3 Local Coffee Shops I love

I admit that I am an avid coffee drink. I love the taste, and I am always on the lookout for small coffee shops. Three local places that I have discovered are Smelly Cats Coffee, Aversboro Coffee, and Morning Times. Smelly Cat Coffee (I love the name, it’s very creative) is a coffee shop located in the NoDa […]

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4 Things You Must Do When Traveling

Look for souvenirs outside the gift shop. When traveling, try to avoid gift shops when purchasing souvenirs. There will be unique and original findings when visiting street vendors and random stores you come across while traveling. Looking for original art became a thing for me when I took my first international trip to Europe. While […]

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Five Must-See Spring Locations in the Carolinas by Kelsey T.

Spring is just around the corner, and an excellent destination to visit is the Carolinas. The Carolinas comprise of two states – North and South Carolina – located in the southeastern United States along the coast. There are areas well-known for the natural beauty and southern hospitality in these southern states. Here are five must-see […]

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Five Exciting Travel Locations for Same-Sex Couples in the U.S. By Kelsey T.

The United States is a diverse country with fascinating cities to visit. There are countless romantic destinations for same-sex couples. However, traveling as a same-sex couple can sometimes require a little extra planning. Many destinations are not known for being LGBTQ+-friendly, and safety and acceptance can be a primary concern. However, the following cities have […]

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6 Reasons Road Trips Are Good For Your Soul by Sangeeta Ranade

During the summer of my 19th year, I spent a lot of time alone in my downtown Portland, Oregon apartment. It was hot, and I was generally bored. I remember watching a lot of Criminal Minds and going on the occasional walk around the city. Things were starting to get stagnant until I got a text from […]

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Five Must-See Sights in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina by Kelsey T

The North Carolina Raleigh-Durham area is a thriving region where modernity meets Southern charm. It is part of a tri-city zone called the Research Triangle, or simply The Triangle.  This area’s name comes from its triangle of prestigious research institutions, including Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State […]

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Must See Mexico City: 10 Days in a Culture Capital by Danna Sweidan

Before we go over the itinerary that Sam and I used, I’d like to give five general tips about traveling to Mexico City too. Tip 1. The weather is mostly mild and sunny year-round, but the altitude (over 7000 ft above sea level) means it’s windy, and sudden storms can take you by surprise— bring […]

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3 Historical Places To Visit In The South Of France

Historical locations amaze and excite me. During my first visit to the South of France, I became in love with the lavender fields and the architecture of many buildings. There are three “must-see” monuments in the South of France I recommend.

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It’s A Celebration, CARIBMASK!

Raleigh, North Carolina, has a Caribbean Festival, CaribMask, which is going on its 7th year! The festival celebrates the Caribbean culture through food, dance, music, art, and many more. This year the festival started on August 22, 2018, and ended on August 26, 2018. However, I only attended the Saturday portion of the event, which […]

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