Travel Diary: The Historic Rosedale Plantation in Charlotte, North Carolina

A few weeks ago I got to visit Charlotte, North Carolina! I only stayed for thirty-two hours because the flights that weekend were expensive. I think the price had more to do with the fact that my trip was a last minute thing. I won tickets to see Luke Bryan from the Verizon Up program at the PNC […]

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25 THINGS I’VE LEARNED IN 25 YEARS

I’d like to think after 25 years on this earth I have some wisdom to share. So listed below are twenty-five things I’ve learned in the past twenty-five years.

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Visiting the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

I understand why tour guides in Washington, DC say if you visit the Holocaust Museum to make it the only thing you do that day. It’s upsetting and emotionally draining, which is why I’ve never stepped foot in the museum. Yet as a native New Yorker I did something I never thought I would be able to do. I visited the 9/11 memorial and museum. 

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30 Things I’d Like To Do Before 30

According to my cousin, when I turned two she bent down and asked me, “Alyssa, how old are you today?” I scrunched up my face in anger and hollered back at her, “I’m not old!” Apparently I’ve had an issue with aging ever since then. I’m just not a fan of birthdays. I don’t enjoy people […]

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Washington DC Travel Diary: Monuments & Memorials

In my eyes April is a magical month. It signifies a time when the sun rises earlier, sets later and the temperature increases to a certain degree where a jacket isn’t necessarily a requirement if you’re going outside. A week ago it snowed in New York City and various parts of the United States. Yet […]

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