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North Carolina – Days 3-4: The Three C’s ~ Charlotte, Carrboro, and Chapel Hill

Brittany Swanson   December 8, 2015   Comments Off on North Carolina – Days 3-4: The Three C’s ~ Charlotte, Carrboro, and Chapel Hill

I love a good skyline. Probably because my home-city, Minneapolis, MN has a good skyline. Nonetheless, when I go to a new city and am less than impressed by its architecture I usually don’t hold out much hope for the city itself. I know I shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but love at first sight is totally a… Read more »

Connecticut – Days 1-2: Another Traveler, More Authors, and More Dinosaurs

Brittany Swanson   October 14, 2015   Comments Off on Connecticut – Days 1-2: Another Traveler, More Authors, and More Dinosaurs

I spent my first night in Connecticut in New London. That night my host took me to a local bar for a drink. It was your typical sports bar, nothing special. The following morning I met up with a fellow traveler for lunch at Washington Street Coffee House, in New London. The traveler’s name was Mike and we had tried meeting up… Read more »

Vermont – Days 4-5: Factories and Tours and Samples Oh My!

Brittany Swanson   October 1, 2015   Comments Off on Vermont – Days 4-5: Factories and Tours and Samples Oh My!

For my second day in a row of touring factories and seeking out free samples I started with the Green Mountain Coffee Visitor Center and Cafe. The Visitor Center was another interactive place, so I really enjoyed it. There was this cool part where you could lean into this fake bag of coffee beans with your knees bent and then stand… Read more »

Maine – Day 3: A Trip to the Desert

Brittany Swanson   September 16, 2015   Comments Off on Maine – Day 3: A Trip to the Desert
Brittany poses with sign to Desert of Maine.

I don’t know about you, but when I think of the desert Maine is not the first place that comes to mind. In fact, I’m not sure Maine ever would’ve come to mind had I not seen the “Desert of Maine” on Roadtrippers. I’d never been to the desert before, so I had to check it out. Like I said, I’d… Read more »