The Booker T. Washington National Monument in southwestern Virginia offers more than just history. We had some fun encounters exploring this national park and meeting the farm animals.Read More
Booker T. Washington lived an incredible life. Born into slavery, he became of the nation’s most well-known educators. In this post, see what you’ll learn about this amazing man on a trip to the Booker T. Washington National Monument in Southwest Virginia.Read More
This weekend, fans of the BBC/PBS series Sherlock eagerly await Season 3′s final episode, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the famous consulting detective. Although I haven’t seen the show (despite the impassioned urging of several friends), I have seen something rather personal of Mr. Holmes…Read More
When you enter 221B Baker Street, London, you won’t need to do much detective work to figure out that you are in the real-life version of the imaginary home of Sherlock Holmes–just look at the hats and coats hanging by the door. Actually, you’re entering the first floor of the popular Sherlock Holmes museum, which you indeed will find at 221 Baker...Read More
He’s one of the world’s most famous detectives with one of the most famous addresses in literature: 221B Baker Street, London. Sherlock Holmes’ fictional address is the real address of the Sherlock Holmes Museum.Read More
Nerd Trips has gone international! For the first time since I started the blog, we exported our nerdy pursuit overseas.
My friends invited me to stay with them in London, and were they in for some nerdy adventures. Here’s a preview.
Everything is big in Texas. And, in Texas history, nothing may be bigger than the Alamo (or should it be “The” Alamo?) so, the story of Alamo survivor Susanna Dickinson offers some interesting insight into the legend and legacy of that famed siege. She’s got quite a story herself as we learned on a Nerd Trip to her house in Austin.Read More