Category Archives: Romantic Getaway

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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Jumping on the bandwagon: Lake Como

Tweet An invite to Lenno on Lake Como for a wedding made the perfect excuse to explore the region. Lenno was a charming cobbled stone village, complete with original roman road, which made for a picture perfect wedding in a 14th … Continue reading

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Seeking refuge in Santa Croce, Florence

Tweet Hidden amidst the groups of tourists encircling the duomo we found a low key friendly Florence which opened up a city full of surprises. We loved the Santa Croce neighbourhood, so-named for the Santa Croce church which is its … Continue reading

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Whiling away the day in Havana, Cuba

Tweet I had long harbored a desire to visit Cuba which grew more and more urgent as rumours of impending regime change swirled. I didn’t want to miss a chance to see Cuba as I imagined it, captured in time. … 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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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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