Tag Archives: USA

A few travel bucket list destinations, their highlights and studying tourism

An online tourism class I mentioned in a previous post has since started and some content in the first chapter inspired this write-up. Following a textbook paragraph about top destinations around the world and what makes them stand out, there … Continue reading

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A memorial for my mom in honor of her birthday

This past week, my mom would’ve turned 65 and as a memorial to her, I wanted to post about some of the things she enjoyed. It was very sudden when she had the emergency which led to her passing. She … Continue reading

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Travel hopes and goals for 2016

Hope everyone is having a great start to the new year! As I watched from home the coverage of festivities in Times Square, one TV personality exclaimed about the iconic New York spot, “This is the place to be!” I … Continue reading

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What kind of traveler I am

During my high school years, several teachers and a group of students made up a club we called the Student Outing Adventure Club. Like many schools, ours had the usual big year-end trip to popular destinations in the region: New … Continue reading

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Exploring inspirational Ridley Creek State Park

A recent visit to Ridley Creek State Park, although only exploring a small area of it, was very inspiring. Walking from a parking lot near a small bridge, I passed a couple of houses with very nature-friendly yards. Bird feeders, … Continue reading

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Filling my national parks passport – Part 1

On a high school trip to Gettysburg, I bought a Passport to Your National Parks stamp booklet as a memento to that visit.  I had a goal to fill it with stamps from visiting as many other national parks as … Continue reading

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Car show, flea market, 5k run at DCCC

A mix of oldies, classic rock and today’s pop music played for attendees and participants of three events at the main campus of Delaware County Community College.  It was a hot, sunny day as people lined up cool classic cars … Continue reading

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Saying yes: Expanding my travels from Mid-Atlantic to Global

At Cabrini College, students are encouraged to say yes to various opportunities that come along.  Those opportunities in my major could be to have a radio show or write for the campus news.  Some school-wide opportunities include studying abroad or … Continue reading

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New Years: fireworks, travel and resolutions

Ringing in 2011, I was at Harrah’s Casino in Chester, Pa. with some family.  We sat outside on the race track seats with many others awaiting the fireworks display.  When they began, I was ready with my camera to take … Continue reading

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My bucket list of travel, photography and more

Many people have what they consider to be their own “bucket list” of things they want to do in life.  Here are the items that make up my “bucket list”, mostly centered around travel and photography.  It is a slightly … Continue reading

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