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7 Charming Towns on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Maryland’s Eastern Shore is really charming. It’s also an underrated destination since nearby places like Washington DC, Baltimore, and Annapolis shadow its neighbours across the bay. While many flock to Ocean City, there are several smaller places in Maryland that are overlooked. Here’s a list of a few that I felt were very cute.

Maryland Flag

Some tips for travelling in Eastern Maryland:

  • Many places have “headlights always on” laws so it’s best to have your headlights always on.
  • Bring bug spray!
  • Some places have Amish communities who use horse and buggies to travel around, so watch out for that.
  • A lot
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Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2020 in Destinations
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Things to Know about Mardi Gras before ANY New Orleans Trip

If you’ve taken a French class in the U.S.A., you’ve probably heard of Mardi Gras. It’s most known for being a celebration of “fat Tuesday,” the day before Lent starts, and it’s popularly celebrated in New Orleans. As I took French throughout school and participated in French club in college, I did the King Cake every year and would tell others that there’s a crazy festival down in New Orleans each year to celebrate the day. I went to New Orleans in January because I wanted to avoid the Mardi Gras festivities, as it’s just not really my thing.

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Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 in Destinations
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A Louisiana Swamp Tour

So when I was in New Orleans, I opted to take a day trip out to the swamp, because who wouldn’t?

Louisiana Swamp Tour

There are many companies to choose from, but I went with Cajun Encounters. They are located north of New Orleans, in Slidell. They and several other swamp tour companies offer convenient pick-up from your hotel or a specified location in New Orleans so you don’t have to drive. It usually doubles the price of the tour but it’s still way cheaper than renting a car just for the drive.

Louisiana Swamp Tour

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Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2020 in Destinations
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