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Normandy: The D-Day Beaches

Morgan Garrett June 5, 2017

If you leave the bustling bright lights and crowded city of Paris and take the train a few hours northwest you’ll arrive in Normandy. This seemingly quaint seaside area is truly alive and rich with history...

Godafoss Waterfall

The Iceland Itinerary: How to See it in 10 Days

Morgan Garrett May 1, 2017

Iceland has been on my bucket list for several years now, but prior to then I wouldn’t have given it a second thought. Renowned for it’s natural beauty, rich history, and wild landscapes Iceland is...


I’m Going Where?! A Guide to Planning Your Next Big Adventure

Morgan Garrett April 24, 2017

So, you’ve decided to go on a grand adventure across the pond have you? Now that you’ve decided you want to go somewhere it’s time to start planning how, when, why, and with whom you will be traveling....


Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu and Peru

Morgan Garrett April 17, 2017

South America is a continent rich in history, diverse cultures, people, and languages. Nestled in the Andes mountains lies the city of Cuzco, the starting point for a journey to the Incan ruins of Machu...

The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away.

Everything You Need to Know about Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

Catherine Heredia April 10, 2017

It just so happened that I was going to be in Washington D.C. the same weekend that Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors were on exhibit in the Hirshhorn Museum. I have been wanting to see the infinity mirrors...

Chicago Saint Pattys Day

Why Saint Patrick’s Day in Chicago Should be on Your Bucket List

Catherine Heredia April 3, 2017

From lively pub crawls to family-friendly parades, there are St. Patrick’s Day festivities for all ages. No one does St. Patrick’s Day like Chicago. Many tourists and locals wear green all around the...

Red River Gorge is one of many local Kentucky attractions available to adventure-seekers over spring break.

Hiking The Copperas Creek “Trail” in RRG KY

Morgan Garrett February 16, 2017

Until this year I didn’t realize how beautiful Kentucky’s nature scene really is. With nursing school ramping up and my free time slowly dwindling away, I needed an adventure. The last weekend in January...

The treasury of Petra.

A Weekend in Southern Jordan

Nadia Almasalkhi February 13, 2017

Amman is a popular study abroad destination for college students, but if you're visiting Jordan, don't limit yourself to the city! Jordan is full of beautiful landscapes you definitely should not miss...

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