Month: April 2017

Hiking The Franconia Ridge Loop

So my brother and I have officially decided that this summer we are going to tackle the New Hampshire’s Presidential Traverse. The Presidential Traverse is a pretty daunting (humblebrag alert) 23 mile hike in New Hampshire’s White Mountains that summits 8 peaks over 4,000 feet, and gets its name because all eight peaks, Madison, Adams,

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Riverboarding in Deep Creek Lake Maryland

One of my favorite trips of 2016 was a last minute getaway to Virginia and Western MD that we took over Memorial Day Weekend.  While hiking Old Rag in Shenandoah National Park was pretty spectacular, the highlight for me, just because of the absurd uniqueness of it, was the riverboarding session we did in Deep Creek

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Day Trips from Philly

Occasionally I forget that this is a Pennsylvania-centric blog. I usually catch myself when something like 8 posts in a row aren’t celebrating the Keystone State in any way. Now, in my own defense, when I created this very Pennsylvania-centric blog, I purported to not only feature my home state, but easy trips to take

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Checking Back in to Southern PA

I had a great little weekend back in the Lancaster/Chester County area this past weekend, hitting up a few old favorites, and finding some new. Absence does really make the heart grow founder, as there was a time that I really abhorred the ride from NEPA to Lancaster, especially anything involving 81, but I found

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Lola’s Dessert Shoppe

I’m embarrassed to say that I did not discover the macaron until June of last year, and while they’ve been in my life for less than a year at this point, I could safely say that I cannot imagine my life without them. Because I’m still mostly ignorant, I mistakenly thought that macarons and macaroons

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