Tag: North America

Under-the-Radar Destinations for Family Vacations

Under-the-Radar Destinations for Family Vacations from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget
Believe it or not, the day will come when families can get out of the house and travel again. Let’s face it—family travelers never liked crowds in the first place, anyway. When the curve has flattened and public health experts give the okay to travel again, consider heading to one of these under-the-radar destinations for family vacations. Block Island What could be further from the crowds than a sparsely populated island? Block Island, Rhode Island, is just a ferry ride away from

The Nicknames of American and Canadian Places Mapped Out

The Nicknames of American and Canadian Places Mapped Out from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget
If there’s one thing North Americans are united by it’s the love of a good nickname. We can’t get enough of giving our towns, cities and states quirky nicknames and using them as often as possible in conversation and on our license plates. Some of these names are simply amazing, ranging from the imaginative to the inspirational to the very literal, so seeing them mapped out like this is a great way to learn more about them. So keep reading to find out the nicknames of American and Canadian

The Most Common Last Name in every Country

The Most Common Last Name in every Country from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget
If you’ve got a really common last name, you might wish you had something a bit more unique and special, while those that do have a surname outside of the ordinary probably wish they had a name that other people could actually spell right. So, there’s upsides and downsides to any kind of last names, but do you know what the most common last name in your country is? How about in other countries around the world?  The chances are, if you’re from an English-speaking country, that one
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