Faneuil Hall Boston

Tips for Walking the Freedom Trail in Boston

Julie United States 8 Comments

Walking the Freedom Trail is one of Boston’s best experiences. On this walk, learn about Paul Revere’s midnight ride, visit historic meetinghouses and churches, and learn about battles and events that sparked that start of the Revolutionary War. What is the Freedom Trail? The American Revolutionary War began in Boston. The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile route that takes you …

Boston Day Trip

Plymouth, Lexington & Concord: A Day Trip from Boston

Julie United States 1 Comment

There is a lot to see and do in Boston, but if you can pull yourself away for a day, there are several nearby towns that are perfect for a day trip. Plymouth, just a short drive from Boston, is where the pilgrims first made landfall in Massachusetts, establishing one of the oldest settlements in the United States. Follow Paul …

Gettysburg Battlefield

The Gettysburg Experience from a Teenager’s Perspective

Tyler Rivenbark United States 7 Comments

On a weekday in July, Kara, Grandmom and I spent our day at Gettysburg National Military Park. We spent almost one full day here and filled up our time with different tours of the park. There is plenty to do here in one day and every experience is unique. Tyler is the author and photographer for this post. A Brief …

Pol Pot and the Killing Fields

Tyler Rivenbark Cambodia 6 Comments

While my family and I were visiting Phnom Penh, Cambodia, we wanted to learn more about Pol Pot and the Killing Fields. We learned that Pol Pot did terrible things to Cambodia, and it was one of the most tragic events in all of Cambodia. This post was written by Tyler. Who Was Pol Pot? Pol Pot was born on …