Monroe, MI and River Raisin National Battlefield Park

It's finally that most quintessential of American summer holidays: Independence Day week. If you're road-tripping through Michigan on I-75 and in need of a better excuse than fast food to get out of the car, consider Monroe, Michigan and River Raisin National Battlefield Park. There are only four National Battlefield Parks in the United States … Continue reading Monroe, MI and River Raisin National Battlefield Park

Walking and Dessert in Historic Charleston, SC

Historic Charleston, South Carolina is one of my favorite places in the United States. For someone who lives in a city that is barely 200 years old (and doesn't look a day past 50), I am amazed by Charleston's historic preservation and charm every time I return. After all, there are about 350 years of … Continue reading Walking and Dessert in Historic Charleston, SC