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Category: North America

  • Lower Manhattan – New York’s Birthplace

    Rocio Azahara The old and the new converge at the lower tip of Manhattan, where Colonial churches and early American monuments stand in the shadow of skyscrapers. New York was born here and this was the site of the nation’s first capital. Commerce has flourished since 1626 when Dutchman Peter Minuit made one of the […]

  • St. Augustine, Florida

    Weekend Trip to St. Augustine, Florida Brief History of St. Augustine St. Augustin (San Agustín), located in northeastern Florida, was founded on September 8th, 1565, by the Hispanic admiral, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés. It is the second-oldest continuously inhabited city with European roots in United States territory after San Juan, Puerto Rico, which was founded […]

  • New Orleans, Louisiana

    What to do in New Orleans, Louisiana Having spent my semester in North Carolina, I decided to explore other states during the fall break. Due to the diversity, the United States has to offer, I encountered serious difficulties in selecting a destination. Therefore, blindfolded I stuck a pin in the map and pinched the Jazz […]

  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Rocio Azahara What to do in Nashville, Tennessee Brief Economic History The city of Nashville, founded in 1779, near the former settlement of Fort Nashborough was named after Francis Nash a brigadier general in the Continental Army who died during the American Civil War. Even before 1843 the year Nashville was declared as the capital of Tennessee, […]