New York

A quick look at Ithaca, NY

We’re in Ithaca for the weekend for my 5 year college reunion, and are having a blast! Every time I visit campus, I’m reminded of how beautiful it is – Ithaca really is “gorges“!   Advertisements


#29: Honeymoon at Hotel Taft

H is for Honeymoon at Hotel Taft:  Featured Post Card for the A to Z Challenge. I previously wrote about a post card from my grandparents to my great grandparents, sent from Dayton, OH while they were on a cross-country trip… Read More ›


The 3 Most Peaceful Places I’ve Ever Been

In the middle of the hectic, crazy chaos that is studying for the PE exam, sometimes I need a break for some quasi-meditation. To calm my mind and release a bit of stress and tension, I like to remember the sensations associated… Read More ›


#21: Cornell University

After the last entry in my post card collection was posted over a month ago, I’m back with the next one! It is fitting that all of my free time this month is devoted to studying for the PE exam, since my last post… Read More ›


Travel Theme: Shadows

This week’s travel theme over at Where’s my backpack? is Shadows. I like this theme – it is so easy to look at the things in the light – it’s a bit harder to notice the absence of light. In fact, it… Read More ›


Day Trips and 3-Day Weekend Trip Ideas

One of my guidelines for 2013 is to travel more. While I would LOVE to be able to take frequent trips to places like St. Kitts (click through for trip summary!), my work schedule and finances don’t allow it. So instead,… Read More ›


Getting to JFK

Now that I know the time and date for our flight to Europe, I need to figure out how to get to JFK. This seems like a good place to start in the planning process – it is discrete rather… Read More ›


Merry Christmas to Us: Saving $1746 on Flights to Europe and Day Trip: NYC

Day Trip: New York City Christmas was a quiet, cozy affair. Instead of our typical drive-like-crazy-all-over-the-northeast-to-see-family habits, my husband and I spend a nice quiet Christmas day in our pajamas at home. It was actually the first Christmas we have… Read More ›

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