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The Black Journey- Philadelphia Black History Walking Tour
The tour will commence at the Independence Visitor's Center with an introduction to the topic of Black History during the colonial period. You will hear about the role that Black Americans played in the founding of the nation. The group will continue to the President’s House and hear about the 9 enslaved people who were held there. The group will hear about Martha Washington's handmaid who ran away to escape slavery. At the next stop you will see where The Fugitive Slave Act 1793 was passed. The next stop is Congo Square where people of African descent held celebrations. It is also a potter's field where free and enslaved Africans are still buried to this day. The next stop is Mother Bethel AME Church. There is where the African Methodist Episcopal Church was established and is the oldest piece of real estate owned by people of African descent in the United States. You will hear about the liberation of a woman whose owner attempted to abduct her back into slavery and the trial of her rescuers. You will also see the traditional sites of Independence Hall, liberty bell, Congress Hall, and much more Other things to note Masks are required. We will be walking approximately 1.5 miles for the tour on uneven and cobblestoned surfaces. Please wear comfortable and sturdy footwear. We will continue the tour during light rain.
Philadelphia Highlights Running Tour
Join me for a 4 mile run sprinkled with stories most Philadelphians don’t even know! Rather than feeling like a tourist, you’ll become a local weaving through the streets of Philly with me. In addition to being America's first capital and Ben Franklin’s hometown, did you know Philly invented the Cowboy Hat and Fast Food? We explore those little known facts and hundreds more. Most tours focus on colonial Old City - we cover that PLUS the rest of amazing Philly, all in just over an hour! I'll tie together the unique Philly story as we run through its 5 main squares and tap into common themes like freedom, inclusion, reinvention, pop culture and many American Firsts. Philly's beautiful, flat & straight streets are full of history - perfect for running tours! Whether you're here on vacation, business or even a local, there's no better way to learn about Philly while breaking a sweat! You'll walk away refreshed, and I guarantee what you learn will exceed your expectations! This tour is more fulfilling than running on a hotel treadmill and better than getting lost in the city alone. You'll receive a detailed map overview (PDF) of 50 sites from our run to help you explore further! Other things to note Great for groups! No penalty if you switch dates due to weather! Pace is a light jog. All runners welcome! No one left behind. Mile updates along way. No headphones needed. Bring a camera for pictures. Ask me questions! We break as needed for pictures and water.
In Depth Tarot Reading from an Oracle
**I am providing virtual readings for those who feel inclined to book this experience but still don’t feel comfortable with the pandemic conditions xoxo. Please go to https://ascendingsynergy.com to book your personal session. Peace and Abundance over you. *** For this experience, I will utilize the divinations of cartomancy and clairvoyance for your rooted message given to me by the divine. This healing session where I provide a tarot reading and Oracle Guidance on areas in your life you will like to receive confirmation and advice from! It is a very interactive experience and most of the time you’ll leave not only feeling “lighter” with a lot of information to consider but you’ll feel empowered and inspired! This is Great for Team Building, Groups and Teams! Please reach out to me to make a Team Bonding Experience for your groups :-)
Philadelphia's Underground Donut Tour
On this tour, you'll join me as we explore the city and food culture through the medium of donuts. You'll learn history of Philadelphia, each donut location, how they fit into the larger food scene, as well as try some amazing donuts. We start from Federal Donuts on South and 6th Street where we'll try some hot and fresh donuts along with their seasonal flavors. We'll then move on to Dotties Donuts where we try the vegan donuts you'll have no idea are even vegan. Next we'll stop by Sweet Charlies for a sweet surprise you won't believe. And lastly, we end at Reading Terminal Market to try Beilers - some of the best classic donuts around. Throughout the tour, we'll sprinkle in history, humor and fun facts regarding Philadelphia. Please come hungry. On Sunday's we take a slightly different route, but pretty close to the one listed above. Other things to note We cannot accommodate gluten free or vegan diets, YET!
