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Kate's Traveler Profile

Current City: Washington, DC

Member Since: April 12, 2005

Last Login: May 09, 2012

Travel Quote

To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi. -William Faulkner

Activities & Interests

  • Beach
  • National Parks
  • Ski
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Paddling
  • Scenic Drives

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My Travel Answers

Is Orleans St. in the french quarter safe at night? | Answered on on August 07, 2012 at 03:51 PM

places to stay in destin florida | Answered on on February 16, 2012 at 02:32 PM

I would like to rent a condo for a month in Florida in March or April. | Answered on on January 26, 2012 at 02:07 PM

weather in September / wet or wetter? | Answered on on August 16, 2011 at 03:24 PM

Do you know of any spas/hotels for a girls getaway on a weekend? | Answered on on July 11, 2011 at 10:09 AM

Where is the cutest town along the Mississippi River? | Answered on on July 05, 2011 at 09:19 AM

WhAT IS THE WEATHER LIKE IN JUNE? | Answered on on June 17, 2011 at 12:46 PM

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Likes and Dislikes

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My Comments

Awesome photos! We have great readers!

Posted on Away's Favorite Photos from Travelers in 2012 | February 12, 2013 at 11:16 AM | | 2 Comments

Mad River Glen is a special place. I highly recommended it!

Posted on Five Old-School Ski Resorts You'll Fall in Love With | December 21, 2012 at 10:27 AM | | 5 Comments

@Jess, glad we could help. You and your husband will love the Gettysburg Hotel.

Posted on Top Ten Historic Hotels | October 24, 2012 at 12:19 PM | | 2 Comments

@Wally, thanks for your updates.

Posted on Adirondacks State Park | October 23, 2012 at 09:58 AM | | 2 Comments

@Jeff: good catch! We have updated the article.

Posted on The Five Creepiest Towns in America | October 10, 2012 at 12:24 PM | | 76 Comments

@CheeseWhiz: good clarification to make. We have updated.

Posted on Take Me Out to the Ballpark: Top Ten Baseball Stadiums | October 04, 2012 at 03:26 PM | | 172 Comments

Here is more on Jared Diamond and his background in science (including social science):

Posted on Easter Island Lessons | October 01, 2012 at 12:01 PM | | 18 Comments

Ellicott City, Maryland, is a cute town. But it definitely has some spooky stories about things that go bump in the night!

Posted on The Five Creepiest Towns in America | October 01, 2012 at 09:48 AM | | 76 Comments

@Steve, thanks for your comment. We should have said that Jasper is one of Canada's largest national parks. You are correct it is not the largest.

Posted on Top Ten Train Rides | September 21, 2012 at 12:58 PM | | 3 Comments

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My Favorite Articles

Most countries have a favorite or national dish. Popular with residents and forming part of a country's identity, they are an essential experience for visitors.

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A European vacation can be fraught with tourist traps, leading to a less authentic experience. Yes, you want to see the Eiffel Tower in Paris, but once you've done the "must-see" places, explore these ten spots, our favorite hidden gems of Europe.

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