A Weekend In Bar Harbor, Maine

Maine is a really special beautiful place. It’s worth going further than Portland, exploring Bar Harbor, hiking in Acadia and checking out Bangor. The best part is that you can do it all in a long weekend. Plan ahead – Bar Harbor gets busy! Make your B&B reservations early and make sure to look atContinue reading “A Weekend In Bar Harbor, Maine”

A Weekend in Austin, TX

Western fun, great food, bats, what else could you want in a city weekend trip? I visited Austin, TX for the first time last weekend and saw its potential. We weren’t there for a festival and the students were out of town, so I feel like we got to see Austin raw. What Austin reallyContinue reading “A Weekend in Austin, TX”

A Weekend in St. Gallen, Switzerland

During our two glorious weeks gallivanting through Switzerland, we spent a weekend in historic St. Gallen. Its main attraction — the library in the Abbey of St. Gallen — was something Neal was really looking forward to. It did not disappoint. But St. Gallen also acts as a great hub for other short trips exploringContinue reading “A Weekend in St. Gallen, Switzerland”

A Weekend in Lucerne, Switzerland

At the beginning of our two week trip in Switzerland, we spent a weekend in Lucerne (aka Luzern). Lucerne is just an hour’s train ride from Zurich, so it’s an easy first stop out of the city. It’s a small, yet bustling, town. The train station is right next to the heart of Lucerne andContinue reading “A Weekend in Lucerne, Switzerland”

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”

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”

Our Favorite Things to See, Do and Eat in Montreal

Montreal is one of our favorite places. It is in the French province of Quebec in Canada, so they speak French and English (et je l’apprends). The city is sprawling and each neighborhood has its own culture with stuff to see/do/eat. Here are some of our favorite things to see, do and eat in Montreal.Continue reading “Our Favorite Things to See, Do and Eat in Montreal”

Top 6 things to do if you want to see NYC like a local

New York City has a vast array of offerings. If you’ve never been to NYC, you should come see the typical things that make NYC great: the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, the 9/11 Memorial and Broadway. These are quintessential NYC activities and I strongly recommend each.Continue reading “Top 6 things to do if you want to see NYC like a local”