Visiting the Bushy Run Battlefield was like all the historic sites in Pennsylvania, very well organised, informative and a great learning experience. I learned so much and really enjoyed reliving a defining moment of history.
Buskerfest Toronto is a celebration of street theatre with the aim of raising funds for a worthy cause. Sponsored by Scotia Bank the 2014 Toronto Buskerfest took part between 21-24 August in the heart of the city.
I was in town for the weekend so was able to wonder the streets of Yonge, Dundas and surrounding side streets to appreciate all the free acts. Artists come from all over the world to perform. They rely solely on the tips from the audience for income, as do all street performers or buskers.
Point State Park Pittsburgh PA is a delight of open space, city beauty and historical landmarks all rolled into one. Whether as a family, alone or with friends it is the perfect place to spend some time in down town Pittsburgh. … [Continue reading]
As a Brit we don't really see many outdoor cinemas. In fact if you don't live in the big cities like London or Nottingham (which I don't) then you may never find a drive in cinema. In recent years I've spotted more and more of them in the US … [Continue reading]
With my many trips to the US over the years it seems almost inevitable that I would be using travel insurance in America at some point. Even still I was quite apprehensive due to numerous tales as to how expensive medical care in the US is. Now I was … [Continue reading]
Thursday 18th September 2014 sees a nation vote on Scottish Independence. One of the members of the United Kingdom considers its future involvement in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. … [Continue reading]
The Fort Ligonier Museum is one of the fascinating museums in PA to explore and learn of notable history from the 1700s. The site reconstruction is very detailed and I found all the artefacts very intriguing. … [Continue reading]
Is it a trampoline? Is it a tight rope? Well no apparently it is a slackline. I discovered these guys performing slackline tricks whilst I walked through Point State Park in Pittsburgh. … [Continue reading]