Travel Stories as History Lessons

I’ve always loved learning about the history of places I travel.

Here’s my collection of powerful reminders that everywhere we travel has a history and story to tell.

Scroll down to see them all.


Prospect Park South: Getting to Know the History & Glamour

After briefly living in Prospect Park South, I came to appreciate the historical significance and beauty of this neighborhood of contrasts. Learn more about the neighborhood's cultural and architectural points of interest.

Get Smart About DUMBO, Brooklyn

After taking a three-hour Citibike tour through DUMBO with Local Expeditions, I'm sharing knowledge and 'local' tips for experiencing the neighborhood.

Walking Through History in Downtown Anacortes

Drive or walk into Anacortes, and you can't help but notice the sign welcoming you which reads 'Historic Downtown Anacortes.' Immersing myself in this element of the town's history, here are just a few of the amazing sights you can still see – or stay in – today.

Exploring the Historic Architecture in Central Beach Fort Lauderdale

On a tour of Central Beach Fort Lauderdale, I was immersed and enchanted by the history and architecture of the hotels.

Uncovering London at the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes in Denver

If there's one thing I never pass up, it's a chance to visit London. Even if that London happens to be inside a museum... In Denver. The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes opened at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in late October, and runs through January 31, 2016.

Sutro Baths

Dipping My Toes into Sutro Baths

Dive into the history of Sutro Baths, and discover why I loved the fact that I could really explore this unexpected wonder near San Francisco.

Waves on Kauai

Six Ways to Experience the Outdoors on Kauai, Hawaii

If you love the outdoors and dream of a destination where there are beaches, mountains, and more to explore – Kauai is the perfect place for you.