2 glimpse: The new way to meet locals while traveling

2 glimpse: The new way to meet locals while traveling

One of the hardest things to do is to meet locals while traveling.  I write this as someone who has traveled extensively, but not always found someone that I’ve clicked with.  I recently tried out a new website called 2 glimpse.  I’ll be discussing how I made a friend while traveling using this great alternative to Couchsurfing!   This is a review of the 2 glimpse website.

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One day in Salzburg with the best things to do in Salzburg, Austria

One day in Salzburg with the best things to do in Salzburg, Austria

Although Salzburg is famous for the Sound of Music, there’s a lot more to this stunning Austrian city with Baroque architecture.  On a recent trip to Salzburg with a friend and her charming Austrian beau, we had a lovely day in Salzburg covering the major attractions of the city.  Follow this self-guided walking itinerary for one day in Salzburg covering the best things to do in Salzburg.

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Off the beaten path things to do in Utrecht with insider tips

Off the beaten path things to do in Utrecht with insider tips

Two weeks ago, I headed to Utrecht for the ultimate insider tour of Utrecht.  I was lucky enough to be shown around by Utrecht by Suzanne, a proud resident of Utrecht, that I met using a website called 2 glimpse.  We had a lovely time doing the off the beaten path things to do in Utrecht that many tourists miss.

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Everything you need to know about traveling without a car in the United States

Everything you need to know about traveling without a car in the United States

As someone who is American and has never had a driver’s license, I am uniquely qualified to write about traveling in the United States without a car.  A lot of people say it can’t be done–and it will be miserable, however I’ve found that it has minimally impacted my experience traveling in the United States. This post will be about my experience living and traveling in the United States without a car and I hope that inspires you to travel in America in a more sustainable way! (more…)

How to visit the abandoned Roze Kasteel in the Land van Ooit

How to visit the abandoned Roze Kasteel in the Land van Ooit

After living here in the Netherlands for a couple of years, I can tell you that I’m quite surprised when I read about something truly abandoned in the Netherlands.  After reading about the Roze Kasteel (Kasteel D’Oultremont) in Drunen, I was curious about this abandoned amusement park and castle in the Netherlands.  This post will discuss how to visit the now closed Land van Ooit, now known as the Poort van Heusden, and what it is for my readers who aren’t familiar with 2000s Dutch television.  (more…)