Visiting Pittsburgh: 7 of the Best Places in the South Side

Visiting Pittsburgh: 7 of the Best Places in the South Side

Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time in the South Side of Pittsburgh. A couple of specific things keep pulling me back to south of the city so I thought I’d share them with you. The coolest part is that I’m starting to become familiar with the South Side (aka I’m not using my GPS as much). Visiting Pittsburgh: 7 of the Best Places in the South Side 1. Iron City Circus Arts This is the main reason I’m constantly...
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Homesickness and Hospitality

My first semester abroad experience showed me homesickness and hospitality in a new way. As a child, I never suffered from homesickness the way other kids did during week-long camps. I loved my parents and my family, but I adored the freedom that came with being a camper at summer camp. When other kids were sick with tears and missing their parents, I was delighted. Adventure! Friends! Campfires! Homesickness? Pshh. I was more interested in the exciting things happening around...
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How To Say Good-Bye

Whoever signed me up to write this post was out of their minds because I am the absolute worst at good-byes. Oh, right. I’m the main and only writer for this website right now. I’ll put it plainly. I’m the worst at all good-byes. There are really two types of people when it comes to saying good-bye. You are either the type who goes through the entire room saying good-bye to every individual (The Individual Good-Byer) or you sneak out...
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Global Links

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase before, “Eat your peas. There are starving children in…” I don’t think anyone likes that type of reasoning. I sure don’t. And yet, there’s a nugget of truth in there. The things we throw away without much thought could be the difference between life and death for some people. But, how can you get these items to the people that need them? Global Links is a Pittsburgh-based, internationally-minded organization focused on bringing medical relief...
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Things to Do for Christmas in Pittsburgh

Despite being a Pittsburgh native, sometimes I feel like a new season brings so many new discoveries of this city that I grew up knowing. And Christmas tends to be a fun time to experience a new place as long as you steer clear of those crazy shoppers! As much as it’s fun to hit the sales, I’m more of an introvert so I don’t tend to love crowds. My favorite Christmas activity is ice skating. And there are a...
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