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

A photo diary of New Hope, Pennsylvania

New Hope is one of the cutest towns in Pennsylvania. There are plenty of unique shops to discover. There a lot shops where you can find tapestries, used books, antiques, vintage clothes, and crystals. The restaurants range have a lot of different themes and price ranges. There are Greek, American, French, Italian, Mexican, and Spanish… Read More A photo diary of New Hope, Pennsylvania

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

Turkish food tour for your tastebuds

My first days in Istanbul, I treated myself to many meals in my own company. I ordered some typical Turkish/ Middle Eastern fare: hummus, kofte (meatballs), doner kebab, and baba ganoush. All were freshly prepared and sold an inexpensive price. Turkey: a surprising location for a cheese-lover’s destination. Feta and other soft cheeses were a constant… Read More Turkish food tour for your tastebuds