Remembering D-Day Part 1 Bayeux

My first visit to Paris was for only 5 days, which left me very little time to head out of the city to explore everything else that the country of France has to offer. As a big history fan, I’ve always wanted to visit Normandy. So on my second trip back to Paris, I madeContinue reading “Remembering D-Day Part 1 Bayeux”

Happy 100th Wonder Wheel

So many milestones are not able to be celebrated this year, from significant birthdays to weddings to graduations, but also important milestones of tourist attractions. This May the Wonder Wheel at Coney Island in Brooklyn, NY turns 100 years old.  Sadly due to covis-19, there is no celebration and opening day has been postponed. TheContinue reading “Happy 100th Wonder Wheel”

Memorial Day Tribute to Arlington National Cemetery

Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May in the United States. Most of us think of it as the start of summer and fail to remember the true meaning of the holiday. On Memorial Day we honor the military heroes we have lost while they were serving our country. They have madeContinue reading “Memorial Day Tribute to Arlington National Cemetery”

Reflecting back on a trip to the Charm City

Back in December 2016, I took a quick two day trip to Baltimore to run a half marathon and check off the state of Maryland. Baltimore is the most populous city in Maryland and is located about 40 miles northeast of Washington DC. Baltimore is known as “Charm City”. This nickname goes back to theContinue reading “Reflecting back on a trip to the Charm City”

Travel Photo Memories Before the Digital Age

We may be unable to travel right now, but we can still dream of future traveling and look back on our past travel memories! There are so many benefits to looking back on past travel memories. Seeing pictures from these past trips can transport you back to that time of your life and all theContinue reading “Travel Photo Memories Before the Digital Age”

Louisville – Derby City

The advantage to setting a goal to run in all 50 states is that you definitely get to travel to places that you previously never thought of visiting before. When looking at races in Kentucky, I saw there was one that ran through Churchill Downs and knew that was definitely a bucket list race. SoContinue reading “Louisville – Derby City”

DC Monuments and Memorials

One of my favorite things to do when visiting Washington DC is seeing the monuments and memorials. There are numerous monuments across the city all in memory of people and events in history. They are free to see and something people of all ages would enjoy. Two of the most visited monuments and memorials areContinue reading “DC Monuments and Memorials”