Discovering Colonial Philadelphia
Every building has a story to tell, from the materials, technology, and styles favored when it was constructed, to the people who designed, built, lived and worked there. Events of historic proportion take place in and around buildings as well. Come with me on this journey to discover all the secrets each building on our tour is waiting to tell us. We will be walking through Old City, visiting the oldest continuously inhabited residential street in the United States, and seeing the same buildings the Founding Fathers worked and worshiped in. Whether your interest is architecture, American History, visiting the places where Ben Franklin and George Washington lived and worked, or humming a tune from the Hamilton play as we experience Philadelphia as the Capitol of the United States, this tour is for you! This tour is also great for groups, teams and team building! Other things to note Bring cameras as there is much to photograph. Snacks that you like are good to have, or there are plenty of stores along the way. A hat and comfortable shoes are also a good idea to wear.

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Taste Atlantic City through a Private Chef
Enjoy your very own private chef experience at your place! Learn the secrets hidden within each dish, and enjoy a delicious multi-course meal. Get ready to discover the taste of Atlantic City without leaving your own dining room! The chef will arrive 90 minutes before your preferred dining time in order to begin working their magic. They won't arrive empty-handed! No-no, they will show up at your doorstep equipped with every ingredient needed in order to prepare your meal. Feel free to put your apron on and cook some of the dishes with them! They’re eager to share with you the secrets behind the recipes and Atlantic City's local hidden treasures. Not in the mood? Well then lay down, relax, enjoy a few appetizers and allow them to take care of you. Eat, share, drink, laugh, and explore Atlantic City's dining scene from your own table. Oh and don’t worry about tidying up, everything will be left spotless for you to continue to enjoy! To have a closer look at the menus, send a direct message and we will send them your way! Take advantage of our group discounts! ★ 20% OFF — groups from 4 to 5 guests ★ 30% OFF — groups of +6 guests Please note that to book an experience there is a minimum of 2 guests required.
Philly's favorite bars and secret spots
This experience captures a piece of the Philly culture and is lined up so that every stop is a hop and skip away from the next. With this tour we skip every line and pay no covers. It’s 5 of our favorite bars with a secret bar or speakeasy along the tour; That even people that live in the city don’t know about. We will have a few drinks at each stop and makes some friends along the way. Look forward to having a great time with you. If you need a day outside of our calendar, message us and we can come up with an arrangement.
Philly's Own Thrift Tour
Welcome to the Philly Thrift Tour: Imagine a walking tour where you get to stop and pick up magic along the way. Let’s take a walk with your favorite Thrift Sister, Style enthusiast and Sustainable fashion guru. Here you will learn about this city’s top thrift stores and the great sales that take place in these specific locations. This is a walking tour where you will not only get your steps in but take in the amazing day of being around like minded creatives who you can create life long relationships with. This 4 store experience will have your bags filled with gems and still enough money left to enjoy your time in the city. Through this experience I guarantee you will leave not only with a full bag but a full heart after meeting others as excited as you are for the passion to thrift. What you will get: ~Every tour will begin at noon and we will spend 45minutes to an hour in each store. ~You will get a walking tour map. ~You will get a store itinerary for each store stating the color sales etc. ~Styling Tips,Shopping assistance and help keeping you on a budget if needed. ~Whether you bring $5 or $500 expect to find magical gems. ~We will visit 3 Stores minimum. If time allows we will go to all 4 time flies when your shopping and having fun. ~This is a walking tour please dress comfortable. ~I can be found on IG: @theblazervault if you have any questions.
Learn to be a barista with a local coffee expert
I will welcome guests into an after-hours coffee shop. First, we will share our personal experience with coffee. We will take turns telling stories of the first time we had coffee, and what it means to us now. Then, we will learn about coffee! We will learn about different roasts, origins, and preparations. Each phase will include a tasting and discussion portion. Guests will leave with a new appreciation for coffee. They will know the basics to make/find their perfect cup!
The Black Journey- Philadelphia Black History Walking Tour
The tour will commence at the Independence Visitor's Center with an introduction to the topic of Black History during the colonial period. You will hear about the role that Black Americans played in the founding of the nation. The group will continue to the President’s House and hear about the 9 enslaved people who were held there. The group will hear about Martha Washington's handmaid who ran away to escape slavery. At the next stop you will see where The Fugitive Slave Act 1793 was passed. The next stop is Congo Square where people of African descent held celebrations. It is also a potter's field where free and enslaved Africans are still buried to this day. The next stop is Mother Bethel AME Church. There is where the African Methodist Episcopal Church was established and is the oldest piece of real estate owned by people of African descent in the United States. You will hear about the liberation of a woman whose owner attempted to abduct her back into slavery and the trial of her rescuers. You will also see the traditional sites of Independence Hall, liberty bell, Congress Hall, and much more Other things to note Masks are required. We will be walking approximately 1.5 miles for the tour on uneven and cobblestoned surfaces. Please wear comfortable and sturdy footwear. We will continue the tour during light rain.
