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An alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

Alligator Spotting at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

I’m a big fan of seeing wildlife in their natural habitat. However, my encounters have been few and far between. Unfortunately, I’ve yet to have the chance to go on an Africa safari and, despite all my hiking, haven...
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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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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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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The architecture of Chicago in pictures.

The Architecture of Chicago in Photos

Without a doubt, Chicago is one of my favorite cities in North America. I recently had the chance to visit the city for a 24-hour layover while taking the train across America. And during my day in the city, I did the same thin...
by Jim Cheney
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