A Quick Tour: Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island – the “City by the Sea.” I’ve always wanted to visit this lovely city. My hubby and I joined a one-day bus tour to Newport last weekend. The tour only includes tickets to one of the mansions. We were free to plan the rest of our day and explore the city. Thus, […]

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NY Minute: Downtown Adventure (Part 2)

Are you ready for another NY Downtown Adventure? My husband Abraham, my friend Minette, and I stood in front of a busy intersection in Chinatown. We’re lost! We didn’t know which way to turn. Abraham took out his cell phone and googled the direction from our location to Lombardi’s pizza in Little Italy, then he […]

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NY Minute: Downtown Adventure (Part 1)

New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of There’s nothing you can’t do Now you’re in New York These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you Hear it in New York, New York, New York Alicia Keys – Empire State of Mind   This was the song playing in […]

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West Springfield, MA: The Big E

Do you sometimes feel like you just need to go somewhere? A place where you can let your hair down, eat all you can and kick up your heels? You can do all these at the Big E! What’s the Big E? The Big E, also known as the Eastern States Exposition is New England’s largest […]

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Albany, NY: Tulip Festival

Happy Sunday and Happy Mother’s Day to all the lovely moms out there! It’s a beautiful day here in Albany, New York. My hubby and I decided to go to the Annual Tulip Festival at Washington Park today. The festival celebrates the city’s rich Dutch heritage. The Tulip Fest is held every spring during Mother’s Day […]

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A Quick Tour: Mystic, Connecticut

Thinking where to go this weekend? How about a trip to Mystic? My husband and I took a bus tour last summer from Albany, New York to visit this charming village in New London County, Connecticut. Here are the highlights of our trip…… Mystic Seaport We had fun exploring the historic Mystic Seaport which is […]

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A Quick Tour: Albany, New York

Albany is the capital of New York State. It is around 147 miles from Manhattan — a two and a half hours drive. You can also take the train from New York Penn Station or fly from one of the major airports. I’ve lived in this city for almost three years, but I hadn’t explored […]

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