Hiking in Gorgeous Treman State Park

Robert H. Treman State Park in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is positively gorge-ous (pun intended). The park’s moderately challenging 5 mile round trip hike takes you through the gorge & up to the top of the gorge rim. One of the highlights of the hike is the natural swimming hole – complete […]

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Travel Experiences to Add to Your Next Itinerary

The other day, as B & I hiked through the woods, we were discussing our favorite travel experiences. It was really hard to narrow down all the amazing things of my last 33 years to just a few. After further thought, I realized that many of my favorite experiences fall into a few different buckets. […]

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Seneca Lake Wineries & Breweries

During our recent visit to the Finger Lakes, we decided to hit up a few Seneca Lake vineyards & breweries that we hadn’t previously visited. Seneca Lake has a rather famous wine trail, but the brewers are quickly catching up with high quality beer featuring the same jaw-dropping views as the vineyards. Note that many of these […]

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Finger Lakes Getaway

We’re back from our annual Labor Day getaway to the Finger Lakes & I think I’ve somehow fallen further in love with this picturesque, incredibly chill region of upstate New York. Our jaunt up to Seneca Lake came right at the perfect time – we really needed a break.   We stayed in a lake […]

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FriFotos: Coffee

I literally squealed with delight when I heard this week’s #FriFotos theme. After all, if there’s one thing I know, it’s coffee! I was stunned at how many photos I have of coffees I’ve drank around the world… here are just a few of my favorite spots. You might also like… FriFotos: The Best FriFotos: […]

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7 Mistakes DC Visitors Make – & How to Avoid Them

We’re wrapping up another summer tourist season here in Washington, D.C. & entering into the second most dreaded time of year: the influx of school groups. I’ve lived in America’s capital for over 10 years now & have firmly planted my roots as a settled Washingtonian (or that’s what my mortgage company tells me). I’ve had […]

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48 Hours in Watkins Glen, NY

This week we embark on our annual Labor Day weekend trip to the Finger Lakes region of New York. We’ll be staying on the east side of Seneca Lake again this year (east side is a must to see the gorgeous sunsets!), in a small cabin just down the road from where we stayed last […]

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FriFotos: Canada

When I heard this week’s #FriFotos theme was Canada, I literally squealed out loud. I love me some Canada! What is there not to love, really? Our neighbors to the north are some of the most genuinely kind, polite, wonderful people I’ve ever met during my travels. Their country is drop dead gorgeous. One of […]

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