Oahu: Essential Guide for First Time Visitors

We were lucky to have friends and family who'd lived in Hawaii and shared great advice with us. Hopefully our experience as first time tourists will help you plan your trip. Hawaii has been on our list forever, but from the East Coast it's easier to fly to Europe than to Hawaii. When we finally … Continue reading Oahu: Essential Guide for First Time Visitors

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