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Exploring the Idyllic Islands of Venice

The way to discover Venice is to go without any agenda and get completely lost. As you try to navigate your way to the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square, you will traverse across bridges and canals and spontaneously find quaint restaurants, quirky shops, holy churches, and hoards of visitors and Venetians alike. While walking […]

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Indulging in Florence’s Must-See Artistic Masterpieces

Under the Tuscan sun is where one can discover the birthplace of the Renaissance — Florence. The capital of the Italy’s region of Tuscany is rife with the legacies of renowned Renaissance figures such as Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Raphael, Donatello, Botticelli, Titian, and Giambologna, all of whom projected the ideals of the flourishing period of cultural rebirth and revival into their artwork.

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6 of the Best Indy 500 Moments That Will Drive Your Excitement Into High Gear

This weekend, Indiana is revving up the fun for millions of watchers around the world for the 101st Running of the Indy 500. In anticipation of this Sunday’s beloved event, we take a quick look back at six of the best moments that provide a fascinating glimpse into what makes this the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

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5 of the Best New Beauty Products You Need This Summer

Summer is just around the corner and with the change in season comes the prime time to make a few small tweaks to your beauty arsenal. Thankfully, this year there are some fantastic new beauty products out there, and the best part? They’re available at drugstores, so they will be able to keep money in your pocket […]

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7 of the Most Insane Burgers You Need to Eat in the US

They are the backbone of everyone’s family barbecue, the cash cow of the fast food industry, and thankfully for those who like to think outside the box — they come in a million different varieties! Burgers are a real pride and joy of our nation, so it’s no secret we would devote a whole month […]

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A Tour of Rome’s Most Enchanting Fountains You Must Check Out

Earlier this April, I wandered the cobblestone streets of Rome, Italy in search of ancient artifacts and baroque beauty. What I discovered was that Roman design is best embodied in a specific architectural piece — the water fountain. The Eternal City has a long history with water, beginning in Ancient Rome when elaborate aqueduct systems were established to transport water from […]

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These Are the 7 Best Places to Live in the United States for 2017

For so many of us, relocating to a new city is a daunting experience. From finding new neighborhood favorites to maintaining sociability, moving has the power to leave you mentally, emotionally and physically exhausted. But as you know the saying, “life begins at the end of your comfort zone” and it’s true in more ways […]

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8 Awe-Inspiring Instagram Travel Accounts to Follow

Whether you’re heading overseas on a romantic trip for two or hitting the road with friends, what good is traveling if you can’t find a creative and fun way to share the experience with others? Today, social media has created a trusty and inspired haven through Instagram for users all over the world to share […]

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Touchdown, History! A Tour of the University of Notre Dame

Touted one of the best college towns in the U.S. by Livability and dedicated to faith no less than scientific knowledge, the University of Notre Dame has a unique spirit and vibrancy that radiates the moment you walk its grounds. Located in Notre Dame, Ind., adjacent to the city of South Bend, the beautiful grounds are home to one of the […]

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Travel Guide: 24 Hours in Portland

After years of admiring from afar, I finally visited Portland for the first time last month. It’s got a reputation of being a unique place — the city motto is “Keep Portland Weird,” after all — and it did not disappoint despite this Jersey girl’s extremely high expectations of it. Like all cities, you could spend […]

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Why You Should Take More Selfies

Call it a visual diary or a modern day scrapbook, but selfies are here to stay. If anything, they’re the new social norm. But while there’s been negative talk and studies highlighting a correlation between snapping selfies and a depleting confidence, there are numerous introspective benefits to taking a photo of yourself if done in […]

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A Tour of The Studebaker National Museum

With summer finally here and vacation time abound, the road is ours for the taking! But if we delve deeper into the roots of our wanderlust for the wide open road of gravel and concrete, we will see a rich car culture that thrives on the curiosity of travel and innovation. There’s no denying, these very foundations of America […]

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Travel Guide: 24 Hours in Nashville

I’ve lived in Nashville, Tennessee for about two years now, so I like to think I know what the “must see” and “must eat” places are. Plus, it’s still really fun to live like a tourist occasionally! If you’re just passing through for the day, I share a list of places you cannot miss when in […]

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Travel Guide: 24 Hours in Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee, is a city of music history—and perhaps, more importantly, lots of great barbecue! It’s an easy day trip too if you’re in the Nashville area to explore and take in. As a hustling hub of excitement and fun, my girlfriend and I headed down for a dose of their southern hospitality. To help […]

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Travel Guide: 24 Hours in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts, is a dream getaway for a Memorial Day weekend—coastline, history, and lots of great touristy things to do. If you can only squeeze in a quick trip, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. To help you kick start your summer vacation planning, I share some ideas on the can’t-miss sights […]

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