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Philadelphia tours in a time of Trump

Philadelphia tours in a time of Trump

On the 9th of November 2016, I stood before Independence Hall in Philadelphia, and braced myself. At that critical moment on my History in HD tour, it is my habit to recite a section of the Declaration of Independence. Here, I hope to impress upon my travelers the gravity of...
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The complete guide to: Philadelphia travel

The complete guide to: Philadelphia travel

So you’re travelling to Philadelphia — smart choice! This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting Philadelphia, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Philly books you should read, to the cool local spots you should check out. Getting to and from PHL...
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24 hours in: Philadelphia

24 hours in: Philadelphia

Philadelphia is truly a city of layers, as well as being known as a city of neighbourhoods, and, most commonly, the City of Brotherly Love. It isn’t uncommon for someone to not know where to begin when travelling in Philadelphia, but we’re here to fix that. Say you have 24...
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Things to do in: Philadelphia

Things to do in: Philadelphia

Philly is one of the most popular cities to visit in the US, and it’s easy to head straight to the major sights of Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market and the Rocky steps. But once you’ve hit up the must-sees, there are other hidden gems to discover, all of them...
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Traveller stories: Brianna in Philadelphia

Traveller stories: Brianna in Philadelphia

I devour history. It’s not a rare trait among us who love to travel and it’s one of the many things that drew me to Prague. This fact makes it all the more surprising that I had never really explored Philadelphia, the city that glowed faintly in the distance of...
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Independence Day in Philadelphia

Independence Day in Philadelphia

Independence Day, July 4th, is the USA’s national holiday celebrating our independence from England in 1776, and our national pride is fully on display during this festive time. Independence Day in Philadelphia is a bit more unique than other American cities, as it was here that it all began! Our...
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Lancaster Valley is home to the oldest Amish community

Lancaster Valley is home to the oldest Amish community

Nestled in the buccolic countryside, Lancaster Valley, just 90 miles beyond Philadelphia, is known for its beautiful hills, winding roads and picturesque farms and homesteads. It’s also known for its crafts, thanks to being home to the oldest and largest Amish community in the world. The Amish are unique for...
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10 cities with an awesome street art scene

10 cities with an awesome street art scene

You can learn a lot about a city from its street art scene: political views, cultural expression, sense of community and local pop culture references are all conveyed in the murals and messages adorning buildings, bridges and sidewalks. And what was once a fringe form of art, often seen more...
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7 unofficial rules you need to know about Washington, DC

7 unofficial rules you need to know about Washington, DC

Every city has a set of unspoken rules you need to follow. These aren’t laws and they may not even have anything to do with etiquette — but they have everything to do with fitting in like a local. Here are the seven things you need to know if you...
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Movie buff’s guide to Philly

Movie buff’s guide to Philly

It’s a dream for any movie buff to be able to walk through the setting of their favourite film, and stand in the exact spot where the actors they admire once stood. But while there are popular cities that have been the setting for countless blockbusters, Philadelphia is seriously underrated...
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