Free Friday: Valley Forge National Historical Park

   Valley Forge National Historical Park located in Montgomery and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania, USA preserves the site of the third encampment of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.    It contains historical buildings, recreated encampment structures, memorials, museums, and recreation facilities.     Valley Forge National Historical Park is a NO FEE park. … More Free Friday: Valley Forge National Historical Park

3 of My Favorite Cities Are on the Unfriendliest List!

Talk. To. The. Hand. Actually, I’m intrigued. How can the vibrant cities I love to visit be voted “unfriendly” by Travel and Leisure Magazine’s readers? #4. Washington, D.C. Whaaat??? Washington, D.C. has the most free attractions in the United States. Most people work for the government, charitable institutions, museums, among other “make the world a … More 3 of My Favorite Cities Are on the Unfriendliest List!

Photo Challenge: Muse

I love bridges and water views. Guess, I can say they are my “muse“. Here’s a picture of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge as seen from Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania one May evening.   

Sunday Review: Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Cruise

Spirit of Philadelphia, Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, PA My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 Reluctant to pass up what we considered as a good deal on Travelzoo, hubby and I bought and booked a deal for a Dinner aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia.   A $55 dinner for 1 person while floating about the Delaware River sounded appealing … More Sunday Review: Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Cruise

The Broken Symbol

Anyone who has seen it, knows that the Liberty Bell is broken. America’s iconic symbol of freedom has a crack on it.   Cracked it may be, but what it stands for is so precious that the state of Liberty is passionately maintained and defended all over the world. For who would want to live … More The Broken Symbol

National Park Week: A Visit to Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia PA

It’s National Park Week!    Film maker Ken Burns thinks the National Parks are “America’s Best Idea”. It definitely is a great idea! The National Park Service showcases and preserves what I consider America’s treasures – from historical sites to extraordinary landscapes and forests. The National Park Service protects these for America and the world … More National Park Week: A Visit to Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia PA