While a footnote of history as the shortest serving first lady, Anna Harrison had an adventurous life. Read my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post about her life and legacy.
While visiting the bustling metropolis of New York City, you can also visit the birthplace home of President Theodore Roosevelt. It's an easy add-on to any trip to the city!
The massive 16th century El Escorial serves as the final resting place of Spain's royalty and also is a palace, school, and monastery. Located outside Madrid, it's a great day trip from the capital city.
Oxford, England with its storied colleges and revered literary sites makes a great day trip from London. Read my new review about planning a visit!
This month's First Lady focus was a challenge. Martin Van Buren's wife, Hannah, died almost two decades before he became president. Once he was in office, he didn't have an official White House hostess until his son married a relative of Dolley Madison, Angelica Singleton. Read about both of the Van Buren women in my new post!
Here's a super-sized list of my most anticipated fall 2023 releases! You'll want to add these books to your TBR list!
Toledo, Spain is usually mentioned as everyone’s favorite small city and for good reason. This ancient town contains thousands of years of history from the Jewish quarter to the Moorish buildings to the Christian monarchs. It’s a must-see day trip on any visit to Spain!
Petrified Forest National Park is a hidden gem located near the Grand Canyon and along Historical Route 66. Read my new review to see why it needs to be a stop on your travel itinerary!
For my Booking It Through History: First Ladies focus this month, I learned more about the sad life of Rachel Jackson. The wife of President Andrew Jackson, she died just weeks before his inauguration. Read my new post to learn more about her adventurous and heartbreaking life.
With the new Oppenheimer movie, there is a renewed interest in the little town of Los Alamos. We visited on our spring break and loved learning more about this unusual place in American history.