Essential Guide for First Time Visitors to Oahu, America’s paradise

Hawaii has been on our list forever, but from the East Coast it's easier and faster to fly to Europe than to Hawaii. We can enjoy a long weekend in London or Paris, but this U.S. destination stays out of reach. When we finally made Hawaii a top priority, it was worth the 13 hour … Continue reading Essential Guide for First Time Visitors to Oahu, America’s paradise

Travel Books: New England

Where to start with recommendations for New England books? New England was home to such honored American authors as Alcott, Emerson, Longfellow, Thoreau, Twain, Wheatley, and Mother Goose! And bestselling authors continue to write from the 6 state region - Stephen King and Dennis Lehane, for example. Visitors to New England can get a taste for … Continue reading Travel Books: New England

New York Biking Weekend

Five Boro Bike Tour 2015 This weekend, the first weekend in May, we traveled to New York for the TD Five Boro Bike Tour, a 40 mile ride through the streets and over the bridges of NYC. Dave had done this years ago when the tour first began in the city, but for the rest … Continue reading New York Biking Weekend

Disneyworld with a Toddler

Our kids treated us to a long weekend in Disneyworld! They were traveling to Florida for a friend's wedding and decided to take their 18-month-old to meet her favorites, Mickey and Minnie Mouse. We haven't visited theme parks since our children were little but were drawn to this trip to experience the wonder of Disney … Continue reading Disneyworld with a Toddler

A Central Park weekend

Summer in the City. If you're lucky enough to visit NYC on a summer weekend, you will want to spend some time in one of the most incredible city parks in the world - Central Park! Central Park was the first landscaped public park in the United States. Its 843 acres include playing fields, gardens, … Continue reading A Central Park weekend