Valley Forge National Historic Park is a gift to my corner of the universe in the Philadelphia suburb of King of Prussia, a 40-acre haven away from the hustle and bustle of the biggest mall in America, where birds sing and deers dance freely like in the Disney movies. It was especially quaint this past snow day, when it was … More Valley Forge National Park: A Winter Wonderland
If you’re ever in the Georgetown area, I’d highly suggest walking around the historic residential area, especially down the 30-streets. I know I really enjoyed my stroll down 31st, 34th, 35th and 37th, which is right where Georgetown University’s National Historic Landmark, Healy Hall, is located. The hodgepodge of colors and architectural choices in a single … More #DoorsofDC
As we shop the post-Christmas sales, let’s cling onto the Christmas memories that made the 2016 holiday season so special. Particularly exciting this year was the temporary move of the Philadelphia German Christmas Village from Love Park (due to construction) to Dilworth Park. The wooden stalls, which are usually positioned in a circle in Love … More Christmas Time in the City
In elementary school, my art teacher, Ms. Jurina, taught us about the Pennsylvanian artist, Andy Warhol, and we did a project where we had create our pop art using an object of our choice. And so for years, I had thought of him as the Campbell Soup guy, a one trick pony. But after visiting … More Review: The Andy Warhol Museum
Dessert-based television is a bit of a guilty pleasure of mine, particularly the Cooking Channel’s Unique Sweets. Its episodes go from city to city and uncover the best dessert shops around the country, so when I went to West Village yesterday, I knew I had to hit a couple places. popbar Bubble bubble bubble pop … More Unique Sweets: West Village NYC
Georgetown is not just known for its beautiful historic architecture, access to fascinating American monuments, and culture of healthy living, but also its abundance of cute cupcake shops. Sprinkles Cupcakes and Georgetown Cupcake are the most popular, highly acclaimed cupcake bakeries in the area, just a few blocks apart from one another. So, if you do … More Sprinkles or Georgetown Cupcake?
Cambridge’s narrow cobblestone roads- better probably referred to as alleys- make bicycles the primary form of transportation in this beautiful English university town. Everywhere you go, there are lines of bike racks and if not, bikes can be found chained onto gates and fences. The trusting even leave their bicycles leaning on walls. And if … More Cambridge’s Cycle Culture