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Month: March 2013

Around Old City, Philadelphia

  Today was all about United States history.  We started off at the Liberty Bell because it was a half a block from our hotel room.  The line was really long (hello spring Saturday of a holiday weekend) but it moved pretty quick. I swear when I was little there was a picture of me and my sister touching the Liberty Bell.  Not anymore- this was as close as I could get. Next stop was Constitution Hall for some learning.  The museum itself looks a lot bigger than it is but we still had a good time for the price Read More

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia and City Tavern Restaurant

  I had to do a blog post on this hotel.  We are staying at the Hotel Monaco Philadelphia because I love the one in Baltimore and we got a good deal.  The decorating is pretty fun.  It seemed a bit obnoxious at first but it really grew on me and now I think it’s awesome. Plus our view at Hotel Monaco Philadelphia is of Independence Mall and Independence Hall itself.  Neat. More room pictures: BC and I made it just in the nick of time to get a glass of wine.  From 5pm-6pm everyday they have wine hour where you Read More