The New York State Ghostbuster Law We drove to Nyack to see the house on the right at the dead end street overlooking the Hudson River. It’s haunted. In 1991, a couple in contract to buy it, suddenly wanted their down payment returned when they learned the house had ghosts. They had to take the case to the New York Appellate Court which ruled in … Continue reading Would You Live In A Haunted House?
Saugerties Lighthouse (built in 1869) to signal ships on the river that the town’s harbor was here. It’s now a hotel. Before going sightseeing in town, check if the high tide will prevent you from returning to your hotel. On my Instagram post (further below), one person couldn’t believe the hotel would let you be stranded away from your room. He thought there must be … Continue reading Saugerties Lighthouse: This Hotel Is Like Nothing You’ve Ever Imagined!
Our sunset cruise on the River Seine in Paris was at the same time as the World Cup semi-final between Belgium and France. A Paris sunset river cruise with this silhouette of Notre Dame could have been the highlight of my evening, but we heard the cheer of France’s goal from the restaurants along the river and later on the cruise we saw everyone celebrating … Continue reading Drunk With… The Emotion Of The Moment! France Wins The World Cup 2018!
This Sunday Stills photo challenge is embrace. This week, you’ll learn a fascinating story of New York City that you never knew! Continue reading Sunday Stills: Embrace (Plus, A Brief history of NYC That You Never Knew)
Oculus Center’s pure white Lines stand out so beautifully in the dark. My husband took this photo with his Moment wide angle iPhone lens, which he wrote about here in one of our very first blog posts: Take Much Better Travel Photos With Your Smart Phone Don’t miss my latest post! Book Review: The Lost City Of The Monkey God Continue reading WPC: Lines
Rio Frío Cruise to Nicaragua, War and… Relaxation It was early in the morning and we were headed to Los Chiles, a border town close to Nicaragua where we boarded a river boat on the Rio Frío (the Cold River). Rolando pointed out howler monkeys and spider monkeys in the trees, caiman in the river, many different types of birds, iguana and other animals. Google … Continue reading Costa Rica With Caravan Tours, part 2
Connecting with people is one of the main reasons to travel. Istanbul was my biggest challenge, but I succeeded! Continue reading WPC: Smile
When I showed Dan the small Caravan Tours ad in Real Simple magazine, he immediately began reading dozens of glowing Trip Advisor reviews and, within the hour, we began our way through the booking process for our Costa Rica tour vacation. This would be our first group tour since we like to explore on our own, talk to people, and make spontaneous decisions about what … Continue reading Costa Rica With Caravan Tours
Costa Rica has a varied geography, diverse wildlife, a slow pace of life and no military. This beautiful sunset is a preview to my post about my trip to Costa Rica… coming Monday! Read part 1 of my full Costa Rican adventure Costa Rica With Caravan Tours Continue reading WPC: Sunset in Guanacaste