Category Archives: Destinations

Philadelphia’s Hidden Art

Matthew Stone makes a visit to Philadelphia’s hidden gem – the art collection of the Barnes Foundation. Continue reading

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Look What the World’s Fair Left Us

A look at four towers travelers can visit that were built for World’s Fairs. Continue reading

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Knoxville’s Gilded Disco Ball: The Legacy of ’82

If I really wanted to know, research could tell me why there was a World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1982.  I guess I could even take the lazy Wikipedia way out, but I like not knowing.  The strangeness adds … Continue reading

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My Grudge Against Wilmington

In which a young adult meets Wilmington, is betrayed, and never forgives. Continue reading

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Galveston, Sweet Galvatraz

Where memory meets reality at the Gulf of Mexico beaches in Galveston, Texas. Continue reading

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Venice Evaporates

The weight of history, Disneyesque moments, gondolas, and the feeling that it has all been done before are highlights of a walk through Venice, Italy. Continue reading

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Dinosaur by the Shore

A 2007 trip to Coney Island makes us wonder: Can we mourn Coney Island for what it once was? Continue reading

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Mekong on the Mind

Escaping the heat of Luang Prabang for a day trip down the serene Mekong River. Continue reading

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Waikiki and What is Left of Paradise

Can Waikiki, the perfect paradise, since covered with concrete, reflect the days of yore? Continue reading

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The Isles of Ohio

I spent a day on an island off the coast of Ohio. This induces laughter among my friends because they think I am kidding. Yes, Virginia, Ohio has islands. Put-in-Bay is a village on South Bass Island, which looks like … Continue reading

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