Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Travel theme: Strong

{Linking up with Travel theme: Strong} In Amsterdam, my husband and I got a tip about a tasting bar nearby, and we were enchanted by its strong adherence to tradition. The ancient bar was stark–no music, no decorations, no beer … Continue reading

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Hot time, summer in the city

In general, I don’t love cities–the crowds, the noise, the pollution. Plus, most of my travels are during the month of August. Walking on city pavement in Morocco when it’s 125 degrees F out or in Thailand when the humidity … Continue reading

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The City of Cheesesteaks and Brotherly Love

Strolling through a park on a pleasant summer’s afternoon in Philly, I heard out of the corner of my ear a pronounced, “Ah, now Boston is not entirely fashionable.” I turned, and a woman dressed in a gown and petticoat … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday (Philly edition)

For Scavenger Hunt Sunday, I found this week’s subjects while on an overnight trip to Philadelphia. For the photo scavenger hunt, I needed to take photos related to the following five prompts. 1. Crossing the Threshold We toured an exhibit … Continue reading

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