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Best Winery in New Jersey: Sky Acres Winery

Best Winery in New Jersey: Sky Acres Winery

Recently, on a day trip to Somerset County, New Jersey, I had the special opportunity to learn about the one-of-a-kind operation that is Sky Acres Winery in Bedminster, recently named the best winery in New Jersey 2018. Sky Acres’ annual Open House is coming up […]

Visiting Duke Farms in the Heart of New Jersey

Visiting Duke Farms in the Heart of New Jersey

If you live in the Northeast U.S. or are just passing through, visiting Duke Farms in Somerset County – “the heart of New Jersey” – should be on your list! There are 1,000 protected acres you can explore for free all year round.

One Day in Newport Beach: the Best Things to Do

One Day in Newport Beach: the Best Things to Do

I was only able to spend one day in Newport Beach during my trip to California in May, but I squeezed a lot in! Here are my recommendations of the best things to do based on my itinerary as well as where to stay.

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island Review: Peaceful Retreat

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island Review: Peaceful Retreat

This is my Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island review. Erin of 10 Miles Behind Me and I stayed at this peaceful oceanfront hotel on Jekyll Island, Georgia, for two nights this fall.

NYC Urban Adventures Tour Review: History through Food

NYC Urban Adventures Tour Review: History through Food

Here is my NYC Urban Adventures tour review. I spent a January morning learning about the immigrant experience in three lower Manhattan neighborhoods on “Tenements, Tales, and Tastes” when I was in New York City for IMM and The New York Times Travel Festival.

Asbury Park Inn Review: Luxury on the Jersey Shore

Asbury Park Inn Review: Luxury on the Jersey Shore

Here is my Asbury Park Inn review. I stayed at this historic Asbury Park, New Jersey, bed and breakfast during my weekend on the Jersey Shore with Erin of 10 Miles Behind Me. 

Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Review: Lake Placid

Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Review: Lake Placid

Here is my Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort review. I stayed at the Lake Placid, New York, eco-lodge in early September.

A Weekend in Indianapolis: Good Brews and Fresh Food

A Weekend in Indianapolis: Good Brews and Fresh Food

Are you looking for the best places to eat and drink in Indianapolis? Here is a roundup of the bars, breweries and restaurants I discovered during my June trip.

13 Photos that Will Make You Want to Visit the Hôtel de Glace this Winter

13 Photos that Will Make You Want to Visit the Hôtel de Glace this Winter

Sure, you’ll have the “Frozen” soundtrack stuck in your head the whole time, but if the cold doesn’t bother you, then a winter-time visit to the Hôtel de Glace north of Québec City – the only ice hotel in the Americas – is a must. Here’s why:

How to Spend a Perfect 48 Hours in Québec City

How to Spend a Perfect 48 Hours in Québec City

Here’s everything to see, do and eat in order to spend a perfect 48 hours in Quebec City any time of year!   Because I love all things French, I have always wanted to visit Quebec City. Only two weeks after my friend Fiona of Gourmet […]