Tag: New York

Fun at the Fairgrounds: Celebrating Dutchess County

Fun at the Fairgrounds: Celebrating Dutchess County

Blue skies, blue rivers, and sandwiched between them, the gorgeous red and gold foliage—fall is truly one of the most stunning times to visit New York. Beginning in August and going through to mid-November, a New York autumn is heralded by the transformation of the . . . read more

Humans of New York

Humans of New York

“We met in Vienna. On a train. In the snow,” says a classy couple arm-in-arm under the city lights. “I’ve been out of rehab for three months,” explains a haggard-looking man sitting on a bench. “One day you’ll feel 18, look 60, and wonder what . . . read more

Back to the Roots in Cooperstown

Back to the Roots in Cooperstown

New York often brings to mind the big city. But much of the state considers itself, and very proudly so, to be “upstate” and vastly different from the Big Apple. Step into the past and experience the culture of the farmstead in Cooperstown, New York. . . . read more

New Deal, New Destinations: Cross-Century Road Trip

New Deal, New Destinations: Cross-Century Road Trip

Above: While you’re catching the sun in San Francisco, make sure you check out the Aquatic Park Bathhouse for a gorgeous example of WPA-era craftsmanship.   “We are definitely in an era of building, the best kind of building—the building of great public projects for the . . . read more

Legal Nomad: An Interview with Jodi Ettenberg

Legal Nomad: An Interview with Jodi Ettenberg

In 2008, Jodi Ettenberg of Montreal, Canada, made the drastic decision to take a year off of working as a lawyer in New York City to travel the world—an adventure that has yet to end. Five years later, she is still traveling and documenting her . . . read more

Exercise Expeditions: Your Excuse to Travel

Exercise Expeditions: Your Excuse to Travel

Although most people try to plan workouts into a trip, some tourists plan trips around their workouts. These competitors learn that athletic excursions can expose new ways to exercise—and new ways to travel. Whether it’s a weekend stop to participate in a race or a . . . read more

Mastering the NYC Metro

Mastering the NYC Metro

New to the subway system in New York? Well, there’s no time to waste and no patience to spare in the Big Apple. New York’s subway, also known as “the train,” is the longest underground railway in the United States. Workers, tourists, and families commute . . . read more

Enjoying Ethnic Enclaves

Enjoying Ethnic Enclaves

There’s something about the crunch of leaves underfoot and the hints of an upcoming winter that makes people want to celebrate. But don’t limit yourself to the traditional Americana of Halloween and Thanksgiving. The United States is home to many ethnic enclaves with a variety . . . read more

Beyond Required Reading Gatsby’s World

Beyond Required Reading Gatsby’s World

The new Great Gatsby film is being shot in Australia. But not all fans of this novel will have the means to go that far to find the impressive mansions and parties that give the story its edge. Luckily, book lovers can travel to the . . . read more

Hearthstones of History: Presidential Hometowns

Hearthstones of History: Presidential Hometowns

Any person in the United States can tell you that Abraham Lincoln was known for his honesty and that George Washington crossed the Delaware. However, they might neglect to mention that Lincoln is also the only president to ever hold a patent and that Washington . . . read more