The Garden Follies at Winterthur

Winterthur is a large, impressive estate in Winterthur, Delaware; just outside of Wilmington. The property upon which the historical mansion is located was purchased in 1810, by a member of the (locally) famous du Pont family. The property changed hands over the years within the du Pont family and was built upon a little at... Continue Reading →

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8 Things to Do and See in New Hope, PA

New Hope, Pennsylvania has always been one of my favorite places for a day trip. There definitely is not shortage of activities to keep you entertained in this town. New Hope is situated alongside the Delaware River in Bucks County, PA. Whether you're a foodie, an avid shopper (like me!), a history buff, or if... Continue Reading →

Look on the Bright Side- Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Event Review (Philly)

  Be sure to get a glimpse of Fireflies, a Philly event that lights up the night. Nine hundred beautiful lanterns of different colors and shapes decorate more than 20 pedicabs that will take you on a FREE ride from Iroquois Park to Sister Cities park (or Sister Cities to Iroquois Park). Each ride is... Continue Reading →

Into the Veil Halloween Event- As Beautiful as it is Eerie! (Laurel Hill Cemetery- Philly) Event Review

Atlas Obscura has partnered with Laurel Hill Cemetery to make Into the Veil- one of the most entertaining Halloween events that I have ever been to! I came across this event on Facebook Events and decided that I couldn't miss this. This event was held once back in August and on Saturday September 23rd. These... Continue Reading →

Looking for fun on a rainy day in Philly? Here are a couple of suggestions!

What to do on a rainy, cold Labor Day Weekend? Our plans for a beach day didn't work out, due to the weather. I definitely didn't want to sit at home on my three day weekend. I wanted to celebrate and see something new to write about for all of you, my valued readers! I... Continue Reading →

3 Reasons to Visit Grounds for Sculpture on Your Next NJ Daytrip

"It's easy sometimes to forget the simple things that give us pleasure. If we open our eyes, life is marvelous. The human spirit triumphs, if only for moments in a day. I try to have my work call attention to those moments."Β  - Seward Johnson Grounds for Sculpture is a beautiful sculpture garden located in... Continue Reading →

(Mis)Adventures in Europe: 3 Tips to Ensure Your Trip Runs Smoothly

When you picture traveling, you usually picture an amazing vacation with loved ones. Sightseeing, relaxing, lots of photo ops, and delicious eats- not misadventures, missed reservations, crowds, and missing some landmarks that were must-sees on your travel bucket list. I am not writing this article to discourage any of you from traveling- I just want... Continue Reading →

Flowers for Days – Keukenhof Gardens (Lisse, Netherlands)

The flowers in Keukenhof Gardens are so beautiful and perfect, it is almost as if you are in a dream. The Netherlands areΒ famous for their tulips and there is certainly no shortage of them here!Β You can easily spend a whole day in the gardens, so give yourself plenty of time to enjoy. There are many... Continue Reading →

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