Load up on stellar suds at these 9 Richmond breweries

If the lines for can releases are any indication, Richmond, Va., is becoming a hotbed -- and destination -- for incredible beer. I've already road tripped down there twice from New Jersey in 2017, and I can't wait to plan a return visit. Check out these options if you're a first-timer in search of quality …

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6 cool spots to visit in Pittsburgh as a first-timer

I drove 5.5 hours to Pittsburgh on a whim a couple of months ago. It was my reaction to receiving bad news. I don't even know how Pittsburgh came to mind other than that I realized I had lived in or near the other side of the state for most of my life and had …

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Coming home: Adjusting when long-term travel is no longer practical

Rewind time six months and I would've been telling you all about my plan to live abroad and explore Europe for at least a year. My goals were lofty: Learn how to ski on Bohemian slopes, backpack through the Balkans, brewery hop in Belgium. Instead, it's edging on Spring and I've been unexpectedly back home in New Jersey for …

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