Christmas in Syracuse snowmen
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites

Christmas in Syracuse

Post originally published on December 7, 2017. Updated and republished on December 7, 2018. Christmas season is definitely one of the best times in the year. A time to be home with friends and family and celebrating with decorations and food! Every town, city, and village has their own traditions for the holiday season, and… Continue reading Christmas in Syracuse

Pumpkin Farm
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites

Syracuse Gets Spooky: The Best Haunted Houses in CNY

It's no secret that fall is my favorite season in central New York, and probably why I love living here so much. In addition to the beautiful fall foliage, apple picking, craft fairs, and fall festivals, there are so many things to do to celebrate Halloween! And Halloween happens to be a favorite holiday for… Continue reading Syracuse Gets Spooky: The Best Haunted Houses in CNY

Cayuga Lake - Buttonwood Grove Winery
Day Trip, Special Events, Travel Guides

Exploring the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

New York State is home to so many landmarks- both historical and natural. It’s more than just the biggest city in the US and it’s the reason I love living here. One of my favorite regions in New York has to be the Finger Lakes region. Full of lakes, waterfalls, parks, wineries, and breweries, you… Continue reading Exploring the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Queensland Flooding Travel Fail
Travel Guides

Just My Luck – More of My Travel Fails Around the World

I hope you've enjoyed reading my travel horror story and the collaboration of travel blogger fails that I've recently posted. Today I bring you the last part of the series, a collection of my travel fails from around the globe. I've come to think that sometimes I'm cursed with bad travel luck, but I've learned… Continue reading Just My Luck – More of My Travel Fails Around the World

Empire Farm Brewery 2
Syracuse Favorites

Syracuse Brewery Tour

The craft beer industry has taken the world by storm, and Syracuse has been no stranger to this. In the past few years, we have seen several new breweries pop up around town. So I thought it would be appropriate to give you the rundown of each of them so you can plan your own… Continue reading Syracuse Brewery Tour

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

NYC Rockefeller Center - Christmas in New York City
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A Classic Christmas in New York City

Ahhhh Christmas in New York City. It doesn’t get much more iconic than that. From the lighting of the tree in Rockefeller Center to the appearance in so many Christmas movies to the dropping of the ball on New Year’s Eve in Times Square, there is something magical about New York that symbolizes the holiday… Continue reading A Classic Christmas in New York City

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

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