Katie Hammel Travel Articles

 
7 Places to Experience French Culture Outside of France
7 Places to Experience French Culture Outside of France Are you someone who likes "French culture" more than you like visiting France? Regardless of your motives, Katie Hammel points out that you have at least 7 options for variations on the main theme.
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Beyond Wine and Beer: 8 Famous Local Drinks to Taste Around the World
Beyond Wine and Beer: 8 Famous Local Drinks to Taste Around the World Like to try the locals drinks when you are out traveling? You've got a lot of options and Katie Hammel helpfully explains how to find your best sources for each one.
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BootsnAll’s Top 10 Best Articles of 2011
BootsnAll’s Top 10 Best Articles of 2011 We publish five (or more) articles per week, 52 weeks a year, on BootsnAll. That's a lot of great travel stories, tips, information, and inspiration to help you see the world on your terms. Here we highlight the year's very best content in a list of the top ten most read articles of 2011.
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Traveler Postcard – Katie in Monterey, California
Traveler Postcard – Katie in Monterey, California In BootsnAll's new series, Traveler Postcards, we profile a real trip - highlighting the best of a destination as seen by a particular person on a particular trip. This week, BootsnAll editor Katie Hammel shares stories from a weekend road trip in California.
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Million Dollar Views for Less: Four Ways to Visit Switzerland on a Budget
Million Dollar Views for Less: Four Ways to Visit Switzerland on a Budget When you think of Switzerland a few things might come to mind, including the high cost of visiting. Switzerland is certainly not a cheap destination, but don't cross it of your list just yet. Here are a few ways to check out the country's "million dollar views" on a smaller budget.
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Berlin: 7 Things You Should Know About the Ever-Changing City
Berlin: 7 Things You Should Know About the Ever-Changing City Berlin is a city on the move, constantly morphing, always becoming something new. So go now, right now. And when you do, keep in mind these seven tips to help you understand the incredible, living, breathing, ever-changing city of Berlin.
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9 Incredible Things to Experience in Iceland
9 Incredible Things to Experience in Iceland The Blue Lagoon, waterfalls, glaciers, geysers, and volcanoes. Most travelers know the heavy-hitters when it comes to Iceland's attractions. But the small country has more than its share of natural wonders, geological anomalies, and beautiful vistas, and there's so much more to explore.
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9 Reasons to Visit Chicago This Summer
9 Reasons to Visit Chicago This Summer From eclectic street festivals to picnics in the park, running along the Lakefront and hitting the beach, there's so much to do in Chicago during the summer. Here are nine reasons why you should add a visit to Chicago to your summer plans.
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Eat (and Drink) Your Way Around Nova Scotia
Eat (and Drink) Your Way Around Nova Scotia Local, sustainable, and organic are terms that get tossed around a lot in the culinary world these days, but in few places does this emphasis seem to be so pervasive than in Nova Scotia, Canada. If you're an adventurous foodie out to discover the best of what Nova Scotia has to offer, don't miss these top spots.
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Trading Snow for Sun: Why You Should Visit a Ski Town in Summer
Trading Snow for Sun: Why You Should Visit a Ski Town in Summer While ski resort towns become hot destinations during winter, they tend to be forgotten about by most travelers come summer. But here's a little secret: ski resorts don't lose their luster when the snow melts. In fact, for non-skiers, they become even better during warmer months.
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