Northeast · Pennsylvania · Pittsburgh Posts · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Touring the Frank Lloyd Wright houses in the Laurel Highlands

We explore the three Frank Lloyd Wright designed residences in Western Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands region…

Life, Liberty, and non-travel stories · Pittsburgh Posts · Restaurants, Parks, Shops, and other Activities

An Unexpectedly Revelatory Flavor Pairing Experience – TaköPGH

How a chilly and sleepy evening changed the course of my future culinary experiences forever….

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Visiting Pittsburgh – My Favorite Things to do

A list of my favorite things to see and do when visiting Pittsburgh!

Pennsylvania · Ride Back Roads

Fern Hollow – 15 miles

So, you have to write when the muse is around, right?  So I’ve heard.  Anyway, I’ve been sitting on the back porch with Sammy, enjoying the beautiful weather, reading and working on my beer, and the mood struck.  I’ve really wrestled about which back road that I wanted to write about first – should I… Continue reading Fern Hollow – 15 miles

Pennsylvania · Ride Back Roads

An all-around Awesome Ride (including a free Pyrotechnics Guild show)

More than anything, I loved this ride because the scenery was absolutely sensational and the roads were incredibly twisty, winding, hilly bastards that demanded focus and energy.  It was an all-around great ride.  I would highly recommend you try it.  There are a ton of things to see, down, eat, and experience all along this… Continue reading An all-around Awesome Ride (including a free Pyrotechnics Guild show)

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Squirrel Hill – an eclectic Pittsburgh neighborhood

Squirrel Hill is a thriving Pittsburgh neighborhood, bursting at the seams with shops & restaurants to invite you in and keep you busy all day long!

Pennsylvania · The Carolinas · The Virginias

The Drive to Myrtle: Heading Home

Daily life is, in general, pretty mundane. Ask the average adult what they were doing in June of 1998, and you’ll likely be met with blank stares, occasional chin-scratching, and something that sounds a lot like “Uuuhhhhhh….” Even vacation, though certainly more interesting and often more exciting than everyday life, still often falls short of… Continue reading The Drive to Myrtle: Heading Home

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Post-Turkey Travel – US Route 30

The trip home after Thanksgiving was a bit of an experiment.  It was the first time we had an opportunity to test whether taking back roads is truly a viable option for four-wheeled travelers, or if it’s strictly something that will appeal to bikers.  Heading east on Wednesday, taking back roads wasn’t really an option:  even though… Continue reading Post-Turkey Travel – US Route 30