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Random Travel Tips

Probably my single biggest tip is the one I have the most trouble remembering. Travel is messy, unplanned, and you can’t control it. Those are reasons I love to travel, but also the reasons my nerves are rather bad at the moment. 847 more words

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Mid-century Lodging: Lake Placid

Lake Placid, NY, nestled in the Adirondacks, is one of those perfect winter towns. Whether you’d rather be skiing or strolling and shopping down Main Street or taking a sled dog ride on Mirror Lake, the snow covered evergreen trees and constant snow flurries will delight you, particularly at Christmastime. 334 more words

Travel + Road Trips

Santa's Land USA-Putney, VT

You better watch out…No really, you better watch out, because this one is a doozy. Santa’s Land in Putney, VT has a history dating back to 1957, when Jack Poppele, a radio broadcaster from Newark, N.J. 1,090 more words

Roadside America

Happy Chef founder has all the ingredients for the Hospitality Hall of Fame

Today, small restaurants owned and operated by the guy (or gal) cooking in the kitchen are known as “chef-driven.”

There was no such concept in 1963. 320 more words



Offbeat vintage signs and quirky Americana have always caught my eye, which is why Cesar and I recently decided to start a Roadside America tour. We aren’t doing the tour exactly the way it was dreamed up: by loading a big camper with a pack of pals and hopping out every time we see a Paul Bunyan or South of the Border statue. 95 more words




 America’s Strangest Restaurants


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Daniel Chyan of Magic Restroom Cafe

Reservation for two, party of kitsch, your table is ready at these strange restaurants. 221 more words