A Quick Gide to Fully Experience Waco, TX Waco, TX reminds me of a mixture of my hometowns - Fayetteville, AR, the hipster-ish college town where I was raised, and Texarkana, TX, the twin city where I was born. There is a mixture of old things and newness all around. You can see both scarcity and . . .
Bright lights, big city! That is New York City all day and night - it is a city that rarely sleeps! When people think America, NYC is one of the first places they often picture. The city itself is a cultural landmark known all over the world. This was my first time visiting NYC so I did a lot of . . .
Whenever I travel, I try my best to explore the city and connect with locals to find out the best hidden gems to then come share with you all here. That old school connection is what Old World New is all about. I'm so happy to be the direct connection in this travel post for y'all this time, since . . .
Texas has an island. Apparently they don't teach you that in Arkansas history classes. I'm still amazed by it, and since I've visited twice, I must know everything there is to know about it, right? Ok, maybe not. I have, however, figured out some of the must-see places along with the help of the . . .
Here's another memory of my time in Italy. It's not quite one of those "Under the Tuscan SUN" days, but this chilly and dreary March 2011 day in Florence, Tuscany did not fail to amaze me. This 15th century Renaissance style palace - Palazzo Pitti - once served as home to the Medici family, and . . .