Hiking Blue Mountain Reservation: A Day Trip from NYC

In Peekskill, just over an hour from New York City, you can enjoy great food, beer and hiking! Take the long trail and spend all day!

Hiking Breakneck Ridge: A Day Trip from NYC

We have been searching for the perfect day trip from NYC that would remind us that the beautiful world of nature is not really as far away as it feels. Thank god we found it just an hour and a half north! Seriously, Breakneck Ridge Trail is the most fun I’ve had on a hikeContinue reading “Hiking Breakneck Ridge: A Day Trip from NYC”

Chasin’ Waterfalls in Ithaca, NY

Famously, “Ithaca is Gorges.” And it really, really is. Neal and I grew up in and around Ithaca and have spent a lot of time exploring those gorges. Recently, we hiked the Gorge and Rim trails at lower Buttermilk Falls along Buttermilk Creek. Right now, it costs $8 to park in the park’s lot, butContinue reading “Chasin’ Waterfalls in Ithaca, NY”

Fun in the Sun: Jax Beach, Fl

I have to admit, I don’t like Florida. It’s hot, it’s flat, there are pythons! But when a friend gets married there, you go. And you discover it’s not all bad. That’s what happened when we spent one day in Jacksonville “Jax” Beach. Here’s how we spent it! Stay on the Beach The number oneContinue reading “Fun in the Sun: Jax Beach, Fl”

Bryce Canyon: Fairyland Loop Trail

By far my favorite trail in Bryce Canyon, Fairyland Loop Trail allows you to get into that Utah landscape you’ve been instagramming all morning. I say morning because it’s not far from the best spot in Bryce to get the classic sunrise shot. There are two ways to trek the Fairyland Loop Trail – counterclockwiseContinue reading “Bryce Canyon: Fairyland Loop Trail”

Goblin Valley State Park: Why You Should Make the Detour

Goblin Valley in Utah is what I think Mars must be like. We traveled extensively in Utah on an amazing road trip. You can read about our full adventure here, or if you want to check out specific aspects of the trip, you can check out our post on Arches National Park and our postContinue reading “Goblin Valley State Park: Why You Should Make the Detour”

Our Favorite Brunch Places in NYC

Brunch is a quintessential millennial New Yorker thing to do. We can’t afford our loan payments, but you better believe we ain’t missin’ brunch. Neal and I have tried quite a few brunch places. Most brunches are good – they check off all the boxes. Others are great. Here’s a list of our 5 favoriteContinue reading “Our Favorite Brunch Places in NYC”

Mexico City: Chapultepec and the Anthropology Museum

We recently visited Mexico City for a bachelor party and laid out everything we did here. In this post, we dive deeper into the sights we saw on our first day in Mexico City. Chapultepec Castle After eating a bunch of tacos and a short Uber ride from our hotel, we started exploring in anContinue reading “Mexico City: Chapultepec and the Anthropology Museum”