7 Best Places to Enjoy Ohio Fall Colors + Tips for Viewing Ohio Fall Foliage

7 Best Places to Enjoy Ohio Fall Colors + Tips for Viewing Ohio Fall Foliage

As the days get shorter and the nights become cooler, everyone in Ohio knows that the best season of all is on the way. Fall is particularly beautiful in the Buckeye State, and people from across the Midwest come in to see the fall colors in Ohio. While the seasonal peak will change from year…

Ohio hikes and sights while we social distance

Ohio hikes and sights while we social distance

As you’re 150% aware, we’ve been under stay-at-home orders and restricted rules for social distancing.  We’re still allowed outside (yay!) so we’ve been visiting a few not-so-well-known parks and nature preserves for some hiking, as well as canoeing on the open water.  This has been a welcome way to get fresh air and some exercise,…

Learning from other cultures (AND actually putting it into practice)

Do you remember in grade school when you learned about other countries?  I remember in sixth grade, everyone picked a country and we had to research what they ate, what they wore, what was on their flag, etc., and then present it to the class.  We had to bring in a “traditional dish” to share…

5 challenges for a traveler who doesn’t speak the language

We travel all the time to places where we don’t know the native language.  We’ve had some issues, but most of the time (especially in Europe) everyone speaks English.  If a German meets someone from France on the Swiss Alps, they will speak English to each other.  It’s the most common language you’ll find among…

Off-the-beaten path vs. well-traveled destinations

Off-the-beaten path vs. well-traveled destinations

I was reading through some travel trends recently and it got me thinking.  Many of the very popular tourist destinations are overcrowded and it’s a deterrent to many of us.  We want to enjoy these beautiful spaces with some solitude, without all the headaches of crowded travel buses, long lines, and rude tourists.  But, we…

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