Scenes from D.C.: The Washington...

6th Jan, 2015

After visiting the Petersen house, and indulging in an absurdly expensive lunch, I headed to the National Mall. It was not, as the name more commonly would suggest, an indoor…

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Ford’s Theater and the Petersen...

5th Jan, 2015

  I should be perfectly honest here: I didn’t intend to go to visit the home where Lincoln died. I had heard that there was a good hole-in-the-wall breakfast place…

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and Mt....

4th Feb, 2014

  For years, my aunt has tried to persuade me to move to California. Her tactic has been repetition of the state’s numerous glittering qualities. “We have the beaches, and…

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Joshua Tree National Park, California

16th Jan, 2014

– Joshua Tree National Park is about a 90 minute drive from Palm Springs, which is totally fine is you are over the age of 2, but kind of a…

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Driving through Kansas: Pioneer Bluffs,...

4th Oct, 2011

Note: Since my posts are generally too wordy, I decided to see what happened when I made something a little¬†too photo-y. Enjoy. – One hot summer’s day, seemingly a lifetime…

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The Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour

28th Jul, 2011

As a lover of bargains, history, and little old men in uniforms, I can safely say that one of my favorite things about travel is partaking in the many free…

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The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island:...

13th Jul, 2011

(Yesterday I told the tale of how I visited the Statue of Liberty. This post continues where that one left off, as I made my way from Liberty Island to…

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The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island:...

12th Jul, 2011

(Note: Due to length, I’ve split up my coverage of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island into two posts. Part 1 covers the Statue of Liberty, and Part 2…

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