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College Road Trips with Family

2020 Update. This trip was planned and executed before summer 2020. Follow your local health guidelines and those at your destination before leaving home as Covid-19 situation changes frequently! Whether you are an applicant or a parent of a high-schooler, chances are – college application process is something you both may want to forget soon.  …

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Olympics Near You: Visiting Olympic sites in Lake Placid, NY and Montreal, Canada

Olympics Near Us: Visiting Olympic Sites in Lake Placid and Montreal

I love watching the Olympics and celebrating human potential! The Olympics makes for so many great stories.  Here are some of the few from the Pyeongchang-2018 which is happening as I write this: German Figure skater Alyona Savchenko in her 5th Olympics at 34 years old – three ice partners and several countries later – …

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Our 2015 Year of Weekend Celebrations in Pictures

New Series: Water Retreats. Review of Spa Castle in New York.

I love water spa/retreats and try to visit one every chance I get in our travels.   A combination of water and steam therapies with soothing ambience is a great way to unwind the soul and relax those aching muscles (which is especially welcomed after a day of sightseeing and exploring.)   These retreats could also offer …

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Family Visit to Central Park with TV and Movie Tour

Family Visit to Central Park with TV and Movie Sites Tour. Photo Essay and Travel Tips

I love spending time with my family in New York City’s Central Park any time of the year, but summer is our favorite season to visit. So when On Location Tours invited me and my family to choose a Movie and TV Sites Tour among several options the company offers in New York City – …

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New York City Weekend with the kids.
Broadway, Central Park, MET, Statue of Liberty

We went to New York City for the weekend in early November hoping to catch a last glimpse of the foliage and a theater show.  We got both, and more.   On Saturday, after an uneventful 3-hour drive from home, we met with our old friends in Central Park around 1pm.   It was a gorgeous sunny …

New York City Weekend with the kids.
Broadway, Central Park, MET, Statue of Liberty
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