Ocean City, New Jersey is dry town, meaning there is no place that alcohol is sold within the city limits. This makes it a good place for family vacations, if you are able to deal with your family without taking a shot. Some of us are not as fortunate as others. My immediate family has… Read More Ocean City, New Jersey: America’s greatest family resort
While visiting Pittsburgh, many locals encouraged us to make the trip out to Ohiopyle State Park. Many knew that we already planned our tour to Kentuck Knob and the Frank Lloyd Wright house was only five minutes away from the park. Websites sing the praises of this park, so we took a detour on our… Read More Cucumber falls in Ohiopyle: Is this it?
Other than Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob is a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Pennsylvania. On our way back home from Pittsburgh, we stopped at this site. Our tour was quick because the house is much smaller than Fallingwater. It was worth it to see though because the house is beautiful. Part of the house… Read More Kentuck knob, a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Pennsylvania
My favorite part of my most recent visit to Pittsburgh was the nighttime boat tour we took. Pittsburgh sparkles at night. The boat traversed the three rivers that split apart the city: The Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio. Our boat ride included a guided tour. The one we chose was a “strange facts of Pittsburgh” tour. We… Read More A nighttime boat tour of Pittsburgh, PA
This certainly wasn’t the first time I was in Pittsburgh, but somehow I always find something new to see in this steel city. The bright colors of the city popped in Randyland and the Phipps Conservatory. Randyland is a free art exhibit spanning a few houses that artist Randy Gilson re-purposed. At one point the… Read More A colorful summer: Randyland and Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, PA
Looking back on 2017 reminded me a year of ups and downs. I continued to travel locally throughout the year but one trip stuck out to me at the least favorite. A hotel can make or break a vacation. Our hotel was a block away from the boardwalk, which I thought would be close enough… Read More Least favorite trip of 2017: Atlantic City, NJ
Many travel blogs and websites will warn against traveling to primarily Muslim countries during Ramadan. I heard these travel tips, but decided to travel to Morocco during Ramadan despite this. While in Morocco, I didn’t run into many hiccups and was able to experience the country’s genuine culture. My dream was to visit the beautiful… Read More Traveling in Morocco: The Ramadan myth