help.When I remarked on Facebook that I was in town, a friend commented, “I’m so sorry,” only the latest in a bit of flack I got surrounding my recent trip there. […]

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is a rather unlikely tourist destination. Aside from being the capital of the U.S. state of Utah, its claims to fame are being the host of the 2002 Winter Olympics and its role as the seat of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, more commonly known as the Mormon Church. […]

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Weekend in DC

Imagine, if you will, a city filled with gleaming white, regal-looking buildings. A gleaming capital city…the palatial crown of this democracy. That is, of course, if you don’t turn your head a little to the left! Washington DC is a city of contrasts. On one hand, it’s a picture perfect city that looks exactly like […]

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Putting Surf in CouchSurfing

Would you sleep on a complete stranger’s couch? Sounds crazy, I know, but when traveling, doing just that can become a truly awesome experience! CouchSurfing is a website that let’s you do just that! I signed up for it in Decemeber, thinking that it would be handy for my 3 month Asian adventure! And boy, […]

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