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Reading Terminal Market Fruit and Veggie Stand

The Reading Terminal Market

Sep 29

I've been thinking about Ireland way too much, and there is still so much more to tell you about it. But, to tell you the truth, thinking about that trip is filling me with discontentment and making me want to pack my bags and jump on the next plane back…

The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher

Sep 25

So, as we've previously discussed, I loathe heights. Loathe. So the Cliffs of Moher were intimidating and terrifying for me, but so worth it. Something so vast and absolutely magnificent has a way of making a person feel exceedingly small. There is a welcome center at the Cliffs but we…

My nostrils don't seem symmetrical in this picture... hmmm

Pucker Up and Kiss the Blarney Stone

Sep 23

The Blarney Castle Let me begin my saying, I hate heights. I knew that kissing the Blarney Stone was a bucket list must, but I didn't exactly realize that to kiss the Blarney Stone you hang over the edge of a castle and face your imminent death. Yes, it is…

Country Road in Ireland


Sep 18

Oh, Ireland. Ireland is going to forever be a part of me. It's hard to believe that being somewhere for only days can leave such an impression. Have you ever met someone and you clicked right away—you just knew you were going to be friends? That is what it…

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Stre.am: Charleston Innovation that is Great for Travel

Sep 16

When people describe Charleston, you typically hear about the food, the hospitality, or maybe our southern accents. Not nearly so often do people describe Charleston as a growing technology hub. Well, despite our antebellum roots, Charleston is indeed home to a growing digital economy, dubbed Silicon Harbor. One of Charleston's…


The Edgar Allan Poe House, Philadelphia

Sep 12

So, I kind of nerded out with the literary stuff in Philadelphia. I had no idea when we planned the trip, but Philly is kind of the English Major's dream. There is Benjamin Franklin’s Grave, Edgar Allan Poe's House, and the Rosenbach Museum. I'll write about the Rosenbach Museum…