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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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Commemorating Indy 500: A Tour of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

Nothing kicks off summer quite like the roar of engines running at the world’s most beloved race track in the state of Indiana. In what might seem like kismet, Indiana’s bicentennial is being celebrated the same year as the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 this weekend. First starting in 1906 in an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, […]

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The Wonderful Wizarding World of Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling’s imaginative universe of witchcraft, wizardry, fantastic beasts, enchanted objects, and spellbinding adventures comes to life in the muggle realm at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. In April, my friend Zoey and I checked out the opening weekend of the new theme park expansion at Universal Studios Hollywood to explore the rides and attractions that allow fans to immerse themselves in […]

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Bright Lights of Paris

In April, I visited Paris for the first time to marvel over the iconic sights and experience the Parisian walk of life firsthand. As I wandered around the city, I found myself mesmerized by the endless illumination of the streets, bridges, buildings, and landmarks. Everywhere you look in Paris, the city of light glows. From the street lamps that align […]

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USPS Celebrating Indiana’s Bicentennial: The Town Behind The Stamp

In what was reported last week, the U.S. Postal Service is using Indiana native Michael Matti’s photograph of a sunset amid a lush northern cornfield in Milford for a stamp honoring the state’s bicentennial.

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Best Photo Editing Apps For Your Summer Snaps

It’s August, which means that we are deep into the summer season with long warm days filled with golden light. It also means vacations and adventures, and prime photo-taking opportunities! The cameras on our smartphones are always improving, but even with technological advances, we sometimes need a little bit of help taking our photos to the […]

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All Hail Royal London!

Back in April, I embarked on my first Eurotrip to England. As an English Literature major and British History nerd, it was imperative that I devoted a generous amount of my time to exploring the majestic and glorious sights of Royal London. I visited Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, and the Tower of London, and took day trips […]

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