Jacksonville, FL August 11-16, 2019 This trip was my first time to Jacksonville and I made it a point to avoid the beaches and explore the local establishments that make Jax the city where it’s easier. Let’s get ready to learn, see, do. LEARN: Kingsley Plantation: This is a National Park Service protected piece of history in the greater Jacksonville area. Located less than an hour from the city
Austin, TX April 14-20, 2019 Austin, TX can no longer be classified as weird. As the new city slogan, #TrueAustin implies this capitol has more to offer than BBQ and 6th street. Austin is becoming a more metropolitan by the day and embracing all forms of culture, food and experiences. By venturing a little further out of the city center I got to experience the different neighborhoods and attractions that
Tampa & St. Petersburg, FL January 14-16, 2019 Florida is known as the state of beaches, sunshine and all things warm. However, my mission was to take a planned detour and try the great food and dive into the African American culture of Tampa and St. Petersburg. Let’s get ready to Learn, See, Do… LEARN: Carter G. Woodson African American Museum: Located on the African American Heritage Trail in St.
Barstow – The Desert Town December 3-5, 2018 A short work trip took me to the small town of Barstow. This town sits right in the middle of route 66 and is in easy commuting distance to Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Mostly know as a military town, there are a few hidden gems worth checking out in the surrounding areas. LEARN: Ontario, California: This small airport is a viable
ThanksgivingNew York City, NY November 21-24, 2018 There’s nothing like New York City during the holiday season. After watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for years on television, my ultimate dream finally came true this year. I was going to see the parade live and in person! It wouldn’t be a a New York trip if I didn’t do a little shopping and try out one of the great
Hampton Roads, VAOctober 27-28, 2018 As a native Virginia Beach girl and a Alexandria transplant, I make it a point to explore different parts of the Hampton Roads, Virginia area aka the “757”. This time around I took another form transportation, attempted to get scared at Busch Gardens and learned a little Virginia history along the way. LEARN: Amtrak: I had totally forgot that there was a train route
Pack Up & Go Boston, Massachusetts October 12-14, 2018 The latest adventure in travel is the need to leave all your worries of planning behind and let someone else worry about the details. Enter Pack Up & Go, a boutique travel agency that specializes in creating customized three day getaways based on your interest. The one aspect that makes Pack Up & Go so unique is that the traveler
Maine Lobster Festival Rockland, Maine August 3-5, 2018 Lobsta, Lobsta, Lobsta! I have loved lobster ever since I was a kid; it is at the top of my favorite foods list. So, once I discovered that there was a dedicated festival to this delicious crustacean, I knew I had to make it a priority to go. The purpose of the Munch Travelogue is to provide my fellow travel