Holiday Train Show at the Botanical Garden, New York City

The holidays may be over, but you can still hang on to those festive feelings with a trip to the New York Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show.  Each year the creators assemble together a month and a half long extravagant feast for the eyes that appeals to all ages from the young to old.  Intricately … Continue reading Holiday Train Show at the Botanical Garden, New York City

Waterloo Village, New Jersey

There is just something mystifying about the woods during Fall that always make me want to seek out time away from the city to go exploring. That was what led to the discovery of this old abandoned town known as Waterloo Village.  A small historical site that still stands quietly amidst the ever changing landscapes … Continue reading Waterloo Village, New Jersey

Maha’ulepu Heritage Trail, Kauai

Truly a hiker's oasis, Kauai seems to be filled with so many beautiful trails that if you were to try and venture on one a day every day, for a month, you would still not have tackled them all.  The best part is no one trail is the same as the other so every hike … Continue reading Maha’ulepu Heritage Trail, Kauai

Kauai, Hawaii

Often times, when deciding on a travel destination, it's best to choose places not typically mentioned and be treated to wonderful surprises when you get there.  Before setting my sights on Kauai I did not imagine experiencing such a diverse terrain of changing landcapes, going from varying beaches one moment to lush exotic jungles in … Continue reading Kauai, Hawaii

The Golden Circle, Iceland

One of the most magical experiences you can have in Iceland would have to be going on a road trip along Route 1 or the Ring Road.   During the warmer months when weather conditions allow, you are able to circle the entire island.  And it's guaranteed that the journey will be filled with picturesque … Continue reading The Golden Circle, Iceland

Tammany Trail, Delaware

This is going to be the first of a series that I am planning to post.  If you are a fan of being in the natural outdoors and love hiking, then come along as I take us through the sights.  Over the next few weeks I will be bringing to you photo diaries of the various hiking … Continue reading Tammany Trail, Delaware

The Blue Lagoon, Iceland

It always pays to make friends with the locals whenever you are visiting foreign places.  That was exactly how my visit to the Blue Lagoon was made a touch more delightful. This outdoor, manmade lagoon is one of the most visited attractions within Iceland.  So much so that you don't even need to make a … Continue reading The Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Paris by Night, France

In light of recent events, this is a simple Paris appreciation post dedicated to the romantic and elegant atmosphere of this enigmatic city of France.  I only had a short visit here with not many chances to explore, but the time and parts that I did get to see, were magnificent. Strolling along the banks of the … Continue reading Paris by Night, France

Reykjavik, Iceland

Oh Iceland... despite an unpleasant send off by getting patted down from airport security for being a person of interest, I still heart you as one of my favorite countries to visit. More on that later if you are interested. I am starting off in the city of Reykjavik where its amazing food and friendly people are a nice … Continue reading Reykjavik, Iceland

Watkins Glen, New York : Watkins Glen State Park

As stated on the park's website description "spellbound" is exactly how you would feel as you proceed deeper into the gorge trail, until you reach its climax point called "Rainbow Bridge", then you have to stop and wonder if you might have somehow been magically transported into a setting of Rivendell. Watkins Glen Park is located … Continue reading Watkins Glen, New York : Watkins Glen State Park