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

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

Alsace, France : Colmar & Eguisheim

Charming villages that make you feel like you've just stepped straight into Disney's Beauty and the Beast and compelled to belt out the chorus of Belle.  As that is one of my all time favorite Disney movies, it's no wonder that these were the first thoughts that came into my mind while I explored this Northeastern region … Continue reading Alsace, France : Colmar & Eguisheim

Carmel, New York : Chuang Yen Monastery

An absolute sense of calmness and serenity envelope your body the minute you set yourself onto its ground.  There is a quietness to its surrounding that makes it seems sacred but still inviting.  One does not have to be of a specific faith to visit Chuang Yen Monastery as proven by its melting pot of … Continue reading Carmel, New York : Chuang Yen Monastery

Boston, Massachusetts : City Highlights

No matter where you walk, every corner is a whole different experience from the last.  That is the beauty of Boston. It took about 4 hours on a bus ride from Grand Central Station up to Boston.  This was a mini weekend trip that I did a few years ago.  Since it was my first time really having … Continue reading Boston, Massachusetts : City Highlights

Manhattan, New York : A Stroll on the High Line

If a sense of stepping into some kind of post apocalyptic dystopian setting, where an abandoned train track is overgrown in vegetation and foliage, while tucked between futuristic architectures is what you are in the mood for, then the High Line will bring you there....albeit just a tad more groomed and primped.  This is an … Continue reading Manhattan, New York : A Stroll on the High Line

Newport, Rhode Island : The Breakers Mansion

Lavished mansions sit by the seaside in all their grandeur giving us a little glimpse into the domestic lives of the wealthy men and women of the "Gilded Age".  If you have curiosity for a bit of a history lesson and being in another place in time then these mansions located in the charming town of Newport, RI could be … Continue reading Newport, Rhode Island : The Breakers Mansion