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5 Foods That Let You Enjoy the Great Outdoors Without the Bug Bites

Summer brings about good friends, delicious food, starry nights and, of course — bug bites. Bothersome creepy, crawling insects are the last thing you want to think about as it gets warm out. But these backyard barbecue crashers are a real pest, especially when it comes to our skin. If you’re itching to know what […]

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6 of the Greatest All-American State Fairs to Check out This Summer

As a longstanding beacon of summer and an esteemed symbol of American culture, state fairs across the U.S. have attracted millions from all over the world each year. With an abundance of attractions from Ferris wheels to free concerts, and just about everything deep-fried, state fairs are the real highlight of the warm, sunny season. […]

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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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4 Summer Travel Tips to Keep Your Vacation a Relaxing One

Summer, the season for vacation and adventure! With kids of all ages out of school and those of us working away at being adults are ready to step away from the grind, unplug and have some quality rest and relaxation, preferably somewhere away from home. But summer can be unpredictable. Just this week, the summer […]

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Celebrate National Doughnut Day With Free Doughnuts Because You Deserve This

The sweetest, unofficial holiday of the year is finally here! Today marks the 79th anniversary of National Doughnut Day and truth be told, there is no better way to celebrate this gloriously lovely day than by indulging in doughnuts. First created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to honor its female volunteers who fed soldiers […]

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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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6 of the Best Dessert Spots You Need to Try When in Indiana

If you’re anything like us, even the most delicious meal is just a prelude to what we’re really craving — dessert! From flaky pies to decadent cakes, to velvety smooth ice creams, there’s no denying we are a nation of dessert lovers, seeking out the very best across these great United States. But with all […]

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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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Travel Guide: 24 Hours in South Bend

While it’s recommended you spend a lengthy amount of time in this charming Midwestern city, we share popular ideas to check out when you’ve got just 24 hours to spare South Bend, Indiana.

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Bar Guide: South Bend, Indiana

South Bend is the type of Midwestern city that has something for everyone. Whether you’re all dressed up or aiming for something more casual, this northern Indiana city’s growing nightlife has it all. You might not think it, but it’s definitely one that’s been thriving in recent years. In addition to being a growing metropolitan city rich […]

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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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