One day I was thinking about my list of traveling experiences, and I realized that I had been to every state on the east coast, except Connecticut and Rhode Island. This can’t happen! They are practically New York’s neighbors. So I began planning an overnight trip that would include visiting both states. Initially, this trip was a […]
Hey everyone! Any suggestions on small towns or places to visit in NYS?
Sharon Springs had beckoned me for a while. My parents visited a few years back and talked up the unique shops and delicious food. That is all I needed to hear to draw me in! I suggested this day trip to my friend Melinda, who gladly agreed to join me on this small town adventure. Brief […]
Last summer the opportunity came about to travel to San Francisco for NCCEP’s National GEAR UP Conference as part of my previous job. I had been to San Francisco twice before, but this time I wanted to go all out and visit neighboring cities. I decided to take off early for San Fran, rent a car and take a scenic […]
As part of my small town NYS adventure series, the first spot goes to Little Falls, NY. I have been to Little Falls only a handful of times and all for different reasons. Little Falls is a quaint little city that sits above the Mohawk River, filled with shops and eateries. While I haven’t explored all that […]
What many people don’t realize is that there is a state attached to New York City. In the state are other metropolises (big and small), beautiful lakes and state parks, the Fingerlakes wine region, the lesser exciting side of Niagara Falls, the Thousand Islands, the Catskill Mountains, part of the Appalachian Mountains and the Adirondack Mountains, just to […]
What to do when visiting Toronto for 24 hours? Craft beers and concerts! This trip was a surprise Christmas present from me to my fiancé. Jess, my fiancé (yes we have the same name), is a HUGE Pink Floyd fan. So when I heard David Gilmour (PF’s lead guitarist) was doing a very rare tour semi-close to home, […]
Costa Rica Fun Facts Costa Ricans live by the motto “Pura Vida” which translates to “Pure Life”. This is often used as a greeting or farewell. My fiancé and I stayed on the west coast in Guanacaste, which is a town named after the Guanacaste trees that make up a lot of the topography of that region. […]