Lists

The Only Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers You Will Ever Need

Yes, folks–I’m just that confident that I’ve created the single Gifts for Travelers list that you need to read this holiday season–or any holiday season. And as an added bonus, it’s not even a slideshow post. You’re welcome, interwebs. (Death to slideshow posts.)

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Lodging

A Home Where The Buffalo Roam: Living Like a Local in Keystone, South Dakota

The phrase ‘living like a local’ is thrown around a lot in travel writing. But the term is typically reserved for stories of international travel. An American can ‘live like a local’ in, say, Ecuador. But a New Yorker would be unlikely to attempt to ‘live like a local’ in, say, Tulsa–or vice versa; Tulsa residents most definitely do not travel to New York City to live like New Yorkers. They travel to New York City to stand in Times Square while holding a selfie stick.

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Road Trips

Why I’m Going to South Dakota Tomorrow: #SomeLoveForSD

In a recent article which (poorly*) analyzed Instagram search terms, it was revealed that South Dakota is the second-least Instagrammed state, only after North Dakota.

Why so little love for South Dakota? I’m thinking it may have something to do with the fact that the population of the entire state of South Dakota is only around 8 million.

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