One Day in Philadelphia – The Best Bits of Old City

With all the snow and cold this year, the Cypriot and I had one day in Philadelphia to shop, eat and drink. We spent that one day in Philadelphia’s Old City, the 18th C historic section of downtown, that is considered the birthplace of the American Revolution. While the food scene and Philadelphia restaurants are at the top of their game, great shopping in the city of Brotherly Love is not up to par with any of its East Coast cousins. Maybe it’s the pull of King of Prussia Mall, second largest mall in America, that drags the potential shoppers away from center city.

Still, I have found a few Philadelphia shops and sights that really deserve our attention and if you have one day in […]

January 17th, 2018|Destinations, Philadelphia, USA|1 Comment

A Bit of America: My 3 Top Tips for Philadelphia

No matter how much I try and pretend I am a New Yorker, the truth is I am really from the City of Brotherly Love, where the steak sandwich is king.  I was born in New York and lived there for ages but when people ask me where I am from I have to say Haverford, PA!  Philly is where my parents live and when I board that BA flight home for XMAS, the arrival city is PHL. You get it – no hang ups here. So what is a girl to eat when the Cypriot comes along for a visit.  Since our favorite show is Man vs. Food at the moment – we decided to take on the Philly challenge and eat everywhere he […]

September 23rd, 2011|Destinations, Philadelphia, USA|0 Comments