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My brief view of Mount Rainier's majestic peak.

The Beauty of Mount Rainier National Park

Recently, I had the chance to visit Mount Rainier National Park. Located southeast of Seattle, Washington, in America’s Pacific Northwest, Mount Rainier’s towering peak is visible from downtown Seattle on a clear da...
by Jim Cheney
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If you visit the Deschutes Brewery Tour in Bend, Oregon you can sample up to four glasses of beer for free.

The Deschutes Brewery Tour: Hoppy Beer at its Finest

If I learned two things on my tour of Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon, it’s this: Deschutes makes some really fantastic beer, but don’t call them a microbrewery. They are, in fact, the fifth¬†largest Regional Craf...
by Jim Cheney
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A welcoming intro to Toronto along Graffiti Alley.

Photo Essay: Amazing Graffiti in Toronto

Once considered the scourge of cities, graffiti is becoming a more and more accepted form of art. However, this isn’t the kind of art that you’ll see in a museum. Instead, to find the best graffiti, you have to look...
by Jim Cheney
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Independence Hall in Philadelphia is the birthplace of America and free to visit.

5 Great Things to do in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Since I live¬†only an hour and a half away, I visit Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, every few months. I’ve visited hundreds of city’s around the world, and Philly easily ranks as one of my favorites, not only in America...
by Jim Cheney
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Water crashing over the edge of Niagara Falls near the Visitors Center in Canada.

5 Amazing Ways to Experience Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is one of the most dramatic waterfalls in the world. The three waterfalls that make up Niagara, Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls, have a combined flow of 150,000 gallons (567,811 liters) of w...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Crazy Things Americans Drop on New Year’s Eve

Throughout the world, New Year’s Eve is celebrated with much revelry. Some head to parties hosted by friends or family, others show up at temples or churches to worship as soon as the new year arrives, and still others he...
by Jim Cheney
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