Abroad, Portugal, Uncategorized

Escape To Pena

Stories have always stimulated the human mind for thousands of years going back to when they originated as oral tradition. We have books, movies, heroes, villains, liars, and social media that spread to tell the latest happenings whether fact or fiction. We dream of magical places to take us away from reality. Gretel and I… Continue reading Escape To Pena

Tennessee, Uncategorized

Nashville With A Northerner

Live country music in every bar? Check. Beer, boots, and cowboy hats? Check. Hundreds of people from Philadelphia chanting for their football team? Um, check? Definitely not what we expected from a 12 hour drive to a different city, but before a football game what could we expect? I have never seen such energy in… Continue reading Nashville With A Northerner

The States, Washington D.C.

A Young Nation’s Headquarters

Arriving in the Nation's Capital I had no idea what to expect let alone what to do. I know that this is where America's most famous monuments are but I never had an itch to go visit. What surprised me in Washington D.C. was that I was not bored! The first thing I wanted to… Continue reading A Young Nation’s Headquarters

Pennsylvania, The States

A Festival Of China (In America)

Besides going to different towns and countries sometimes exploring can be right around the corner, if Philadelphia, Pennsylvania happens to be close.  When we found out that there was going to be the Chinese Lantern Festival in Philly we couldn't pass it up! Being fair I thought it was the LanternFest where you are able… Continue reading A Festival Of China (In America)

New York, The States

Walking In Watkins Glen & Corning

I can't tell you how many times Gretel had to correct me since I kept calling the town "Walkings Glen" in the state of New York. We have both been to the town before (wine tasting and Farm Sanctuary) but now we decided to do something a little different. We both wanted to explore the… Continue reading Walking In Watkins Glen & Corning