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An American Girl In Paris: Nightlife Of The City!

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We last left off with the story of a grand shopping mall and a day of my favorite activity; SHOPPING! Though I could have spent each of my limited days walking around the lavish shops of Paris, it was time for a new Parisian experience! 816 more words


La città Eterna: Roma

I went on a trip with Grandma recently to tour a part of Italy, but it wasn’t my first time in Rome. Back in 2012, Xiker and I hopped over from the Iberian peninsula to Lo Stivale (the boot) for a 4 day vacation in the Eternal City, and I just fell in love with it. 771 more words


Making Small Children Cry at Historical Sites

Like many public historians, I read this season’s copy of The Public Historian with long awaited enthusiasm. What stuck with me was a very small part in Amy Tyson’s interview w/ Azie Mire Dungey, the actor in “Ask A Slave.” The article touched on what it is like for African American women (more specifically Dungey, but it was presented as widely applicable, and I tend to believe that) to perform a slave at historical sites. 577 more words

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Memorial Day Event at Oviedo's The Lawton House

It is time to make your Memorial Day weekend plans. Since Memorial Day is to celebrate and honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, perhaps a visit to a historical Florida destination is in order. 346 more words


Travel Destinations - Scotland

Jarlshof, the best known prehistoric archaeological site in Scotland

10 days in Italy with Grandma

Our trip to Italy, in pictures! We started and ended our trip in Roma– rented a car and visited quite a few places in between. (Not included here: Rome and Vatican City, to be blogged soon) … 259 more words