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How to Road Trip if You Don't Own a Car

How to Road Trip if You Don’t Own a Car

Last year I sold my car. I know what you’re thinking: a road tripper without a car? I know, I know. It was a difficult decision but I’ve been doing a lot of international travel lately and, living in a big city, I just don’t use a car in day-to-day life. I know what else you might be thinking: what do you do if you want to take a road trip but...

Lions Club Lion Statue in Thomasville, North Carolina

Lions Club Lion Statue in Thomasville, North Carolina

In Thomasville, North Carolina, just beside the World’s Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair and Statue of John Warwick Thomas (the town’s founder) is another site to check out: the Lions Club Lion Statue. Erected in the 1950s the lion advertises the local Lions Club chapter and when and where they meet. Lions Club is “the world’s biggest service...

Road Trip Play List

Road Trip Play List: Wonderwall

Road trip Play List! Sometimes I like to share my favorite songs to drive to. You know those songs, the ones that make you crank up the volume, crank down the windows, and sing at the top of your lungs on the highways and rural byways. Today’s road trip play list song is Wonderwall by Oasis. Because, on your road trips, all the roads that lead you there should...

Parachute Jump at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York

Parachute Jump at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York

Once upon a time, in the 1940s, you could stand atop this 262 foot-tall metal Parachute Jump and parachute your way down. Defunct since 1968, you can still view the tower at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, and stand there wondering if you could take the plunge yourself.
(And if you’re wondering if I’d do it… hahahaha, nope. Now way!)