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Updated on: 04/29/19As avid travelers, we've done our fair share of overnight stays in hostels- from $3 hole-in-the-walls in central China to high-end lodge-esque accommodations dedicated to hikers in Patagonia. Whenever we need to travel economically, we look toward shared dorms and private rooms at hostels in order to meet our travel goals. Booking.com One thing that always bothered me about the Pittsburgh hotel scene is that...

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Updated on: 04/12/19It doesn't get more traditional than Piazza Talarico in Lawrenceville. This family-owned Italian spot serves up Southern Italian food including homemade pizzas, pasta, and more in a cozy little space. Booking.com The best part? They also make their own wine and offer it on tap or by the bottle to go! Piazza Talarico Is Family Italian Done Right You've likely driven by Piazza Talarico before and not even noticed it....

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Updated on: 04/11/19It is a rare event on Discover the Burgh for us to feature a national chain, but every so often we will make an exception if it is interesting and somewhat unique among what is available in the area. Booking.com When I was invited into Fogo de Chao in downtown to try out their menu of all-you-can-eat meat as part of a local media event, it was one such exception.  It is time for more churasscaria in...

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Updated on: 03/25/19As the cold of winter begins to leave Pittsburgh, there is one thing we always look forward to in order to ring in the start of spring – Phipps Conservatory's Spring Flower Show! Booking.com 2019's Spring Flower Show has the theme “Gardens of the Rainbow” and highlights the colors of the rainbow as well as other unique aspects of color theory- making this one of the most vibrant shows in recent...

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Updated on: 03/22/19Any time I think of Mars, PA, it is almost always in tandem with at least one Martian reference of some sort. Booking.com As such, I wasn't too surprised to find out that Mars hosts a semi-annual Mars New Year celebration to honor the planet's roughly 687-Earth day revolution around the sun.  While the actual three-day festivity is taking place a few months after the official new year (which occurs...

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Updated on: 04/5/19When it comes to downtown Pittsburgh hotels, we have quite a few with each having their own unique features. Booking.com We didn't know much about the Drury Plaza Hotel, located just a few blocks from the convention center, but when we were invited out for a review we were excited all the same. As we quickly found out, this one has comfortable rooms and some pretty awesome on-site perks! Modern Rooms with Pittsburgh...

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