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Weekly Travel Quote

Weekly travel quote from Fountains of Wayne takes us to a hotel lobby. Continue reading

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Indiana: A Place to Pee Between Illinois & Ohio

Indiana license plates feature their new slogan: “Indiana: A Place to Pee Between Illinois & Ohio” Continue reading

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World’s Fair Article at Bootsnall.com

World’s Fairs are designed as windows into the future. Matthew Stone highlights 12 famous buildings, from Knoxville to Paris, left over from World’s Fairs at bootsnall.com. Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s World’s Fair Relic

The Norwegian Pavilion from the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair survives at Wisconsin’s Little Norway. Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

Travel quote from the Postal Service: I watch the patchwork farms’ slow fade into the ocean’s arms
And from here they can’t see me stare
The stale taste of recycled air Continue reading

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Be the Change

Reflections on Comfest Columbus and remembering what is important. Continue reading

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Cabinet of Curiousities

Box 13 Art Space presents a fascinating cabinet of curiosities in a moving storage container. How cool. Continue reading

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Misnaming Rockford

Rockford is not near Chicago, but they call it Rockford Chicago Airport. How about Sacramento Oakland? Or Austin San Antonio? Or San Antonio Austin? Or…yikes! Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

Travel Quote: “Coney Island is always an attraction, whether you come away disappointed, disillusioned, or like me, obsessed.”
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{Insert City Name}: City of Contrasts

I keep coming across the same clich├ęs in travel stories, but city of contrasts will always be my favorite. New story by Matthew Stone at bootsnall.com for travel writing week. Continue reading

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