Heading to Pittsburgh soon? It’s no longer just a steel-gray city with rough winters. Pittsburgh has been experiencing a rebirth in recent years, and its enjoyed a major tourism boom to match it! So if the Steel City is on your list, here is a quick run-down of things to know before you go!
It’s an exceptionally special What I Ate Wednesday, everyone! American Thanksgiving is next Thursday, so this week, I’m giving you all the best food from my home country: the United States of America! It’s more than burgers and milkshakes, my friends. I hope you brought an appetite.
Everyone loves a list—oh, is that just me?! Grocery lists, to do lists, travel lists… No matter what kind of list, I love to check things off and feel that elated confidence that I accomplished something! If you’ve ever wanted to visit the USA (or if you live in the USA and need a little inspiration), here is your ultimate USA bucket list! In no particular order:
There are few places more beautiful than New England in the fall. As a Summer Girl, I have to look for reasons to be excited for the fall season. What can possibly get me excited for an end of summer, shorter days, and cooler temps? My recent trip up to Vermont gave me a few good reasons!
Last month Steve and I put a lot of miles on the car that we share. Steve drove 460 miles round-trip to visit his mom while I took a 600-mile round-trip road trip (as a passenger) with some girlfriends to North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The next weekend, we forewent $1000+ plane tickets to Nashville in favor of a 1230-mile round-trip drive to visit my parents in Middle Tennessee.
I was recently brainstorming about what to write in the coming weeks when it hit me: I have no posts about what to expect as a visitor in the United States! It’s something I always try to research before I visit a new place, and I’ve been writing “What to Know Before You Go” posts for every place I’ve visited in the last year and a half and then some, so I thought it was high time to give visitors and newcomers to my home country a few notes on what to expect when they come to the United States for the first time.
Are you ready to revolutionize (and speed up) your travels? Global Entry is just the thing for you!
My sweet husband whisked me off to Las Vegas for a weekend because I’d never been! I had a great time, even though I don’t gamble, smoke, drink, or do any other risqué things most people go to Vegas for! So if you find yourself in “Sin City” with no desire to be sinful yourself, here’s your ultimate guide to having good clean fun in Las Vegas, Nevada!
I’m dreaming of beautiful Hawaii. I have a few friends planning trips to O’ahu this year, so I decided I need to create some “know before you go” material for this beautiful, historic, iconic island to help them–and perhaps YOU!–plan the perfect O’ahu getaway!
This week, we’re not going too far–just over to Pittsburgh, where my sweet husband grew up. We go out there two to three times each year, but I realized I have very little on the blog about Pittsburgh! So to make up for that deficit, here are 10 things you should do if every you find yourself in the ‘Burgh!