The Good in 2017

I think that we can all agree that 2017 has been…. a year. I’m only peripherally aware of how the year has played out for countries other than the US since there has been just so much to focus on at home. Even though I had to keep my travel to a minimum, a lot […]

Hometown Tourism: Commuting can be exploring, too

I love hometown tourism. Given that days are kept at a very limiting 24-hours, and I’m physically unable to add a third job to the roster to help fund my travel addiction; exploring all the corners of Boston has become not only a hobby, but also a deeply necessary coping mechanism. When I learned about […]

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 […]