New York City’s Interactive Spy Museum

New York City’s Interactive Spy Museum

Spyscape Review: Espionage in NYC When Spyscape opened its doors in midtown Manhattan earlier this year, it was publicized as an interactive museum. Now, there are varying degrees of interactive, and in my experience, in most instances it means that you can push buttons on a video display. Happily, Spyscape is very different. From the moment …

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The Penguin Capital of the World (No, it isn’t Antarctica)

The Penguin Capital of the World (No, it isn’t Antarctica)

Where is the Penguin Capital of the World? Information you might need for your next trivia battle:  There are 18 species of penguins in the world, and most of them do not live in Antarctica. That’s right, Antarctica is not the penguin capital of the world. Believe it or not, that title belongs to the Falkland …

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Top Ten Places to See in Uruguay

Top Ten Places to See in Uruguay

Why Uruguay? I’ve had an interest in Uruguay since my college days, when I represented Uruguay in a model OAS. In doing my research on the small South American country, I discovered it was an often overlooked but quite extraordinary country. Its neighbors, Argentina and Brazil, get all the attention (and tourism), but Uruguay has …

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Gulliver’s Gate Review: A Miniature World to Explore in NYC

Gulliver’s Gate Review: A Miniature World to Explore in NYC

Size Does Matter – Regular readers know that I love miniatures – dollhouses have fascinated me ever since I was a little girl. So when I heard about Gulliver’s Gate opening in New York City, I knew I had to go. If you’re curious about what this world-in-miniature is like, read on for my Gulliver’s …

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Guest Post on Washington DC

Guest Post on Washington DC

Hi everyone, I’m working on a post about my recent trip to New York, and I hope to publish it very soon. I took way too many photos at this particular attraction, so it’s taking some time to sort through all of them and pick the best ones for the blog post. In the mean …

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3 Must-Visit Attractions in Smyrna Georgia this Summer

3 Must-Visit Attractions in Smyrna Georgia this Summer

Summer Attractions in Smyrna Georgia Situated 20 miles northwest of Atlanta, Smyrna is a vibrant suburb that has some of the best attractions in Georgia. Each summer, Smyrna hosts visitors from around the country who come to the city for its restaurants, bars, and activities. If you’re searching for an unforgettable experience, take a trip …

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Ocean City Maryland’s Best Boardwalk Food

Ocean City Maryland’s Best Boardwalk Food

A Summer Tradition Having grown up on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, I have gone to Ocean City in the summertime as long as I can remember. There are so many great things to do there, from swimming and sunbathing to “walking the boards” and sampling all of the delicious foods sold along the boardwalk. Some of …

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Surprise! A Dozen Amazing Things to Do in Baltimore MD

Surprise! A Dozen Amazing Things to Do in Baltimore MD

Things to Do in Baltimore MD For decades, Baltimore has been seen as the ugly stepsister to Washington DC’s Cinderella. Many people consider it less attractive, less popular, and less interesting, with less to offer tourists. In the mid-1970s, then Mayor William Donald Schaefer wanted to come up with a catchy name or slogan to …

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