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About petescamardo1

Hi, I’m Pete Scamardo, an accounting professional from Los Angeles. At least once a year, I go to various destinations for rest, relaxation, adventure, and exploration. This is because I firmly believe that there is more to life than what is right in front of people, and it is important for everyone to go out and explore to cultivate a better appreciation for what one has.

REPOST: What I Learned From Quitting My Job and Traveling Around the World

If you are given a once in a lifetime chance to travel around the world, will you grab it and risk your job? Patrick Mathieson tells his experiences on the article below: This past April I quit my job at … Continue reading

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Iconic and tall: American monuments that honor the past

Since 1906, national monuments in the United States have validated how culturally and historically rich the country is. They serve as landmarks that have progressed to become national symbols. To date, there are 100 official national monuments administered by the … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the historical greatness of New Orleans

A travel to New Orleans goes beyond the tradition of Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. Within the city is a wealth of historical sites that are worth visiting to the delight of those who are craving the city’s rich historical … Continue reading

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REPOST: 10 Surprisingly Affordable Vacation Hotspots

People are always looking for the best travel deals, especially for the holiday season. Ryan Rudnansky of Travel Pulse enumerates ten destinations you didn’t know were affordable. Looking for an affordable top tourist destination this holiday season and beyond? Well, … Continue reading

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REPOST: Divided by a Windfall: Affordable Housing in New York City Sparks Debate

Most New Yorkers would look upon the good fortune of the residents of Southbridge Towers with envy. They paid, on average, $17,500 for their Lower Manhattan apartments, many with stunning East River views. The average maintenance fee in the middle-income … Continue reading

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Weird and wonderful: Three unusual American monuments

Apart from the usual sculptures and fountains paying tribute to heroes and historical events, odd monuments and attractions that commemorate the strangest things are scattered throughout the country. The following are three unusual monuments for tourists who want to see … Continue reading

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US historical sites worth paying a visit

It can be hard for many people to appreciate historical events. Separated by long lengths of time from the here and now, events that happened in the past can seem too distant and insignificant to what people experience and to … Continue reading

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