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A perfect day on the Sussex Coast

I live with my husband and children in rural south-east England. My favourite place for a family day trip is a stunning beach called Birling Gap on England’s South coast, near the vibrant city of Brighton in Sussex. The pebbly beach is owned by the National Trust, a charity which protects the nation’s heritage. There’s […]

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A Perfect Day in Boston

Boston is a wonderfully walkable and green city, steeped in history and rich in culture. In a single day you can experience moments of the American Revolution along the Freedom Trail, Chinese-American culture in Chinatown, and a taste of Italy in the North End. Boston is home to world-class museums and universities that offer a […]

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Los Angeles

Just Another Perfect Day in LA

They say it’s always 75 degrees and sunny in Los Angeles, and you know what? That’s actually mostly true. We in LA wear our clichés with pride – after all, they’re what make LA so famous, aren’t they? A perfect day in LA (which is not hard to pull off) makes the most of the […]

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North Holland – bikes, trains, canals, and more!

Here is a little post  on our favorite kid friendly vacation spot: Noord-holland (North Holland) rnrnWe stayed in a little town called Uitgeest, which is 1/2 an hour north of Amsterdam. Why do we LOVE it here? It is so easy with our kids. We really got into The Netherlandish way of getting around–bikes! Everyday […]


The University of Oregon: Once a Duck, Always a Duck

Salutations! My name is Prapat “Jojoe” Nujoy and I am a recent graduate of the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication. The City of Eugene is the home to the University of Oregon and a community of many Oregon Duck fans. It has been a privilege to live in the city known as “Track Town USA” […]

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Cedar Falls

Don’t Let the Quietness of the University of Northern Iowa Fool You – Visit Cedar Falls

  My name is Sheldon VanKooten and I am a 2013 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa in public relations. Cedar Falls is a quiet town that has so much charm to offer its residents and visitors. The experience I had while living there has led me to become the person I am today and I […]

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Franklin College: Blessings. Opportunities. Adventures.

  My name is Dani Phillips and I am currently preparing to start my sophomore year at Franklin College in Indiana. In just a short time, this school has become my home. At Franklin College I am very active with my sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha. Along with a slew of great memories, I gained 85 […]


One Perfect Day in Breckenridge, Colorado

While many think of Breckenridge, Colo., as a ski resort town, there’s plenty to do year-round. If you’re looking for a day trip from the Denver area, here are my suggestions for spending one perfect day in Breckenridge. 8:00 am: Start your day at The Bond at Breck with a jolt of coffee and a […]


Out and About in TO (pronounced tee-oh)…

Toronto is chock-a-block with things to do.  You could spend weeks here and still not run out of places to go.  What to do if you’ve only got one day?  You *could* run around from attraction to attraction, pointing your camera at every turn, but all you’d end up with is a full memory card […]


Visit Shrewsbury and Step Back in Time

If you look at the map of the United Kingdom, Shrewsbury is just left of the middle, close to the border between England and Wales. Visit Shrewsbury and step back in time… Game of Thrones This is an ancient place. Whilst sitting in Starbucks, you can look out onto buildings that were built in the […]