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Motorcycle Rental in Nice, France

Motorcycle Rental in Nice, France

Renting Motorcycles with Elite Rent a Bike Driving in downtown Nice is crazy. The roadwork, the bus lanes, the unending intersections, the traffic! But head north out of the city, beyond the poor roads and bumper to bumper traffic, and you’ll find yourself in the […]

Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls, NY

Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls, NY

It was the Rockwell Kent Exhibit at the Hyde Collection that brought us to Glens Falls. The planning started as a day trip, but that all changed when, in researching lunch options near the museum, we learned about the Queensbury Hotel. According to their website, […]

Carrieres de Lumieres (Les Baux de Provence, France)

Carrieres de Lumieres (Les Baux de Provence, France)

It was while planning a trip to the south of France that I remembered watching a stunning video on Facebook about an immersive art exhibit near Provence. After a little searching, I found the short video on YouTube. It was as etherial and hypnotic as I […]

Favorite Big Breakfast: Brio’s in Phoenicia

Favorite Big Breakfast: Brio’s in Phoenicia

Big Breakfast: A Perfect Omelette, Home Fries and Toast Quantity is far from my number one criteria for a good meal, but sometimes there’s nothing like a big breakfast. My favorite big breakfast of all is a spinach and feta cheese omelette with home fries […]

The Phoenicia Diner

The Phoenicia Diner

Classic Diner Fare Prepared with Fresh, Local Ingredients If you appreciate simple American diner fare made with high-quality, local ingredients, then put the Phoenicia Diner on your To Do list. It is a dream. The Phoenicia Diner is exceptional in many ways. The view. Every window, every […]

Tanpopo – Ramen and Sake Bar

Tanpopo – Ramen and Sake Bar

Tanpopo in Albany, NY Tanpopo is a tiny Asian noodle restaurant in downtown Albany, on the North Side. The wide, treeless city block is home to large charmless buildings on huge asphalt lots. It’s a typical warehouse district. Unlike its surroundings, Tanpopo itself is steeped […]

Tips For Your First Visit to Boston, Massachusetts

Tips For Your First Visit to Boston, Massachusetts

You can learn things the hard way, or you can learn from others mistakes. Our most recent trip to Boston, Massachusetts had a number of “If only I’d known” moments. Parking At Faneuil Hall Parking in and around Faneuil Hall can be tricky. The simplest […]

The Corner Grille in Worcester, Massachusetts

The Corner Grille in Worcester, Massachusetts

About 1 hour outside Boston, in the sleepy city of Worcester, Massachusetts, is the most amazing little restaurant. This unassuming store front is the height of local. It’s a no frills, hole in the wall. But the pizza, oh the pizza. The Corner Grille’s own […]

The Hanna-Barbera Exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum

The Hanna-Barbera Exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum

HANNA-BARBERA: The Architects Of Saturday Morning My husband is rarely the one to initiate a museum visit, but when he does it’s usually to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Lenox, MA. While neither he nor I are particularly drawn to Rockwell’s own work, we support the […]

Riverview Café in Stuyvesant, NY

Riverview Café in Stuyvesant, NY

Tucked away in sleepy Stuyvesant, NY, the Riverview Café sits just 250 feet from the shoreline of the Hudson River. One step inside and you’ll forget the crazy parking and high speed railroad tracks outside. The real show is what’s happening in the restaurant. Over the years, […]

Metro-North: Grand Central to Poughkeepsie

Metro-North: Grand Central to Poughkeepsie

Traveling by train from New York City to the Hudson Valley The pictures in this slideshow were taken Sunday, January 8, 2017 between 11:00am and 1:00pm on Metro-North’s Hudson Line. Snow had fallen the previous day so the branches, buildings, and bridges were covered in a […]

Murray’s in Tivoli, NY: The Best Cup of Coffee

Murray’s in Tivoli, NY: The Best Cup of Coffee

Murray’s Tivoli There’s so much good food around these days. It’s getting harder and harder to distinguish between each of the fabulous farm to table restaurants that have cropped up all over our area of the Hudson Valley. There’s a cool little place in Tivoli, […]

Blue Bee Café in Delhi, NY

Blue Bee Café in Delhi, NY

Riding through the Catskill Mountains to Binghamton, NY, we are in search of a simple lunch spot. Yelp rates the Blue Bee Café as the best lunch in Delhi, so we check it out. Parking on Main Street, we see the café right away. It’s a classic storefront in […]

The Brain Cloud at Barbés

The Brain Cloud at Barbés

It all started when my husband gave me the CD “Dennis Lichtman’s Brain Cloud featuring Tamar Korn” as a stocking stuffer. He ordered it off on my Amazon wishlist, but I could’t remember why it was there. After a good laugh, we listened to the […]

Pelforth Brune

Pelforth Brune

Available just about everywhere, but here We are lucky, in America, to have so many of the world’s finest foods available to us. From big chain supermarkets to specialty stores, it seems as if there isn’t much you can’t find. Then you travel and discover […]

Russ and Daughters Cafe

Russ and Daughters Cafe

Real NYC bagels with fine smoked salmon In the city for one night meant just one opportunity for breakfast: a real New York bagel was the holy grail. Russ and Daughters Cafe, located at 127 Orchard Street on the lower east side of Manhattan, came highly recommended […]

The High Line

The High Line

New York City’s extraordinary public space Running above the streets of Manhattan’s West Side is The High Line, an elevated railway line that has been transformed into a lush, parklike public space that stretches for 1.45 miles, from West 45th Street to the north to Gansevoorst Street to […]

Fallingwater

Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterful achievement About 45 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, PA, in the rural and wooded Mill Run, is the stunning Fallingwater. When this home was built, between 1936 and 1939, it instantly became famous. One visit to the site it is clear why so many people […]



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