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

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October 1, 2017

  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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

Discover the Magic of Childhood in Storybook Land – Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Revel in the magic of fairytales and childhood nostalgia at this South Jersey family attraction! Includes an Alice in Wonderland Walkthrough!

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… Read More ›

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.”  – Seward Johnson Grounds for Sculpture is a beautiful sculpture garden located… Read More ›

Chasing Dreams in the Hall of Mirrors – Versailles (Part 1)

A bit of Versailles history, travel experiences, and recommendations/tips!

(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… Read More ›

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 are famous for their tulips and there is certainly no shortage of them here! You can easily spend a whole day in the gardens, so give yourself plenty of time to enjoy. There are many… Read More ›

The Most Beautiful Chapel in Paris

Saint Chappelle is located in Paris, on the Ile de la Cite. Part of the Palais de la Cite, this site is a 13th century gothic-style cathedral that boasts over 1,100 stained glass windows. When people think of beautiful churches, chapels, and cathedrals to visit in Paris, they usually think of Notre Dame. This isn’t to… Read More ›

Morbidity and Macabre – The Catacombs of Paris

  We had waited in line for an hour and a half to enter The Catacombs in Paris, France and it was very cold and windy morning (I was kicking myself for not buying the Skip the Line tickets!). As we walked down many steps and long, empty corridors, my heart was pounding. There is something… Read More ›

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