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Liebster Award Nomination

Recently I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Two Hungry Backpackers! For anyone who is unfamiliar the Liebster Award is an accolade passed from blogger to blogger to encourage connection, communication and support within our blogging community. Another intention is to…

Astoria, NYC – The Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria, NYC – The Museum of the Moving Image

Across the river from Manhattan in Astoria, Queens is one my favorite museums in the city, the Museum of the Moving Image. It’s in my home borough and actually easier for me to travel to than most museums in Manhattan.…

NYC – The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

NYC – The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Located in Midtown Manhattan on 53rd Street just west of 5th Avenue is New York’s MoMA, officially the Museum of Modern Art. Inside the building’s six floors is one of the world’s most renowned collections of modern and contemporary art.…

New Hampshire – Mount Washington Hotel

New Hampshire – Mount Washington Hotel

A Brief History of the Mount Washington Hotel The origin of the Mount Washington Hotel can be traced back to the 1880s and the Mount Pleasant House. New Hampshire native, entrepreneur, and financier Joseph Stickney owned the Mount Pleasant House…

Washington D.C. Road Trip – Part 4: National Memorials

Washington D.C. Road Trip – Part 4: National Memorials

The Benefits of Visiting the National Memorials on Sunday Morning On the way down to Washington D.C., my father and I discussed the smartest way to conduct our national memorials walking tour. Based on our schedule, it looked like it…

Washington D.C. Road Trip – Part 3: Change Agent Network (CAN) Fundraiser with Liberian Ambassador

Washington D.C. Road Trip – Part 3: Change Agent Network (CAN) Fundraiser with Liberian Ambassador

My father was invited to the Change Agent Network (CAN) fundraiser that took place at the residency of the Liberian Ambassador to the United States of America. He was allowed to bring one guest and asked me if I wanted…