Our family loves to travel, but with our busy schedules a full week long vacation sometimes just isn’t possible. That’s why we are always on the look out for ideas for a weekend family getaway trip near...
A few weeks before school started our family decided to take a day trips outside of Pittsburgh. We thought it would be a fun way to end the summer and I was excited to go somewhere new.  We had...
The amount of solo female travelers taking vacations has increased dramatically in the last five years.  We are now in a world where as women we want to experience new things, and nothing will stop us from doing it. ...
Part 2 In my last article I talked about the two ways to take a road trip: “Just Go” and “Scenic.”  I know that my family is more of the “Scenic” road trip type so when we take a road...
REAL – ID Act:  How will affect you as a Pennsylvania resident? In the past few weeks you may have seen an advertisement on your television regarding REAL ID.  The advertisement talks about getting a REAL ID card but you...
In college, I made at least two solo trips from Pittsburgh to Virginia every year. I had a friend who lived there and occasionally I visited some extended family, which made for good excuses to get out of town...
The first question most people ask me when they find out I am a travel agent is “do you get to travel a lot?”  Yes, I do, but it is up to me as to how much I want...
What do you give kids that have everything? Memories. A little over a year ago we were taking down our Christmas tree and trying to make room for the kids Christmas boon. When I stopped and just sat there...
It is that time of year when the holiday light displays are in full swing!  Traveling to get to them is part of the journey.  When I say journey, I am talking about not only packing the kids up...
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown is quickly becoming the go-to venue for boutique weddings of up to 175 guests, family gatherings, and corporate events. Weddings Every great wedding begins with a great venue – a place that both the...

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