Travel Blogs from Philadelphia, United States

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Penance and profit, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Penance and profit

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... nbsp;This invigorating night excited me about New Orleans and once again, surprised me about Philly. Although my plans were humble when I came, Philadelphia has not ceased to warm to me.  My only regret is that I had only one cheesesteak. ...

Bell and Cheesesteak, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Bell and Cheesesteak

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... 's).  I must say, I can certainly appreciate its following and will be making it a cornerstone of dining in Philadelphia. Also today I met a young theoretical physicist Baruch from Austin.  He was in town searching through the Philosophical ...

Feeling Hot Hot Hot, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Feeling Hot Hot Hot

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Hi guys & Gals How you all doing? It's been a busy few days for us and with temperatures in the 90's (about 31c) it's been quite a struggle at times to get going. It has cooled down now and a bit of rain has hit us but spirits are still high. ...

Food glorious food, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Food glorious food

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Well another big breakfast. french toast, Canadian Ham and oranges & Bannanas. Of course it was all soaked in syrup and butter and sugar etc. If our hosts keep going at this rate we wont be leaving Phili. Today as yesterday was a very sedate pace, ...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Philadelphia

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Dean: From New York we first planned to head straight to Washington DC, but then decided to make a pit-stop in Philadelphia. There is a lot of history in Philadelphia as it was the original US capital until they decided it was too close to the sea and ...

Philadelphia - The all America Breakfast, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Philadelphia - The all America Breakfast

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Well we made it. The bus ride was ok actually apart from the bloke who kept kicking KT's seat (she never has much look with seats). I must say though the bus stations are a dump and for some reason people thought we were drug dealers, whats that all ...

Moving on Washington to Philli, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Moving on Washington to Philli

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Well that's our time in Washington over and done with now its on to Philli. Greyhound is the chosen transport for this leg mainly because it's cheap $50 for the pair of us compared to the $98 on the train, it takes a few more hours but what the heck. ...

I was in Philadelphia for the Crack!, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

I was in Philadelphia for the Crack!

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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... arrived late, so we missed the free tickets to the Indepedence Hall. Well, I got another reason to come back to Philly. Philadelphia Cheesesteaks? I completely forgot about it, we bought a box of donuts not knowing, a box has 12 donuts in it..... ...

Stoppin' for a Philly Cheesteak, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Stoppin' for a Philly Cheesteak

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Basically the only reason I had to stop in Philadelphia on my way to New York was to buy & eat an authentic Philly Cheesteak - which I did - and it was delicious.  The steak melted in the mouth...so tasty.   ...

Philly Phood, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Philly Phood

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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... , and it was awesome. We had started a new comedy series before our voyage to Philly, ‘It’s always sunny in Philadelphia’ (just watch it) and according to Aaron ( Australian companion for a few days) later in series they go to the ...

Rocky of Course, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Rocky of Course

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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If you haven't seen Rocky, the film then, shame on you, go and watch it right now! Ok so now you know about the training montage and the infamous steps. We could not come to Philliy without imitating the run up the steps. Look out for the video. It is ...

Ye Olde Philly, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Ye Olde Philly

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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Well Philly seems to have more history than most of the states. On our first touristy day we ventured around the majority with our new Australian friend Aaron, all in one strategically planned, and well executed operation. Benjamin Franklin is buried ...

Magic Gardens and other magic bits of Philly, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Magic Gardens and other magic bits of Philly

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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So Philly is steeped in it's history, it's got more firsts than Boston, more monumental political history than Washington, but it's also got a nice edge. In between the pristine historical halls and National Park areas, there's a whole lot of sometimes ...

Philli, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Philli

A travel blog entry by nik-mitchell

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Me & Lou then went and caught a greyhound bus to Philadelphia made the heavy & hot 1 mile walk to the hostel which is very nice. Then went to get a hop on hop off bus round Benjamin Franklin parkway to see the sights,Philidelphia museum of art, ...

The city of brotherly love: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

The city of brotherly love: Philadelphia

A travel blog entry by nostalgi3

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21 July 2013 Our last stop before heading home again: Philadelphia. Our flight leaves LAX at 8.30am so we get up early morning and leave the hotel at 6am to get there in time. It's Sunday morning so luckily no traffic which made it a smooth ride. The ...

