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We are Scott and Cecilia of the adventure travel blog Lovicarious. We are a family on a mission for Adventure. 

Our pursuit of new experiences has introduced us to amazing people, incredible foods, unique accommodations around the world, and some of the most thrilling experiences we could have ever dreamed of. It is our hope that our stories inspire you to approach the world with a lens of curiosity and enthusiasm, ultimately inspiring you to discover your own great adventures.

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Guide To Visiting Alberobello And Its Trulli Houses

Apulia (Puglia), the southeastern region of Italy, has been gaining popularity in recent years for its unique destinations like Alberobello. With its iconic trulli homes and picturesque groves of olive trees, Alberobello is characterized by natural beauty and unique history. This guide highlights everything you need to know to plan your visit including the history of Alberobello Italy and its trulli homes, things to do in the region, and where to stay. 

10 Best Things To Do In Hampshire County, WV

Just two hours outside of Washington DC, Hampshire County WV is a beautiful place to spend a weekend away. Follow the winding road from Capon Bridge to Romney, and you’ll discover endless adventures from roadside diners and fruit stalls to the Cacapon River and Potomac Eagle train. 

Coolest Airbnbs And Unique Places To Stay In Virginia

From outdoorsy mountainsides and picturesque beaches to romantic vineyards and quirky small towns, Virginia has it all. The places to stay and things to do are incredibly diverse. Skip the standard hotel and infuse your Virginia getaway with a bit of excitement and fun. We’ve rounded up some of the coolest Airbnbs and most unique places to stay in Virginia. These stays are guaranteed to take you off the beaten path and give you an adventurous experience to remember.

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Best Hiking Carriers for Babies and Toddlers

Each model of carrier is built with a specific hiking style in mind, therefore they can vary greatly in comfort, quality, features, and price.  So which hiking carrier is best for you?  You’ve come to the right place. This guide is a great starting point to finding the perfect hiking carrier just for you and your baby.

How To Glamp: 7 Essentials For Making Your Tent More Luxurious

Glamping is a way to enjoy the outdoors without sacrificing the creature comforts that many of us crave. These might include electricity, a comfortable bed, scrumptious food, and an overall cozy atmosphere. Here we will teach you how to glamp, providing you with 7 essentials for transforming your campsite into a more luxurious “glampsite”.

Guide To Best Street Food Around The World

Although we enjoy our share of refined restaurants, Scott and I agree that sampling local street food is one of the greatest ways to experience travel. These cheap and tasty bites are often served from food stalls, carts, and open markets. 

The Great American Roadtrip: 7 Extraordinary Roadside Attractions

American highways are filled with unique, eclectic, and memorable attractions ready to fascinate you. Of course, not all USA roadside attractions are created equal. While some are quirky and borderline cheesy, others are artistic, educational, and emotive. Whatever your preferences, there is something for everyone.

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Things to do in Richmond

Richmond, Virginia: 11 Adventures, Activities, and Attractions

The city of Richmond has no shortage of things to do. A “mish-mash” of new-world mixed with old-world makes for an exciting destination where you can find an array of activities from the historical and educational to the artistic and artisanal.

Traditional Brazilian Foods you ned to try Now

Traditional Brazilian Foods You Need To Try Now

Brazil has an interesting and rich food heritage, thanks to the culturally diverse communities which have evolved over time. While traveling through Brazil for 6 months, I had the delicious pleasure of experiencing many of the national and regional dishes.

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Sayulita, Mexico: A Traveler's Guide

On our most recent trip to Mexico we had the opportunity to explore Sayulita, a small town known for its color, vibrant culture, and simple charm. It is no wonder why Sayulita left us absolutely captivated.

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Geocaching for Beginners

Geocaching Basics: A Simple Guide For Beginners

Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunt that combines modern GPS technology with a timeless thirst for adventure. Through a combination of GPS tracking, intense visual searching, and occasional puzzle-solving, geocachers are led to the secret location of a weatherproof container aka the treasure!

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10 Indoor “Adventure” Dates for You and Your Bae on a Rainy Day

Who says rain has to wash out your perfect plans for a romantic date. Get creative and make an adventure out of it. Here we will share some of our tried and true indoor rainy day dates, some of which I can guarantee you haven’t seen yet in your google search!

What is microadventure

The Philosophy of Microadventures

A microadventure is an experience that’s small, short, and accessible. It doesn’t require extensive planning or a huge block of time; or a lot of special gear or expensive equipment. It’s a way to try something new, to experience human connection, or to push the limits of your comfort zone.

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Adventuring Around DC

Top 13 Things to do in Alexandria, Virginia

We have lived in Alexandria for the past 3 years, so you can bet that we have explored every last inch of this town. If we haven’t experienced, tasted or tried it, then we at least know about it. Here are our top recommendations for things to do in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Popular DC Street Art and the Artists Behind Them

The recent emergence of street art in the district is in large part due to MuralsDC, an organization created to replace illegal graffiti with artistic pieces. Since their work started, the organization has commissioned 141 murals by 60 artists across 70 Washington DC neighborhoods.

Unique Airbnbs near DC

Unique Airbnbs Near Washington DC

Whether you are a native Washingtonian looking for an adventurous weekend getaway or a visitor searching for an off-the-beaten-path experience, this list is for you. We’ve rounded up some of the most unique Airbnbs near Washington DC for your next weekend adventure.

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