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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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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!

Is South of the Border SC Worth Visiting?

Is South of the Border SC Worth Visiting?

If you’ve driven I-95 through North and South Carolina, you can’t miss this iconic roadside attraction right on the border. If you’ve wondered whether it is worth stopping, wonder no more. Yes! Stretch your legs at South of the Border, and grab a bite or do some shopping.

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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