Philly day for us, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Philly day for us

A travel blog entry by joallyblue

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We were sad to leave NYC Friday morning after such a brief visit.  But we looked forward to spending a few hours in Philadelphia to break up our trip to DC.  Of course Mapquest was way off since it could not calculate that it took us an hour to ...

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A travel blog entry by danwalsh

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Today was my first day in The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and I was meeting Chris who I first met earlier in the year. He was presenting at the Rapid Response System Conference in London which I had to leave early to present to the Roosevelt ...

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia day 3, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia day 3

A travel blog entry by danwalsh

... but I have no idea how I will start the conversation. Figures of the Scholarship Number of Cities/Towns visited; 17 Number of States visited; 7 Number of hospitals visited; 8 Days spent at conference; 5 Number of journeys via aeroplane; 9 (10 322 mileage ...

Last day at CHOP, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Last day at CHOP

A travel blog entry by danwalsh

... crawl. I was pretty tired from the week but it was a good way to meet other people. Before we went out I went for a Philadelphia Cheesesteak as people in the hospital had told me that there were three places where you should get one from and I hadn't got ...

Full Circle, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Full Circle

A travel blog entry by tomsmidlife

Well, I am back in Philadelphia! I have come full circle and driven just a tad under 10,000 miles! I completed the trip with a stop to see another dear friend, Randee, in her new home in Frederick, Maryland. We had a wonderful time catching up (it ...

The Eye of the Tiger, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

The Eye of the Tiger

A travel blog entry by travelinbuskers

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Just when we thought we had escaped all museums we stopped to explore historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With so many educational options to choose from, we were so overwhelmed that we had to run to the nearest pub and sit down for "philly" cheese ...

on the playground is where i spent most of my days, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

on the playground is where i spent most of my days

A travel blog entry by faith.over.fear

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Almost broke down when going through security after saying goodbye to my last family member. There was no room in the overhead bin on the plane, but since i'm amazing, I was able to get both my backpack and my purse under the seat in front of me. How's ...

Home Sweet Home, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by dc314

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After the long flights, we finally landed at 6am.  Not knowing ahead of time, but in Dulles, passengers are split up into those continuing on in the U.S. and those whose final destination is D.C.  We had to quickly say goodbye to JB and Lindsey ...

Philly, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Philly

A travel blog entry by biancanada

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... oder den Handyakku aufzuladen. In einem alten klapprigen Bus 7000km durch die Pampa. Was tut man nicht alles für das Abenteuer. Philadelphia ist nicht gerade die sicherste Stadt der Welt. Und das stellte ich ziemlich bald fest, als ich mich erst einmal ...

Not Much Happening in Philly, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Not Much Happening in Philly

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... dropped Sandy and Laura off to do their thing, and headed to the house of Betsy Ross. Remember her? She was a Philadelphia upholsterer who was "sanctioned" to make the first American Flag. Interesting life. Born to a Quaker family...married three ...

Veteran's Day, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Veteran's Day

A travel blog entry by danwalsh

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... was really interesting. I went through Independence Park and onto the Penn Landing, the architecture in this area dates back to when Philadelphia was the Capital of America. The feel of the area is similar to that when you walk through the historic parts ...

Philadelphia, With Rev Bev, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Philadelphia, With Rev Bev

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... , which unfortunately (or fortunately) was closed.That alternative line, however happened to terminate in just where I was headed beyond Philadelphia, terminating in Trenton, New Jersey. It was the line I had mistakenly taken on the my first night in ...

Bus from New York City to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Bus from New York City to Philadelphia

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

Got on a Bus from Port Authory in New York City and Bus 2 hours for Philadelphia PA. Where I would spend the next 2 months at Camp Green Lane, Running the Ropes course for the ...

Introductions, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Introductions

A travel blog entry by edg126

... visit Ireland so I thought France would be a good spot, and 2 weeks after my graduation would have left me flying back to Philadelphia on June 6.  The thought of being in France around the anniversary of D-Day was too much to pass up so I had that ...

The Green Family, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

The Green Family

A travel blog entry by lisagreen

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Brian and I drove up to Philly today and spent the night with our nieces and nephews.  It was a lot of fun!  We played Wii games and ate cheesesteaks! *Can anyone tell me what famous bell is located in ...

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