19 Jul, 2019 in Pennsylvania

Earlier this year I revisited Philadelphia Pennsylvania to spend time with family in the area. After some time exploring Philly we went on a short road trip in the region, and did a few of the Amish community attractions in the area. One nice example is the Amish Farm and House near Lancaster with a […]

18 Oct, 2015 in Philadelphia
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After a visit to New York City for an academic conference, I took a couple of days to venture down south and visit two universities I’ve wanted to see for long – Princeton University in New Jersey, and University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Both are Ivy league, and how some of the best scholars in […]

18 Jun, 2015 in Philadelphia
Visions of Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Philadelphia has been on my radar for quite some time, but I never really got around to visiting. A conference in New York City and a quick visit to Princeton University brought me close enough to be able to pop in for a quick visit, and I discovered a really charming city, with a great […]

18 Nov, 2012 in Canada, Itineraries, United States
From Ann Arbor to Washington DC : US/Canada Road Trip Summary

Following the successful completion of my qualifying exams last year I made a short trip to the US and Canada to get a taste of American academia in Ann Arbor so that I can explore possible research directions and then followed by visiting close relatives up in Toronto-Canada and making a drive down to Washington […]

9 Aug, 2012 in Pennsylvania
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Gettysburg carries with it a special meaning for the Americans, as it is considered one of the most important battles in American history that determined the fate of the American Civil War. This was the battle where Lee of the southern armies was finally stopped and turned back from his crusade into the north. …

13 Mar, 2012 in Pennsylvania
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Early morning we made a quick stop at Harrisburg, just before heading on to Gettysburg. All the way down from Corning, crossing the state border between New York state and Pennsylvania with an overnight stay on the way, we drove into Harrisburg to visit the State Capitol Building.   …

17 Sep, 2011 in Pennsylvania
Hershey’s Chocolate World : Pennsylvania

Driving down through Pennsylvania state towards the American capital travel agents were unanimous in their recommendations of this tourist mecca built around one of America’s most recognizable brands. Hershey’s Chocolate World symbolizes everything that American capitalism and branding stands for, the original owner being made a legendary benevolent hero and the company representing the …

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