As a huge history nerd I had always wanted to visit America's first nation’s capital city. So much of our history began in Philadelphia, including the signing of the Declaration of Independence, so I was eager to visit. Finally one autumn, I booked us flights and we spent a long weekend in the "City of [...]
Tag: American History
A Weekend in Historic St. Augustine
St. Augustine, Florida is not only the oldest city in Florida, but the oldest European-settled city in the United States. This is also one of the first places that sparked my travel interests as a child as it was the first historic family vacation we took (as Floridians, we typically visited Orlando and Disney World). [...]
Ah, distinctly I remember… a weekend in Baltimore
"Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December; And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor." -Edgar Allan Poe After spending some time in Washington D.C. we took the 45-minute train ride from D.C. to Baltimore, Maryland. Since then, I have spoken to so many people about this trip, and [...]
Our Nation’s Capital: Washington D.C.
"I'm glad we were here together in our nation's capital." - Forrest Gump (1994) As I have mentioned before, Washington D.C. is one of my favorite cities (well I say that, but I really love Paris. Boston. Philadelphia. Vancouver. Mont Saint Michel. The list really goes on and on), and the city I have visited [...]