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‘Dates in the States’, formally ‘Dates Around the World’, has been a very exciting project we’ve been working on together. The one passion in our lives is travel, and we want to share our experiences with the world on this blog. We want to create content that people will enjoy reading and in return, will help them learn and discover all these wonderful and beautiful places the world has to offer with someone they love by their side, just like we have. Dare to live without the box.

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Many of our posts we co-write together of all the places we’ve traveled to these past few years. We are always looking for new and exciting places to see in the United States and love hearing from our readers amazing places they would recommend (especially unique AirBnB’s!). We are compiling a whole list of fun AirBnB stays that we will recommend to our readers, see more at www.airbnb.com. Feel free to comment or message us and maybe you will be seeing us there someday! We also hope to travel abroad in the near future.

Aside from traveling, not only is Crystal an avid yogi who loves sharing her progress, but also loves to share new paleo recipes she discovers on and off the road. Crystal’s been paleo since July 2017 and has lost 10 lbs and counting. However, she didn’t start the diet to lose weight, she chose to eat paleo to change her lifestyle and since then, she’s felt like a new person. What a difference it makes eating whole, grain free food and staying away from preservatives and more that weigh our body down. Many of our snacks on road trips come from Thrive Market. For an exclusive 25% off, please visit this link: http://thrv.me/Jemy3q

Side note: Crystal is a freelance photographer, Crystal Rock Photography. All of these photos in our posts are taken by yours truly (unless stated otherwise).

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Crystal & Shane