• Sulmona: My Favorite City in Italy

    One of the greatest experiences of my life was traveling to Italy in 2006 where I visited Rome, Florence, and my relatives in Sulmona, which is in the province of Abruzzo. Anyone who has ever visited Italy can attest it is the experience of a lifetime. The sights and sounds, along with the food and the history, make Italy truly amazing. Plutarch said, “Il bel paese che gli Apennini dividono e le Alpi e il mare circondano,” or “the beautiful country that the Apennines divide and the Alps and sea surround.” That couldn’t be more true.

    Marc Grandinetti October 26, 2017
  • Bridges of Beaver County

    This article is brought to you by our friends at Beaver County Auto. Click here to visit them on Facebook. One of the many nicknames for Pittsburgh is the “City of Bridges.” This makes sense, due to the fact that downtown sits at the confluence of three rivers, which nearly 30 bridges cross. Pittsburgh isn’t the only place for […]

    Lauren Walker March 7, 2017
  • Top 5 Vacation Destinations for 2017

    The winter doldrums are in full swing. Even though it’s early February, it’s not too early to start thinking about your summer vacation plans. I recently spoke with Jeff Meehan, owner of PCR Travel in Center Township, about his top five travel destinations for 2017, three of which are in the Caribbean and two in […]

    Marc Grandinetti February 7, 2017
  • Weekend Getaway: A Culinary Adventure in Chicago

    So Mrs. YBC and I spent the past weekend in Chicago. Our primary objective for this trip was to see Billy Joel at Wrigley Field, which was absolutely fantastic. But our secondary objective was equally amazing…and that was investigating as many local eateries as we possibly could over the three days we spent there.

    Andrew Selby August 31, 2016
  • Escaping Beaver County: Ditching the Cold for a Week in Key West

    We decided that a week in Key West would be exactly what we were looking for this year, and after experiencing the southernmost city for myself first-hand, I can definitely say that this is an awesome option for anyone looking to get away from the cold for a few days this winter.

    Andrew Selby January 30, 2016
  • Weekend Getaway: Deep Creek Lake, Maryland

    Abby and her husband recently spend a weekend in Deep Creek, Maryland and absolutely loved it. Located only 2.5 hours from Beaver County, this spot is a perfect weekend getaway just about any time of year!

    Abby Baker November 7, 2015
  • PCR Travel Agency: Are You Ready for a Vacation?

    Summer is right around the corner. We’ve waited months to indulge in the sun, dip our toes in the sand, and hit our favorite destinations. If you haven’t booked your summer vacation, then it’s time to start thinking about where you want to go. One of the leading experts in the travel industry is PCR […]

    Marc Grandinetti May 1, 2015