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

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

Bronx, New York : Orchid Show 2010 – Cuba in Flower

Every Spring, the New York Botanical Garden puts together a gorgeous display of orchid varieties that is most definitely a feast for the flower lover's eyes. Every species of orchids imaginable are on display and is a sight to behold.  My very first event was in 2010 when I ignored the seasonal allergies and braved a … Continue reading Bronx, New York : Orchid Show 2010 – Cuba in Flower