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Philadelphia here we come

3rd November 2018 - 1:25pm

About to ascend to the 57th floor

About to ascend to the 57th floor

Jacinta Mc Glynn (Senior Reporter Travelbiz) reports from the Visit USA Aer Lingus Fam to Philadelphia and more.


Courtesy of Aer Lingus, our direct flight from Dublin to Philadelphia wings us across the Atlantic on to take up an amazing itinerary on US soil. Jacinta Mc Glynn (Senior Reporter Travelbiz) joins the merry band, led by Tony Lane (Executive Director of Visit USA Ireland). Our hosts for the trip – Aer Lingus, Capitol Region USA and Discover Philadelphia – have laid on generous and exciting tours, so be sure to stay with us as we explore and enjoy several States, great personalities and different cultures.


We set off on a high note from 51st & Green in Terminal 2 and from our comfortable base in Philadelphia, Hampton Inn City Center, we hit another high point. Literally! The 57th floor of One Liberty Observation deck offers unparalleled views of the city lights, then we head to El Rey, a Mexican diner. Well, eat my sombrero! Jugs of margaritas, enchiladas, tortillas and salsa disappeared like a flash flood. Check in for photo opportunities at the Rocky steps tomorrow. Eyes peeled for Stallone.

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About to ascend to the 57th floor
Philadelphia here we come! Dublin airport check-in for our Aer Lingus flight at T2
Philadelphia at night
Wendy, Sheryl, Jenny, Tony and Linda posing in downtown Philadelphia
Street art in Philadelphia
Does what it says on the tin!
Guess who?
The happy campers on the 57th floor!
Home of the Philadelphia Eagles. Go Grego!
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