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Winterthur gardens feature curving walk paths.
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Wild Winterthur Gardens

The wild Winterthur gardens gives me a portal to enter the world of sprites and pixies. During this pandemic time, I will do anything to escape the gloom. Winterthur is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (and less than…

Activities

Food Street Market in Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s Italian food street market will make you ravenous. It is impossible to resist eating … a lot … at The South 9th Street Italian Market. Give in to Edesia (the Roman goddess of feasting). You are powerless (or…

Activities Adventure U.S. Walking

Philadelphia City Tour

My Philadelphia city tour clearly showed the city deserved its moniker as “City of Sisterly Love.” It offered me history, art and the best tomato pie on my recent trip. Frankly, I never even thought about making a trip…

Adventure U.S. Walking

Lifetime National Park Pass

When I turned 62 years old, I bought myself the Senior Lifetime National Park Pass at Virginia’s Skyline Drive. It is my ticket to drive into any U.S. National Park for free the rest of my life and it…

Activities Walking Washington DC

U.S. Capitol Tree Tour

Right before the pandemic was declared in March 2020, I attended the free U.S. Capitol Tree Tour organized by the U.S. Botanic Gardens. Getting a ticket for this seasonal tour (which is only conducted four times a year) is…