Belize
Travel Plans

Spices & Temples in Belize: Western Caribbean Day 2

Our second port on our cruise was at Harvest Caye, Belize. (Read about the first port, Roatan Bay, Honduras!) Harvest Caye is actually a private island owned by Norwegian Cruise Line, but is a popular new port! Since we wanted to try different experiences at each port, this time we pre-booked an excursion through the… Continue reading Spices & Temples in Belize: Western Caribbean Day 2

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Weekend Getaway

Sleepy Hollow: More Than A Legend

Just like Salem was on my travel list for years, so was Sleepy Hollow. The classic tale turned movie by George Washington Irving has always been a favorite of mine, and I was always intrigued to visit the town of inspiration! Slightly north of Sleepy Hollow is Croton-on-Hudson, home to The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze.… Continue reading Sleepy Hollow: More Than A Legend

Salem Witch House
Special Events, Weekend Getaway

​Visiting Salem on Halloween Weekend: The Good & The Bad

One of the top items on my bucket list for years has been to visit Salem, Massachusetts, particularly around Halloween. I’m a HUGE fan of the movie Hocus Pocus (I mean, who isn’t?), loved The Crucible, and find the history of the witch trials to be fascinating. So, Salem was a dream for me. And… Continue reading ​Visiting Salem on Halloween Weekend: The Good & The Bad

Washington Monument
Travel Plans

The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Hey it's Wanderlust Wednesday again! This week we are looking at the free things you can find to do no matter where you go! Sometimes the freebies are not just budget-friendly, but they are also the best way to get to know a place and its history. Visit the local library Libraries are free to… Continue reading The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Sunset on Onondaga Lake
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

Life Along the Lake – A Liverpool Bucket List

It’s time for another Central New York highlight; this time we’re looking at Liverpool. Frankly, Liverpool is my favorite suburb of Syracuse because of how much it has to offer. So, I’ve put together a fun bucket list of all of the great things you need to do/try/experience in the village that shares its name with the much… Continue reading Life Along the Lake – A Liverpool Bucket List

Fells Harbor
Travel Plans, Weekend Getaway

Fall In Love With Fells

Fells Point is a national historic district in the harbor of Baltimore. With so much charm and local flare, this neighborhood is a must-see if you are ever in Baltimore! If you're lucky, you may even get to experience the Fells Point Fun Festival.

Independence Hall
Travel Plans, Weekend Getaway

Philly is for Freedom: Exploring Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia is a city steeped in history, and is a perfect weekend getaway for history buffs, foodies, and families!

Notre Dame - Montreal
Travel Plans, Weekend Getaway

Montreal, Mon Amour

Montreal has so much to offer, from historic streets and buildings, to incredible indoor wildlife, great food and craft beer, and an Olympic park. Learn what you need to know and then spend a weekend there to experience the best they have to offer.

Rochester Campus
Day Trip, Travel Plans

History for Free in Rochester

Looking for something free, but interesting to do in a new city? Check out their college campus(es) and cemeteries! They are full of old buildings, history, and beautiful gardens.

Scarlett Oharas - St Augustine
Travel Plans, Weekend Getaway

St. Augustine’s Haunts

St. Augustine, while home to the Fountain of Youth, is also home to a rich and haunting history. If this city isn't on your bucket list now, it better be soon!