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Best U.S. Cities for Foodies

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Let’s face it if you are going to be spending 13 weeks in a city while on a travel nursing or therapist assignment, you may as well choose a locale where you are going to eat well.  If you like to consider yourself an amateur foodie, then this is the list for you when trying to decide on a travel assignment destination where food is one of the main attractions.  Here are some of the best U.S. cities for foodies.

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Motor City

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So you are planning your next travel assignment and jotting down travel destinations that come to mind first, California, Hawaii, the Carolinas, or the Pacific Northwest.  All wonderful places, to be sure, but if you broaden your thinking, you might just find a place that is both surprising and amazing at the same time. 

Why I Picked Denver And Why You Should Too

Authored by Katie Dashiell on

With its proximity to the Rockies and 300 days of sunshine a year, there’s no wonder so many people are flocking to Denver. Whether you’re coming on assignment or maybe looking to stay a little longer, there is plenty to do and see! Take it from someone who just moved to the area – I’ve already compiled a list of things I want to try in the Mile High City.

It’s Time for an Assignment in Kansas City

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When travel nurses and therapists put together their bucket list of great destinations to visit on a travel assignment, it’s a safe bet that Kansa City isn’t at or even near the top of the list.  It isn’t surprising that this Midwestern gem flies under the radar, but it is time to consider Kansas City for your next assignment.  In addition to a plethora of opportunities, Kansas City is annually ranked as one of the most stress-free cities, and they have amazing barbecue!  Let’s look at why you should grab an assignment in Kansas City right now.

Travel Assignment in Tampa? Beaches Yes, but Much More

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It is pretty obvious that when you book your travel assignment in Tampa Florida that you have fun in the sun on your mind.  I mean, who wouldn’t with the warm blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico just a short drive away?  But once you arrive in your Sunshine State destination, don’t be surprised if you find that there is more to do in Tampa than spending your downtime checking out the beaches in Clearwater, St. Pete’s, and others on the Gulf Coast (Although, that is fun too!).  Let’s take a look at a few of the top things to do in Tampa that doesn't include a beach towel.

Top Five Cities for Singles

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Throughout the month of February, the Working Tourist blog has been featuring profiles on couples who have been traveling together.  If reading about those happy travelers has prompted you to consider finding a travel partner of your own, then this article is for you.  There are many great cities for singles all around our country, from large urban centers to small Midwestern towns to everything in between.  If you are planning your next travel assignment and want to check out the singles scene, here is a list of five cities with a hopping singles scene.

Make Your Island Dreams Come True

Authored by Sue Hoch on

The chances are quite good that when you were deciding whether or not you wanted to become a travel nurse, you entertained visions of one day taking an assignment in Hawaii.  After all, Hawaii is annually ranked as one of the top travel destinations in the world, and that is from people who plan to PAY to go there.

Get to Know America's Kindred Cities

Authored by Sue Hoch on

The United States is a wonderfully vast and diverse nation. From sea to shining sea no two cities are exactly alike. That can make choosing your next travel destination intimidating. There are questions that need to be answered like, what if you don’t like your new city, what if you can’t find anything to do during your downtime, what if it doesn’t feel right? Don’t worry. We are here to help by exploring some of the similarities between six of America’s kindred cities. Now you’ll have more opportunities to find your perfect fit.

Best Summer Festivals to Guide Your Next Assignment

Authored by Sue Hoch on

As a travel nurse or therapist, you are one of the lucky few who get to decide when and where you want to work.  This summer, take advantage of your “working tourist” status and plan your next assignment around a great festival.  Whether you are into Art, Wine, Music, Beer or Barbecue, there is a fantastic summer festival that you can enjoy while out on assignment.  Let’s take a look at a few of the best America has to offer.

Cool Dining Options in Hot Travel Destinations

Authored by Patrick Haire on

If you are a travel nurse or therapist, or considering being a travel nurse or therapist, and you’re not sure where you want your next assignment to be, don’t fret. We’ve compiled this list of fun places to eat in cities that have plenty of job opportunities available to help you make a decision. Dining at these cool, quirky, and quality establishment will certainly improve your travel experience.

Top 5 Romantic Cities for Travelers

Authored by Patrick Haire on

During this Valentine season of love and romance, the perfect opportunity is presented to take a look at some of the most romantic cities in the United States. Use this list to plan your next travel assignment and explore all of the romance these destinations have to offer.

Spookiest Travel Destinations in the U.S.

Authored by Sue Hoch on

With Halloween just around the corner, it seems like the perfect time to discuss historically scary destinations that reek of legendary tales, infamous spirits, and visions that are not for the faint of heart. If you enjoy a good ghost story that is sure to send a chill up your spine, then maybe one of the following travel destinations should be on your future assignment list.