Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Philadelphia Theater Trip – Disgraced

Philadelphia is the cultural capital of Pennsylvania. I had an extended weekend so I decided to make a long overdue trip to Philadelphia to experience some world class theater. It has been three years since I last visited Philadelphia and … Continue reading

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Philip Goes Forth–The Damned Foolery Of Playwriting

While researching the Philadelphia theater community I came across the forgotten playwright, George Kelly, who wrote a play entitled The Torch Bearers to satirize the Little Theatre Movement. The Plays and Players Theater in Philadelphia is supposedly the community theater … Continue reading

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Longwood Gardens Bus Trip

Yesterday I went on a bus trip to a hidden gem in the Philadelphia area, Longwood Gardens.  This was my second trip with Sherry Ault Tours, an independent travel agent. I’m keeping an eye out for bus trips. It may … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Flower Show Trip

Yesterday I went on a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show. I was not particularly interested in the flower show, but it was an opportunity to visit Philadelphia without driving. The bus departed from the new location of Susquehanna … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Zoo – More Than 12 Monkeys

I went on a bus trip to the Philadelphia Zoo today. This was my fourth trip to Philly this summer but at least I did not have to drive. There were only 25 people on the bus which indicates how … Continue reading

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A Visit To Philtown (Philadelphia)

Yesterday I made my third visit to Philadelphia this summer. The purpose of this trip was to finally see some tourists attractions that I’ve neglected on previous trips. For example, although I’ve been to Philly at least eight times before, … Continue reading

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Second Day In Manayunk

I’m inclined to leave early on Sunday on a weekend trip to Philadelphia because I want to avoid the heavy traffic on the Schuylkill Expressway, but this time I was determined to extend my trip and justify the expense of … Continue reading

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Manayunk: Philadelphia Neighborhood Trip

Over the weekend I visited Manayunk, a neighborhood in the northwest section of Philadelphia. I wanted to visit this neighborhood because I’ve heard that it is one of the better neighborhoods in Philadelphia. This was my first Philly trip to … Continue reading

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The Grand Tour Of Philadelphia

I began my second day in Philadelphia with another walk to take photos. This time I walked north of City Hall along Broad Street to photograph the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and The Philadelphia Inquirer building. Then I walked … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t Sunny In Philadelphia

Yet across the gulf of Pennsylvania, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded our city with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us. To paraphrase the opening line of H.G.Well’s novel, The War of the Worlds. … Continue reading

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My Custom iPhone Travel Guides

I don’t remember ever blogging about the custom travel guides that I create for the cities I visit. I may have mentioned them in my blogs about my trips but I don’t think I’ve ever revealed the technical aspects. I … Continue reading

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King Of Prussia Mall Trip

I wasn’t going to blog about this bus trip because it was just a trip to the mall. But I think it is worth a brief post. I was not impressed by the King of Prussia Mall. Although it may … Continue reading

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Travel Plans

I’m very busy with several projects so I need to keep my clients informed about my travel plans. I will be making my final trip to New York City this Saturday, October 30th. I plan to have lunch at Carnegie … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Obsession

I’m currently doing the kind of intensive research on Philadelphia that I previously did on New York City. I have created a new help collection for my notes on Philadelphia which now contains 12 topics. I have several good reasons … Continue reading

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Moving To The Big City

Should I move to the big city some day? I’ve been going to New York City once a month for this entire year and the long trips are quite a drag. Now that I have finished reading all the guidebooks … Continue reading

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Philly Saturday

I managed to make it to my hotel, the Holiday Inn (Historic District) without getting lost. I only had to circle the block once. I’ve stayed at this hotel before for YoTube (the YouTube Gathering in Philadelphia). After parking the … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Memorial Day Weekend

I will be going to Philadelphia this Memorial Day weekend. I decided to go to Philadelphia now to take advantage of the three day weekend. The purpose of this trip is to become more familiar with the city and what … Continue reading

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Trips To Philadelphia

I plan to make brief trips to Philadelphia more often. Philly is the nearest large city to Williamsport. I’m not sure if local residents visit Philadelphia very often. There are no bus trips to Philly. The James V. Brown library, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Trip – Sunday

Since I stayed overnight in Philadelphia, I decided to do some sightseeing on Sunday. It is too much of a hassle to drive to Philadelphia for me to waste the opportunity to see the historical sites. I got up very … Continue reading

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YoTube – Philadelphia Gathering – Saturday

I will describe my recent trip to Philadelphia for a YouTube gathering in depth because there are various travel related details I want to remember for future trips. I’ve been to Philadelphia twice before; once for the Philly Fringe Festival … Continue reading

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