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Claire Walter

Claire Walter is an award-winning freelance writer, author and blogger specializing in travel, food and winter sports. Her books include Nordic Walking: The Complete Guide to Health Fitness & Fun, The Snowshoe Experience and Skiing on a Budget; she was also a contributor to Rodale Books’ How to Cut Your Spending in Half Without Settling for Less. Originally from Connecticut, she lived for more than 20 years in pricey New York, where she learned to live well for less. She co-owns Mile High on the Cheap. Claire and her husband live in Boulder, Colorado, and she is the mother of grown son who, as a single mom for years, raised him “on the cheap.”

May 222012
 May 22, 2012  Posted by  Travel Comments Off on Get your kicks on Route 6 with a discounted guide
Get your kicks on Route 6 with a discounted guide

You can get a discount on a new guidebook to the best restaurants, hotels, attractions and oddities along U.S. Highway 6, which stretches from Massachusetts to California.

Apr 092012
 April 9, 2012  Posted by  Health & Beauty, Services, Travel Comments Off on Bike sharing for health & economy
Bike sharing for health & economy

Bicycles ideal for trips that are too far to walk but too short to drive. They are are an environmentally friendly, economical and healthy way to get around town — either your own town or a place you are visiting. Bike sharing is a way to reap the benefits without buying or maintaining a bike, filling the gas tank or paying for parking. B-cycle is a growing national operation that installs bike docking stations throughout a community. Fees vary from city to city.