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Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas from Roaming Historian

It is a jubilant time of year as people around the globe celebrate a host of holidays. At Roaming Historian, we are enjoying Christmas festivities and commemorating the birth of Christ. Christmas is just one of the many celebrations being held throughout the world though. I love seeing the various ways people engage in revelry.… Continue reading Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas from Roaming Historian

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Top Travel Gifts for 2017

You can’t miss the holiday gift-giving marketing blitz that seemed to start before we had even put up our Halloween decorations. Retailers everywhere blasting us with ads boasting the top trends, technologies, and toys that we need to purchase for our loved ones. You likely have many ideas of what you want to purchase for… Continue reading Top Travel Gifts for 2017

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Fourteen Awesome Gift Ideas (Starting Below $5)

Giving gifts brings me pure joy. I love seeing a look of excitement on a person’s face when they open a gift from me that tickles their fancy. Getting the ideal gift for a traveler, however, can be tricky. What a traveler wants is often a matter of taste. I find luggage to be an… Continue reading Fourteen Awesome Gift Ideas (Starting Below $5)

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Happy Holidays!

To bring a little holiday cheer to your family from the Roaming Historian family, I thought I would share photos from our visit to Bronner's Christmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, Michigan. At the end of the Second World War, Wally Bronner started a sign-painting business that would eventually grow to be the world's largest Christmas store.… Continue reading Happy Holidays!

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Prof Amy French is now the Roaming Historian!

Travel Through History with Prof Amy French is now the Roaming Historian!!! In order to better reflect my dual lives as a travel blogger and professional historian, I have changed the name of my website and social media accounts to the Roaming Historian. The new website is: roaminghistorian.com (but don't worry if you are still… Continue reading Prof Amy French is now the Roaming Historian!