The other day, while perusing a whole lot of travel blogs and websites to come up with post ideas, I noticed (or I should say, re-noticed) that when Pennsylvania in concerned, the large majority of writers break up the state into three parts: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and “The Amish.” Now, I’m not hear to disagree with
As highlighted in my last post, I’m somewhat unceremoniously moving from Lancaster, PA, where I’ve lived and worked for the past five years, back to the little known town of Browndale, PA (which is right next to Forest City, which is just north of Carbondale, which is close to Scranton, if you need a point
Last year around this time I decided to “celebrate” my 100th blog post by coming up with a list of “100 Things to do in Pennsylvania.” It ended up being much easier than I anticipated, which is good considering that one of my main purposes of my site is to celebrate and explore all the things do within our own
“I grew up in Pennsylvania. In a whorehouse.” This is not normally the kind of sentiment that comes to mind when you think of Hershey, Pennsylvania, the self-dubbed “sweetest place on Earth.” You’re supposed to think of Hershey’s kisses, and Reese’s Cups and the scent of chocolate wafting through the air. You’re supposed to think
As mentioned in last week’s Gettysburg Ghost Hunting, October’s “Weekend Trip Ideas” will all be Halloween themed. If you’re into Halloween and ghostly happenings, you really can’t pick a better place then Pennsylvania (ok, you could be in Sleepy Hollow or Salem, but stay with me here). Pennsylvania, as we mentioned last week, was home to
Well, it’s getting well into October which means it’s time to start Halloween planning. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and I’m always on the lookout for some type of Halloween-themed event leading up to the big night. While I used to be very into Haunted Hayrides, I’ve grown out of them a little bit,
The full moon party in Lake Placid really got me thinking about how little we utilize the nighttime for outdoor activities. Skiing underneath a full moon (or lack of full moon in our case) was a lot of fun and a completely different experience then skiing in the daytime. And it’s not just skiing, there’s an abundance of
Last week I paid for the majority of my Ireland trip. It left a pretty devastating hole in my bank account I’ve been trying not to look at. I decided I should probably put in my head that my four day Memorial Day weekend would have to be cheap; I even considered using it as a work weekend.