Italian Adventures: Visiting Padua

Today we’re continuing our Italian Adventures by taking the train from Verona to Padua to explore this ‘miraculous’ city that predates Rome. Visiting Padua…with a few fun facts and history before beginning our tour. Facts about Padua: Unfortunately the city fell on hard times when: Things to see: Palazzo Bo: When Visiting Padua you must […]

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Venice Explorer: Heavenly Churches

Thanks for joining the Venice Explorer tour.Venice is a city of heavenly churches, in addition to the glorious St. Mark’s Basilica, the city has over 200 churches (100 on the main islands – Centro Storico) Today we are going to make pilgrimmages to some of Venice’s most serene churches Salute Basilica The Church and Basilica […]

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NYC Explorer: Art Museums 101

We’re continuing our tour of New York City with a quick introduction of The Big Apple’s best art museums. We’ll then dive deeper into each museums unique collections in upcoming posts. I have always had a love affair with art. I grew up spending free time exploring the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh […]

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DC Explorer: The Lincoln Memorial

American Nomad continues its tour of Washington D.C.’s National Mall with a visit to The Lincoln Memorial. Located on the eastern end of the National Mall across from The Washington Monument, The Lincoln Memorial is a pilgrimmage site for over six million visitors each year. The memorial pays homage to the beloved President, who sacrificed […]

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DC Explorer: National Mall

The National Mall is the heartbeat of Washington D.C.; the gathering space where people from around the world are invited to come together to celebrate the hope of freedom and work towards fulfilling the ideals of the American dream. The Mall is a grand avenue welcoming visitors to DC. Origninally envisioned in 1791 by French-American […]

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DC Explorer: National Portrait Gallery

Since the 1960s, The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has told the story of America through over 23,000 artworks depicting the American experience through photographs, portraits, videos and other artworks depicting Americans from Presidents to other important historical figures from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Located just south of Chinatown on 7th, 9th, F and […]

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