Raleigh Life

an overview of a city

Unlock the secrets of living like a true Raleighite with our guides and content on living in Raleigh.

From navigating the eclectic neighborhoods to settling into your new home sweet home, we'll share in insider tips and local wisdom to help you love where you live.

Our content will showcase Raleigh's dynamic culture, sharing our favorite haunts, hidden gems, and must-try experiences. Oh and we'll often share the other municiaplities in Wake County that border Raleigh. Beause firstly, why not? and Secondly, you'll soon discover that people in Wake County, for the most part, feels like we're part of one big happy family. We're so close to each other it makes sense.

Our podcast will dive deeper into what makes Raleigh a great place to live with our own personal stories and insights as well as interviews with local business owners, thought leaders, and interesting people!

Whether you're seeking the perfect neighborhood vibe, planning a seamless move, or simply looking to live life like a local, our tips and insights are here to guide you every step of the way.

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Boylan Heights Neighborhood

A guide to the Boylan Heights historic neighborhood! Where to eat, drink and stay. 


Members of our free email community get insider tips, updates, free checklists, and other perks. Each week, we email the best events for the week, and our top finds and ideas for enjoying the Raleigh lifestyle more.


Browse all our articles on life in Raleigh and discover a few surprises.  

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3 Cool Trails at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary, NC

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Q&A with Maggie Kane from A Place At The Table Cafe

Today we chat with Maggie Kane, the Executive Director at A Place At The Table […]

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He Said, She Said: Our favorite Raleigh spots

Ok guys, whilst Caroline and I have similar tastes when it comes to food, drinks, […]

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Q&A with Noelle Scott from Sassool Restaurant, Raleigh

Today we chat with Noelle Scott, one of the owners of Sassool Cafe along with […]

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Q&A with Todd & Jenessa from Parkside Restaurant, Raleigh

Today we chat with Todd and Jenessa, owners of Parkside Restaurant in downtown Raleigh as […]

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Local’s Guide to North Person Street, Raleigh (eat, drink, shop)

Keeping in line with the growth in most areas of Raleigh, the North Person Street […]

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48 Hours in The Warehouse District (see, do, eat, drink, shop)

The Warehouse District is our favorite of the downtown Raleigh districts and an area that […]

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45 Interesting Facts About Raleigh, NC (and most frequently asked questions)

Since first moving to Raleigh, NC, in 2004 and starting this website in April 2020, […]

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Best Things to Do in Downtown Cary (Eat, Drink, Play, Stay)

When we first lived in Raleigh between 2004-2010, I don’t think we ever came to […]

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Heirloom Brewshop – A Unique Raleigh Coffee Shop, Tea House, Bar & Kitchen in Downtown

Looking for a unique coffee shop in downtown Raleigh, NC? As I said in our […]

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10 Neighborhoods in Raleigh to Call Home (inside the beltline)

Thinking of moving to Raleigh? As a couple who have lived in 5 countries and […]

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15 Fun Day Trips from Raleigh NC (within a 2-hour drive)

Looking for ideas about cool day trips from Raleigh? One of the things we love […]

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