The Newseum in Washington, DC and why news is vital for democracy

One of my favorite museums that I have visited throughout the country and world is the Newseum in Washington, DC. The Newseum is filled with displays that had me giddy, especially since I heavily studied history, political science, and journalism. The Newseum offers something of interest to everyone who visits. The tickets are around $25… Read More The Newseum in Washington, DC and why news is vital for democracy

My favorite day trip in 2016, Pennhurst Asylum

As I look back on 2016, an arguably dismal year, I try to seek the positive. Some of the most  memorable trips I took were during the fall/Halloween season. One of those trips was a tour of Pennhurst Asylum in Pennsylvania. Pennhurst State School and Hospital was known as Eastern Pennsylvania State Institution for the Feeble-Minded… Read More My favorite day trip in 2016, Pennhurst Asylum

The Magic Gardens, Boathouse Row and other Philadelphian Treasures

Philadelphia, the largest city in Pennsylvania is not only filled with historical charm, it showcases many unique sites. Reading Terminal Market The Reading Terminal Market has developed from a farmer’s market where you can find fruit and flowers to a hub full of restaurants and shops. Those walking in with an appetite are sure to… Read More The Magic Gardens, Boathouse Row and other Philadelphian Treasures