West Chester, PA: Daytime versus nighttime

During the day, West Chester, Pennsylvania is a tame place with a walk-able downtown. By night, the college crowd and young professionals come out to play. Both West Chesters are fun to explore. In the daylight, West Chester is teeming with patrons shopping and eating outside. There are great costume shops and antique places to… Read More West Chester, PA: Daytime versus nighttime

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: the city behind the Cambodian genocide

Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia since the French colonization of the country. With a population of 1.5 million people, Phnom Penh is an important  hub of Cambodia. Our initial day, we had a took-took tour of the city. It included many national monuments. Within the square was the independence memorial. The National Assembly building… Read More Phnom Penh, Cambodia: the city behind the Cambodian genocide

My haunting experience at Eastern State Penitentiary

The Eastern State Penitentiary is located in Philadelphia, PA. It is known for it’s revolutionary set up and rules of strict solitary. The gothic aesthetic is meant to deter prisoners from committing crimes. It operated between 1829 until 1971, at one point housing famous gangster, Al Capone. Cells were meant to isolate prisoners. At it’s opening,… Read More My haunting experience at Eastern State Penitentiary