Why You Shouldn’t Move to Asheville, North Carolina
They don’t want you there. No, really they don’t. Asheville, NC is one of the many cities on the rise. And though it’s mostly managed to keep it’s odd hippie vibe strong the hipsters are coming. Oh wait, they’re already there.
Asheville has been attracting visitors for decades. Known for its sprawling music scene where local and traveling musicians come to perform at The Grey Eagle or Asheville Music Hall. You can watch a burlesque performance on most weekends at The Crow & Quill or hit up an alternative club night at the Odditorium.
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6 Things to do in the New Orleans Garden District
The good news about the Garden District is there’s less drunk people to contend with. The bad news is if you were wondering where all the hipsters were. They’re here.
1. Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 is one of the only cemeteries that is free and open to the public year round (barring Mardi-Gras). For those who would prefer a tour there is no need to book in advance. Gabrielle Richard is one of the many city approved tour guides who can be found at the gate offering free tours with a tipping option. In just thirty minutes she can educate you on a range of subjects including burial methods, religious traditions, and pop culture references.
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Traveling is only expensive when you make it. If you want to travel and you’re willing to forgo a little luxury and put it in a bit of work then the world really can be your playground, after airfare of course. Work exchange is exactly what it sounds like, a bit of work in exchange for room/board and the opportunity to explore somewhere new. Here are three reputable websites that can help get you started on your next adventure.
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My latest adventure has not been one of mountains or waterfalls but revolves around a four letter word that my non existent boyfriend doesn’t want to hear come out of my mouth. Baby. As in one of those things you have to feed and nurse and shit. I hope someone can learn from my Hell Week.
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And Fuck the National Park Service Too
If I hadn’t have had to take a shit so badly yesterday I wouldn’t have taken the exit. If I had left my friend’s house in DC 10 minutes later it would have been too late. And if I hadn’t have went to check in to the region on facebook I never would have seen that Shenandoah Valley Scenic Overlook Point on Google Maps. According to google the road was “closed”. But how closed was it really?
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