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The Best Sunflower Fields in NC to Visit

The Best Sunflower Fields in NC to Visit

Nothing says summer like seeing fields of beautiful sunflowers! They make me smile. My Instagram and Facebook feeds light up every July with glorious photos of these golden beauties. I see people stage their baby photos, engagement, wedding shoots (how do they time...

The Top 6 Lavender Farms in NC You Should Visit

The Top 6 Lavender Farms in NC You Should Visit

The sweet smell of lavender - you don't need to travel to France to enjoy it! You can enjoy the beautiful fragrance by visiting these lavender farms in North Carolina. Whether you're looking to get some fabulous photographs, enjoy the fragrant air, or cutting your own...

10 Things to Do and See in San Antonio: a Weekend Plan

10 Things to Do and See in San Antonio: a Weekend Plan

Looking for things to do in San Antonio, Texas, over a weekend? If you've only got a short period of time in San Antonio, here are some great highlights you'll want to see, most of which are within easy reach of downtown and for which you don't even need a car....

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Ultimate Guide of the Best Things to Do in Bonita Springs, FL

Ultimate Guide of the Best Things to Do in Bonita Springs, FL

Are you looking for a great getaway to southwest Florida? Located on the Gulf Coast of Mexico between Naples and Fort Myers, Bonita Springs is often eclipsed by its more famous neighbors. But Bonita Springs (including Bonita Beach) is the perfect home base for your SW...

8 Best Things to do in the US Virgin Islands

8 Best Things to do in the US Virgin Islands

Looking to travel to a tropical Caribbean paradise without leaving the United States? Add the US Virgin Islands to your bucket list! With beautiful weather year-round, you won’t even need a passport if you’re a U.S. citizen, to enjoy these 8 best things to do in the...

Sports Gear That Every Traveler Should Bring on a Trip

Sports Gear That Every Traveler Should Bring on a Trip

Guest Post by Coach Alisa Weaver Planning to hit sport gear stores before the trip? Don’t rush, read our travel workout equipment post first! We’re experienced travelers and fitness fans willing to share our experience and help you find necessary sports gear for your...

Mexico’s Pueblos Mágicos

Mexico’s Pueblos Mágicos

Interested in travel to Mexico but want to explore unique towns? Mexico’s Pueblos Mágicos have been selected by Mexico’s tourism office. They are worth either day trips or visits on their own. Here are our favorite Pueblos Mágicos!

About The Common Traveler

Raised as a third culture kid living in South America and Europe, Annick caught the travel bug early. Now that the children are gone, but still saving for retirement, she enjoys traveling in an affordable way and wants to share those ideas.

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