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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 ›

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 ›

Calling all History Lovers! (North Jersey Weekend Trip – Part 2)

Take a peaceful walk in a beautiful park and soak up some history. There are informational signs at each point of interest, so you won’t miss any bit of the story. The Jockey Hollow portion of Morristown National Historic Park in Morristown, NJ has trails and replicas of historic homes and is the perfect place for your… Read More ›

Weekend Trip in North Jersey (Part 1) – Frelinghuysen Arboretum

There are so many great places to see in New Jersey, but living Central Jersey, I still have not explored the Northern-most parts of the state. I decided that it was time to take a trip up there so I could discover some new favorite places. We stayed at a hotel in Parsippany, NJ which was central to some… Read More ›

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