August long weekend was the perfect time to head south to go camping in New York state! Our first out of three stops was Buffalo Although Buffalo doesn't have any major tourist attractions (other than shopping), the downtown is has quite a few old, historic buildings, which are nice to see. They also have... Continue Reading →
Time for Another Adventure – South of the Border!
On the road againnnnnn, I can't wait to be on the road againnnnnnnnnn. I can't believe it's been so long since my last adventure! After a big move to Toronto and starting a new job, the first half of this year has been quite the whirl wind. After finally getting settled after a few months... Continue Reading →
One Final Day in the Big Apple
Monday began with some refreshing Jamba Juice and a stroll though Battery Park where we got some beautiful views of the Hudson River and a view of a memorial to the victims of the World Trade Centre terrorist attacks. From here we headed up along Broadway towards Wall Street. Along the way we saw the... Continue Reading →
Empire State and the Hudson River
Sunday we started our day off by having brunch at a classic New York diner "Astro Restaurant" at 55nd street and 6th avenue. Typical diner food, they serve large potions and they have grits! Afterwards we headed down to 44th street and Madison avenue where we did some shopping at Coach (ooo la la a... Continue Reading →
The City That Never Sleeps
On Saturday morning we began our day with delicious fresh bagels with cream cheese from "Absolute Bagels" at 107st and Broadway. A busy place but close enough to central park that we were able to head there with our bagels for a breakfast picnic. Afterwards we headed across the park to 5th avenue and began... Continue Reading →
Hello New York!
After 9 1/2 hrs of travel time we finally arrived! Our hotel or should I say motel was warm and welcoming. It featured a King size bed, flat screen TV and one unusual aspect, the bathroom sink was outside of the bathroom. After quickly settling in and getting a bite to eat across the road... Continue Reading →
New York, New York!
Finally! I'm travelling again! This time to the big apple, New York!!! Now to get into a "New York" state of mind... Lucky for us we'll be snagging a free ride down so no hitchhiking or sweating it out on a 10 hour bus ride for us. We'll be staying at The Red Roof Inn,... Continue Reading →