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72 Hours at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Over this past weekend, I, alongside my BF Bart, had the awesome opportunity to explore Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. It was a 7-hour drive from the south side of Chicago through Wisconsin up to Munising, Michigan. While in PRNL, we only explored a portion of the park including Chapel Beach and Beaver Creek. Day 1 We […]

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New LiDAR Technology Unmasks 60,000 Undiscovered Mayan Ruins in Peten Region

You may know the Ancient Maya people for their hieroglyphic script and as those who sacrificed their peoples for the gods, but you may not know how massive their civilization actually was. No one knew. Until now, researchers have found more than 60,000 hidden Maya ruins, including houses, highways, palaces, and other human-made features, in a major […]

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Canada: Toronto – Places to Visit for Fun

“Canadians are the friendliest people”, is a phrase I’ve heard all too often and I can finally agree from firsthand experience. Not only are they super friendly and easy going, but Toronto is incredibly beautiful and full of life. From the towering CN Tower to the immense surrounding greenery, the city has a lot to […]

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Guatemala: Tikal, Ancient Mayan Ruins

After visiting Guatemala numerous times, I was finally able to experience the Tikal ruins in Petén. Because we flew into the capital, our ride time to Tikal was a little over 12 hours (530 km). And the entire way there was driving through a tropical rainforest. Green, lush forests with trees towering high to cover the road, birds in varying colors […]