Watkins Glen, NY

A few weeks ago a couple of friends and I went down to Watkins Glen to visit the state park.  The last time I was there was in 2008 (which is when I took the cover photo), so it had been a while.  It was actually a nice day out for once (the summer up … Continue reading Watkins Glen, NY


Buffalo Flavored Zucchini Boats

Looking for a quick and easy dinner for tonight?  Look no further! Weeks ago I was looking for a quick and healthy-ish dinner to make.  I had a bag of zucchini I had picked up at the local farmers market a couple days prior.  I looked up zucchini boat recipes and settled on buffalo chicken. … Continue reading Buffalo Flavored Zucchini Boats

Madison-Bouckville Antique Week

Last week I went to the Madison-Bouckville Antique Week.  It ran from August 14-20.  I have never been before.  I've been trying to do more and explore more locally.  Upstate New York has a lot to offer.  There is more to this state than just the City. It was a warm and sunny day, which … Continue reading Madison-Bouckville Antique Week

Hostels vs. Hotels

How do you choose between a hostel, hotel, guesthouse, or B&B? Chances are, if you have traveled abroad, you have asked yourself this very question.  You may factor in price, location, and your age.  So, what are the big differences between you options for accommodations and how do you choose what's right for you? Hotels … Continue reading Hostels vs. Hotels

The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are located on Ireland's west coast, in a area called the Burren in County Clare.  Burren means "great rock" and this area is packed full of limestone.  You will see many pictures with limestone throughout this post. I booked my day trip with Lally Tours out of Galway.  It cost me … Continue reading The Cliffs of Moher