Haunted Revolutionary Philadelphia

I was inspired by In Your State’s articles about haunted sites in Pittsburgh.  I found some famous Revolutionary sites which are open as museums for your own haunted tour.  Most of these sites are in the same area with the exception of Fort Mifflin and are easily walkable.  If you feel less inclined to goContinue reading “Haunted Revolutionary Philadelphia”

Frightfully Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is an interesting city.  Camille is from Greene County, which is south from there and I appreciate her candor when it comes to Pittsburgh.  She truly does love some parts of the city and one of them being football. I tripped across this article about Pittsburgh and I thought I would share scary spotsContinue reading “Frightfully Pittsburgh”

Update: Camp Michaux (abandoned WWII POW camps)

I decided to take some detours on my way to Knoxville, Tennessee. My BFF, Bob, lives there and we are heading down to the Orlando area for a bit of theme park time. I decided to stop at Camp Michaux on the way and I must say I’m glad I did. The GPS headed meContinue reading “Update: Camp Michaux (abandoned WWII POW camps)”

October is Dark Tourism month and the Field of Screams experience

I am kicking off October with a series of October related travel.  There is a whole industry related to dark tourism which caught my attention with the Netflix series Dark Tourist.  Dark Tourism is related to death and tragedy but has been expanded to include the historical value to certain sites.  This is not everyone’sContinue reading “October is Dark Tourism month and the Field of Screams experience”

City Tavern Philadelphia and City Tavern Cookbook Review

I loved this place.  Past tense.  This wonderful establishment closed last November due to the pandemic.  Yet, another casualty and I am sorry to see it gone. City Tavern sits near Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Museum of the American Revolution.  Its location was in the center of the Nation’s first capital and,Continue reading “City Tavern Philadelphia and City Tavern Cookbook Review”

Renaissance Faires

I have been attending Renaissance Faires for almost 30 years.  We discovered our first one while living in the suburbs of Chicago.  The Bristol Renaissance Faire in Kenosha, Wisconsin still holds the top spot for me.  It is an amazing site with artisans, food and flare.  My favorite entertainer is MooNiE (https://themoonieshow.com/) who performs asContinue reading “Renaissance Faires”