summer nyc

Philadelphia is lovely because of what it is. Part of its charm, however, is how near it is to so many other cities. We feel much freedom being able to choose from so many amazing places when going somewhere for the day. New York city is just a couple of hours from Philadelphia, and it’s … More summer nyc

summer philadelphia

The seasons of Philadelphia all offer their own type of wonderful. As a teacher, I probably spend the most time out and about in Philly during the summer months, as both days and nights are available for exploration. This summer has been awesome because although the days have been quite hot, the nights are cool and beautiful, … More summer philadelphia

old city

A walk through Old City is what a person really needs to get the feel of the history and wonder of Philly. It is amazing to get off a subway 20 minutes after leaving the house and step into one of the most famous pieces of our country. Old City is a must-see for anyone … More old city

to miami

Philadelphia connects its people to the world with its diversity and unique intercultural experiences. A great perk, though, is that Philadelphians have an airport close-by, and it’s an airport that literally connects them anywhere. We decided to take an oh-so-cliche’ spring break trip to Florida! Overall it was a trip to visit family, but we were … More to miami

Brewerytown

In case you’re wondering, yes, Brewerytown is a neighborhood in Philadelphia. I had the pleasure of perusing the area with some friends on one of the initial warm days of 2016, and would recommend it. But, only to those of us whom are up for perusing an area that is not consistently picturesque. In other words, … More Brewerytown

Northern Liberties

In an attempt for one of us to get work done and the other to explore (with some quality time in between), we headed out for Northern Liberties. Just a subway ride away from West Philly (about 25 minutes), we arrived a bit after lunch time. So glad we took the trip out. The walk from the subway … More Northern Liberties

West Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a big place, especially from the perspective of two naive, newly-married twenty-two year olds who have no idea what they are doing in life. So when my husband and I decided to move to Philadelphia, we could have had an ending described as nothing short of catastrophic. However, as luck would have it, … More West Philadelphia