Chasing a Dramatic Fall Scene in Texas

Chasing a Dramatic Fall Scene in Texas - Two Worlds Treasures

You might think I’m crazy, but dramatic fall scene in Texas is rare. It’s hard to predict when the leaves would change color. Most of the times the wind would blow them all down even before they got to change color completely. So, when Backpacker magazine November edition arrived in the mail box and one of the month’s top trips and picks was a hike in Pedernales Falls State Park with a dramatic view of fall season, I instantly told my husband that we must go there. Besides, it is said the cypresses along the riverbanks don’t typically turn until …

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Things to Do in Pittsburgh with Kids AFTER CHRISTMAS

Things to do in Pittsburgh with kids After Christmas - the Strip - Two Worlds Treasures

Presents opened, played, and stacked at the corner of the room. No more Christmas gathering to attend. Your kids started to get bored, but your family still have a few days to spend in Pittsburgh before going back to your hometown. What’s next? What to do? Where to go? Sounds familiar?

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Visiting Washington, D.C. During Christmas Break: 6 Days, 25+ Spots

Visiting Washington, D.C. during Christmas Break-lincoln-memorial

Once again, the dentist’s waiting room gave me an idea for a vacation trip. This time I read a short info in a parenting magazine about visiting Washington, D.C. between Christmas and the first week after New Year. Added with a promo price from Southwest Airlines flying from Dallas to D.C., my family had a memorable winter in D.C. at the end of year.

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One of the Best Pierogi in Pittsburgh

Potato & cheddar cheese Pierogi - S&D Polish Deli - Strip District, Pittsburgh - Two Worlds Treasures

“Pierogi? What’s that?” that’s what my Texan friends asked me, a girl from Indonesia to begin with. But I married the love of my life who’s from Pittsburgh, so Pierogi became something familiar to me for the past 14 years. Pierogi is the Polish version of a dumpling. They consist of a delicate dough stuffed with potato filling, cheese, meat, onion, sauerkraut, and sometimes fruit. It is a popular Eastern European food but its origin is hard to trace because people in Poland, Russia, Czechs, Ukraine, Belarus, Slovak, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Ruthenia are all enjoy Pierogi although under a …

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