Category Archives: US

Girls Weekend in Miami

Tweet Miami makes for a great east coast girlie weekend getaway.  Being able to feel the warm sun while the East coast cold front reigns makes it even more tempting from October to March. Fly in Friday evening and you have … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem: Stegmaier Mansion, Wilkes-barre, PA

Tweet Our stay at the Stegmaier mansion was happenstance.  Call it luck, as we stumbled across an absolute treasure.  It is everything a Bed and Breakfast should be; unique, friendly, gracious and warm as well as having an incredibly interesting … Continue reading

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Step back in time in Cold Spring

Tweet Cold Spring makes a great weekend getaway from NY only an hour north of the city by train. Since its close many people flock here for hiking and biking but mostly as day trippers. Stay the night and you … Continue reading

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A plane, an automobile and a bicycle

Tweet Chicago In between life on the train, we did make time to appreciate the destination as well as the journey. Chicago was our first stop. Having been cooped up on-board we found our delightful Bed and Breakfast (an oasis … Continue reading

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Across the USA on a plane, a train, an automobile and a bicycle

Tweet Like many train trips, it was the novelty of crossing the US by train which provided the draw. The quintessential American road trip only without the car. To include one of Americas best kept secrets – the California Zephyr … Continue reading

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In Search of Backwoods Barbie

Tweet Dollywood: The Dolly Parton themed theme park owned by the Queen of Country Music herself. Located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains. And the location for the annual girls weekend away in October 2010. … Continue reading

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Relaxation at your fingertips

Tweet We all hanker after the perfect weekend away from the intensity of daily life in New York. The chance to immerse ourselves in the type of quiet which after too long feels unnerving and can cause us to physically … Continue reading

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