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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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The CN Tower in Toronto, Canada.

5 Amazing Observation Towers from Around the World

When I visit a new city, one of my favorite things to do is find somewhere to get a great overview of the city. I’ve already discussed five of the best natural urban vistas in the world, but today, I’m going to dis...
by Jim Cheney
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Rogue Public House in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon.

An Afternoon Brewery Crawl Through Portland’s Pearl District

When you think beer, Portland, Oregon, in the US Pacific Northwest might not be the first city to come to mind. However, it should certainly be near the top of the list. Despite not having the centuries old beer heritage that c...
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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Amazing urban vistas from around the world

5 Amazing Urban Vistas in Asia and North America

In almost every city around the world, there is an amazing vantage point where you can view the city skyline. In some cities, this is an observation deck, but in others, there is a natural rise in the land that provides for an ...
by Jim Cheney
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Visiting Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington, USA.

5 Can’t-Miss Places in Seattle’s Pike Place Market – #CityLove

Of all the city markets I’ve visited around the world, few are as large, chaotic, or diverse as Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington. Open since 1907, Pike Place Market cascades down a hill overlooking the waters of E...
by Jim Cheney
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