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First Time in the City of Firsts

Originally published in June 2012. It’s Throwback Thursday! On the road again! Only this time I took a train. I liked it a lot! I didn’t think it was much different than the ones in Europe–except it was running a little late! But surprisingly we made it to Philly sooner than anticipated. And when I… Continue reading First Time in the City of Firsts

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Hershey Hill Climb and Fancy Cars

Originally published in June 2012. I experienced something over the weekend that I never knew existed. It was part soapbox race, part antique car show, part blast from the past. It’s the Hershey Hill Climb, and apparently it’s been happening for years–but I only just found out about it! Older gentlemen who own antique race… Continue reading Hershey Hill Climb and Fancy Cars

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History and Chocolate: a Winning Combination

This week’s What I Ate Wednesday is a little different–it’s all about America’s Cholocate Destination: Hershey, PA! This was originally published in June 2012. I had an amazing job with a marketing firm that summer, and they sent me to Pennsylvania for several events. My first trip that summer was to Herskey, PA, and let… Continue reading History and Chocolate: a Winning Combination

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What I Ate in Philadelphia

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! And I can hear the cheesesteaks calling my name. A few years ago I had an awesome job that took me to Philly many times over the summer. I worked with a marketing company at a concert venue, so my days were spent exploring historic Philly! Be looking for some… Continue reading What I Ate in Philadelphia

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Independence Day, USA

It’s the Fourth of July, and in the United States of America, it’s the day we celebrate our independence! I love history almost as much as I love travel, and early American history is my favorite! If you’re looking for a great time to visit the USA, or if you live in the States and… Continue reading Independence Day, USA

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Gettysburg Explorations

Originally published on 19 August 2014. Today Lydia and I are rounding out our Gettysburg stay by exploring the sights and scenes of this small town’s big history! First up today: Exploring the Fairfield Inn B&B: Since it is so historic, they have a self-guided walking tour you can take and get to know the place. Since… Continue reading Gettysburg Explorations

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Taking on Gettysburg

Originally published on 17 August 2014. And we’re off again! This time it’s with my newly-engaged friend, Lydia! We decided we needed a little girlfriend getaway, and after weighing some options, we decided on Gettysburg. Reasons: 1. We’ve never been before; 2. It’s only 80 miles away, much shorter than we thought! First stop: checking into… Continue reading Taking on Gettysburg