Why Durham is One of the Most Underrated Cities in N.C.

After living in North Carolina for nine years now, I’ve never heard people talk about Durham very often. Even after moving to the Triangle (Chapel Hill – Raleigh – Durham), I haven’t heard much about it. But Durham is such a cool place, and it’s only getting cooler. Vogue recently named it North Carolina’s hippest city. Here are some reasons that it’s completely underrated:

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Visiting Chapel Hill: Parking, Food and Drinks, part 2

In my last post, I shared tips on parking in Chapel Hill and one some of the best food in town. Here, I’ll continue with tips on the best bars in Chapel Hill as well as more great food options. For more information on things to do in Chapel Hill, check out my post on The Quintessential Chapel Hill: 10 Must Sees for Your Visit.Read More »

Visiting Chapel Hill: Parking, Food and Drinks, part 1

While I may be a little biased as a UNC student, I’d say that if you’re ever in the area, you have to stop by Chapel Hill. They don’t call it the southern part of heaven for nothing. This college town is full of charm, history, beauty and fun, making it a great place to visit, whether for a basketball game or just to walk around. If you’re thinking about visiting, read more on what you need to know about parking, food and drinks:Read More »

10 Hiking Spots Near the Triangle in NC

In my last post, I wrote about why you shouldn’t forget to travel in your own backyard. As I’ve tried to do some more traveling of my own in my backyard, I’ve been happy to say I’ve enjoyed many great hiking areas around the Triangle, many of which I didn’t even know existed before! So whether you’re from the Triangle and want to explore more or you’re visiting, I hope that you’ll take a look into some of these lovely hiking spots.Read More »

7 Foods I Want to Eat in Durham

Just because I’m not in Europe anymore doesn’t mean that I can’t “travel.” I can’t complain about not flying to another country every weekend when there are so many places in my own backyard that I haven’t even explored. One of these places that I hope to explore more is Durham, North Carolina, especially since I’ll be heading to this other point in North Carolina’s Research Triangle next week to see the Lion King (so unbelievably excited). Durham is known for being a foodie city, so here’s a list of some of the various eats I want to try in Durham.

Photo courtesy of Dame’s Chicken and Waffles – Is your mouth watering yet?

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