Philadelphia Highlights Running Tour
Join me for a 4 mile run sprinkled with stories most Philadelphians don’t even know! Rather than feeling like a tourist, you’ll become a local weaving through the streets of Philly with me. In addition to being America's first capital and Ben Franklin’s hometown, did you know Philly invented the Cowboy Hat and Fast Food? We explore those little known facts and hundreds more. Most tours focus on colonial Old City - we cover that PLUS the rest of amazing Philly, all in just over an hour! I'll tie together the unique Philly story as we run through its 5 main squares and tap into common themes like freedom, inclusion, reinvention, pop culture and many American Firsts. Philly's beautiful, flat & straight streets are full of history - perfect for running tours! Whether you're here on vacation, business or even a local, there's no better way to learn about Philly while breaking a sweat! You'll walk away refreshed, and I guarantee what you learn will exceed your expectations! This tour is more fulfilling than running on a hotel treadmill and better than getting lost in the city alone. You'll receive a detailed map overview (PDF) of 50 sites from our run to help you explore further! Other things to note Great for groups! No penalty if you switch dates due to weather! Pace is a light jog. All runners welcome! No one left behind. Mile updates along way. No headphones needed. Bring a camera for pictures. Ask me questions! We break as needed for pictures and water.
In Depth Tarot Reading from an Oracle
**I am providing virtual readings for those who feel inclined to book this experience but still don’t feel comfortable with the pandemic conditions xoxo. Please go to https://ascendingsynergy.com to book your personal session. Peace and Abundance over you. *** For this experience, I will utilize the divinations of cartomancy and clairvoyance for your rooted message given to me by the divine. This healing session where I provide a tarot reading and Oracle Guidance on areas in your life you will like to receive confirmation and advice from! It is a very interactive experience and most of the time you’ll leave not only feeling “lighter” with a lot of information to consider but you’ll feel empowered and inspired! This is Great for Team Building, Groups and Teams! Please reach out to me to make a Team Bonding Experience for your groups :-)
Chef-Led Taste of the Italian Market Food Tour
Eat like a local - Enjoy a non-touristy-food tour that leaves you FULL. Cheeses, tortillas and pasta samples await you. Then it is on to pizza, feel free to bring a bottle of wine or beer - this is a BYOB restaurant. We finish off with a mini Italian cannoli and a cup of coffee or tea. Other things to note: If raining, please bring an umbrella, tour guide can provide disposable ponchos. Bring a cooler, if you plan on shopping, our guests receive a special discount. Wear comfortable shoes.
Incredible Yoga Trapeze on the Beach
An hour class of yoga trapeze - basic intro about breathing, introduction to the trapeze and going through practice piece by piece with full instructions before any move. We will connecting breath with yoga poses on the trapeze with the sound of the crushing waves leading towards 10min rest on the end of the class with famous cocoon. Other things to note An hour before the class no food no drink - water only. No body lotion - material is silky
Philadelphia's Underground Donut Tour
On this tour, you'll join me as we explore the city and food culture through the medium of donuts. You'll learn history of Philadelphia, each donut location, how they fit into the larger food scene, as well as try some amazing donuts. We start from Federal Donuts on South and 6th Street where we'll try some hot and fresh donuts along with their seasonal flavors. We'll then move on to Dotties Donuts where we try the vegan donuts you'll have no idea are even vegan. Next we'll stop by Sweet Charlies for a sweet surprise you won't believe. And lastly, we end at Reading Terminal Market to try Beilers - some of the best classic donuts around. Throughout the tour, we'll sprinkle in history, humor and fun facts regarding Philadelphia. Please come hungry. On Sunday's we take a slightly different route, but pretty close to the one listed above. Other things to note We cannot accommodate gluten free or vegan diets, YET!
