When deciding on a place to live and work, there are many factors to keep in mind, and weighing the pros and cons of each place can be a great way to narrow down a field of choices. Two cities that are worth contrasting are New Orleans, Louisiana and Denver, Colorado. These are two very different locations with unique points of interest and value. Although the climate can be very different in these areas, both cities offer a wonderful array of cultural events, activities, and natural environments for the whole family to explore and enjoy.Weather and Climate
New Orleans is one of the wettest cities in the U.S., with an average of 64 inches of rain and 59 sunny days each year. [...]
David and Susan Durovy consider the public running and biking path at the back of their new home an unexpected bonus. “It wasn’t a deal breaker,” David said. “But it was definitely a big plus.” Susan, a nurse, and David, founder of the Love More Institute, an educational portal that teaches people how to connect with each other in a more positive, loving way, see the trail as an opportunity to meet and engage with their community.
The two moved from a very rural area with acres of land that backed up to a forest, into town last July. Instead of having only one neighbor 200-yards next door, they now have neighbors only yards away on each side of [...]
Everyone remembers their first time floating down whitewater rapids – the force of the river, the sound of rushing water, the way the raft bounces in between holes. For as long as rivers have raged, thrill seekers have sought to float down them in flimsy watercraft.
But what do you do when guided rafting tours just aren’t cutting it anymore? If you find yourself bit by the rafting bug, you’re in luck! The U.S. is covered in raging rivers from the wilds of Alaska, down to the swamps of Florida which means there’s a cornucopia of places where rafters can get their fill. Check out these five cities where the whitewater obsessed can catch some big [...]
Living in a busy city like Washington, D.C. means you’re probably at work all the time, focusing on building your career and putting other aspects of life aside for later. Growing your career can be a great thing to do, but at some point, you’re going to have to think about progressing in your personal life. The big question is figuring out when that point is for you. Most of the time, people can begin to advance to the next stage of their lives when it comes to their apartment. Apartment living in D.C. can be the preferred option to those struggling with home ownership responsibilities and fees, but there will come a time when you might want to move. How will you know [...]
If you live for the summer months, there’s a good chance you also live for barbecue. Whether it’s burgers on the coals in your backyard or smoked brisket on a bar patio, barbecue is the perfect pairing for a nice summer evening. And while good barbecue can be found just about anywhere across America, there are few places that just do it differently. From Hawaii to Tennessee, here are a few cities that would make a perfect home for any barbecue lover.1. Austin, Texas
via Black’s Barbecue
The Lone Star State is known around the world for its barbecue – you can even find a barbecue [...]