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Independence Hall in Philadelphia is the birthplace of America and free to visit.

7 Free Things to Do in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

When you think of great American cities, what comes to mind? New York. Los Angeles. Chicago. Washington, DC. While it may not be the first city you think of, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is one of America’s most historicall...
by Jim Cheney
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Sampling a beer on the guided Troegs Brewery Tour in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

The Fantastic Troegs Brewery Tour in Hershey, Pennsylvania [Video]

I’m a big fan of good quality beers; so, when I heard about Troegs Brewery, I knew I had to visit. Located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, birthplace of Hershey’s Chocolate and close to my home in Harrisburg, Troegs Brewe...
by Jim Cheney
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Treasures of Korea at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Visiting the Treasures of Korea at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

It’s been just a few days over two years since I left my temporary home in South Korea and started on a long and epic journey home. However, even though I only lived in Korea for two years, there will always be a part of ...
by Jim Cheney
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The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville is one of the country's premier music venues.

The 5 Best Things to Do in Nashville, Tennessee

When you think of Nashville, what comes to mind? Country music? Cowboys? If that’s all, then you are really missing out. While Nashville is heavily influenced by its music scene, the city has so much more to offer. Here i...
by Jim Cheney
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Wild Goose Island in St. Mary's Lake is one of the most photographed spots at Glacier National Park.

Why I Was Underwhelmed by Glacier National Park, but You Should Visit Anyway

If there’s one problem with traveling a lot, it’s that, just like a heroin addict requires more and more heroin to reach the same high, my tolerance for beauty increases with each amazing site I see. Described as th...
by Jim Cheney
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A Whirlpool Jet Boat splashes through class-5 rapids on the Niagara River.

How I Stopped Being a Wuss: Surviving the Whirlpool Jet Boat at Niagara Falls

Hurtling towards the rapids ahead of us, their peaks and valleys rising and falling like a majestic mountain range, my heart started to beat faster. Suddenly, our boat started to climb, and then just as quickly dippedĀ into the...
by Jim Cheney
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