Discovering Colonial Philadelphia
Every building has a story to tell, from the materials, technology, and styles favored when it was constructed, to the people who designed, built, lived and worked there. Events of historic proportion take place in and around buildings as well. Come with me on this journey to discover all the secrets each building on our tour is waiting to tell us. We will be walking through Old City, visiting the oldest continuously inhabited residential street in the United States, and seeing the same buildings the Founding Fathers worked and worshiped in. Whether your interest is architecture, American History, visiting the places where Ben Franklin and George Washington lived and worked, or humming a tune from the Hamilton play as we experience Philadelphia as the Capitol of the United States, this tour is for you! This tour is also great for groups, teams and team building! Other things to note Bring cameras as there is much to photograph. Snacks that you like are good to have, or there are plenty of stores along the way. A hat and comfortable shoes are also a good idea to wear.
Flavors of Philly Food Tour
Eat like a local on this Philadelphia-themed tour. Enjoy Philly favorites like cheesesteaks and tomato pie while learning about the history of how some of these iconic foods came to be. This flavorful and entertaining 2.5 hour tour takes place in the heart of Philadelphia. With 5 local stops, taste classic Philly eats like cheesesteaks and cheese whiz fries, tomato pie, soft pretzels, and two sweet treats from the world-famous Reading Terminal Market. This one-of-a-kind tasting experience brings you to where the locals really eat: low-key, no frills, independently-owned gems that share the uniquely unpretentious vibe of the city. In addition to some first-class sightseeing, you’ll visit an authentic mom-and-pop pizzeria, a soft pretzel bakery, the historic Reading Terminal Market, and much more. This tour finishes 6 blocks (11-minute walk) from the starting location. This is the best tour to enjoy Philly's unique food culture and history.
Historic Happy Hour Food Tour
Feast your eyes on Philadelphia's most iconic spots during our Historic Food Tour. Take your taste buds back in time with a modernized twist on classic revolutionary war foods and drinks. This tour will take you to a handful must-see locations for visitors and natives alike, while hearing stories and learning interesting facts from our knowledgeable guides. Be prepared to arrive hungry, leave tipsy, and be in-the-know about Philadelphia’s rich history. We will serve you food, drinks, sweets, Ben Franklin, the Liberty Bell, and much more!
Conquer the Steps: Rocky Running Tour
Join me for a 4 mile run sprinkled with Rocky and Philly stories most locals don’t even know! You’ll become a local champ weaving through the Italian Market streets of Philly with me. And we’ll cap it off with a run up the famous Art Museum Steps. In addition to being the home of the Rocky films, did you know Philly invented the Cowboy Hat and Fast Food? We explore those little known facts and hundreds more. We cover a large part of Philly with a focus on Rocky, all in just over an hour! I'll tie together the unique Philly story as we run through its Colonial Old City, South Philly, and its Commercial Center. We tap into themes like freedom, the underdog story, and many American Firsts. Philly's beautiful, flat & straight streets are full of sites - perfect for running tours! Whether you're here on vacation, business or even a local, there's no better way to learn about Philly while breaking a sweat! You'll walk away refreshed, and your expectations will be exceeded! This tour is more fulfilling than running on a hotel treadmill and better than getting lost in the city alone. You'll receive a detailed map overview (PDF) of 50 sites from our run to help you explore further! Other things to note Great for groups! No penalty if you switch dates due to weather! Pace is a light jog. All runners welcome! No one left behind. Mile updates along way. No headphones needed. Bring a camera for pictures. Ask me questions! We break as needed for pictures and water.
Philly's Favorite Foods Tour
You'll eat your way through Philadelphia's greatest foods on this filling tour! We'll start inside the iconic Reading Terminal Market, where Philly classics like fresh soft pretzels and scrapple can be paired with international tastes like Italian cannolis. You'll savor the one and only Philly cheesesteak - a local favorite that has inspired imitators around the world. Then, we'll head to trendy Sansom Street and discover Philly food innovations like creamy vegan shakes, locally-sourced mushroom pizza, and lick-the-bowl-clean New World hummus made from Old World recipes. You'll also get a chance to sip on Fair Trade coffee at a fast-growing local start-up; one of many examples of Philly's social consciousness and move towards environmental sustainability. If you want the best of Philly's foodie scene - this is the tour for you! If you would like to book this tour for a private group, please message us directly for more information.