Bully Hill Vineyard: Grapes, greenery, and a very famous goat

The Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is an interesting place – particularly if you like wine. The area is a big spot for wine production, though many people mistakenly believe that Napa Valley, California the only place in the US producing vino. We settled on Hammondsport for a quick family vacation because it […]

Announcement: My Next BIG Trip

Just a heads up that this post contains affiliate links. See Below for more info! After a lot of thinking, I’ve decided that I’m going on my next trip starting today (July 6, 2017). I know – it’s short notice and I haven’t done any prep work at all, but it just felt like the […]

What You See When You Walk: London

I’m far too stubborn to regularly take public transit in a new place. I silence my inner realist, and favor the voice that says “two miles isn’t that far — and think of all the stuff you’ll see on the way!” Though my feet may  disagree, I nearly always side with the voice that tells […]

7 Items for Every Traveler’s Day Bag

If I’m exploring a new place, especially if I’m pressed for time, when I leave my accommodation – I’m leaving for the whole day. This is particularly true if I’m on a super-tight budget I’ll walk between each site or activity. I mean, I usually walk (even if I’ve got a little extra $$ to […]