City of Brotherly Love
Philadelphia is quite famous. Most people have heard of it. When you actually visit you are sort of left wondering what all the fuss was about. It is certainly a nice place in its own unique way, but it is not exactly a metropolis either.
This is more a historic town which is rich in history dating back to the founding of the nation. The independence National Historical Park and Independence Hall are certainly interesting places to visit. This is where the Liberty Bell can be seen.
There are quite a few things to do to suit everyone’s taste and the people who live there certainly seem to like it. The weather might not be for everyone but it is a nice town overall. It just takes some time getting used to it, especially in winter.
“Massachusetts has been the wheel within New England, and Boston the wheel within Massachusetts.
It has therefore been the source and fountain of the ideas that have moved and made America, and is, in a high and honourable sense, the hub of the New World”
— Foster Barham Zincke
“I love Los Angeles, and I love Hollywood. They’re beautiful. Everybody’s plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.”
— Andy Warhol
“My advice for aspiring writers is go to New York. And if you can’t go to New York, go to the place that represents New York to you, where the standards for writing are high, there are other people who share your dreams, and where you can talk, talk, talk about your interests. Writing books begins in talking about it, like most human projects, and in being close to those who have already done what you propose to do.”
— Walter Kirn