Top Summer Activities In Philly

Top Summer Activities In Philly

I love summer! And I LOVE summer in Philly. While half of the cities residents head down the shore (that's Philly-speak for the beach), I love spending my summer nights in the city. There is never a shortage of things to do, places to see, and inevitably, a new pop-up beer garden to try every other week. 

So, if you are sticking around the city this summer, or coming to visit for a weekend, make sure to take advantage of this amazing walkable city. Here are my Top Summer Activities in Philly.

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The Progress Project: Introduction

The Progress Project: Introduction

Nine months ago I "blew up my life." I broke up with my boyfriend, the guy I was living with and whom I had gone ring shopping with. I moved into my own place. I quit my job. I went backpacking through Europe for five weeks and I started a new job when I returned. 

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A Weekend In Milwaukee: Who Knew It Was So Fun!?

A Weekend In Milwaukee: Who Knew It Was So Fun!?

Over this past weekend, I attended the Women in Travel Summit (WITS), a conference for women in all aspects of the travel space, or who just simply love to travel. When I bought my tickets back in December, I was less than enthusiastic about the location: MIlwakuee, WI. But hey, another state and city I can cross off my list, right? I never expected to like MIlwakuee. I put it on the same level as some other small midwest towns I had been to for work - they were just kind of...there.  

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How To Make Work Travel Work For You: 5 Tips To Make Life More Simple

How To Make Work Travel Work For You: 5 Tips To Make Life More Simple

For people who do not travel for work frequently, they often think it is rather glamorous and fun. And while the fun part can definitely be true, it can also be completely exhausting. Countless flights, constantly checking in and out of hotels, always on the move and living out of a suitcase.

This year alone I have been on over 20 flights, flown god only knows how many miles and spent almost half of every month sleeping in a hotel bed. When you travel this much you eventually learn to get pretty good at packing and develop some shortcuts to make work travel more bearable. So, after some trial and error, I put some routines in place and figured out how to save myself not only a lot of time but a lot of frustration while on the road. 

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