Cabin Fever

I seriously haven't been anywhere or done anything travel-y since Halloween weekend. I went to Plattsburgh for a day (basically, Target and lunch) with my friend Amanda during my Xmas holidays and it felt so good just to get out. Sometimes, I get stuck in a rut. I have been in one of those ruts... Continue Reading →

October in Wells, Maine

Last month, for the weekend before Halloween, we decided to take a weekend road trip to visit Salem for Halloween. We're big on Halloween, my boyfriend and I... as in, we're having a Halloween-themed wedding next year. The thing about Halloween in Salem is that it's crowded and expensive. We found ourselves asking the question... Continue Reading →

24 hours in La Capitale

Confession: I don't know how to travel in cities. Seriously. I spent the time I was in Quebec City wondering what exactly I was supposed to do. So, I did the things I thought I was supposed to do, ate an onion soup, and moved on. Don't get me wrong, Quebec is a beautiful city.... Continue Reading →

Behind Bars at KP

My friend Steph and I have a thing for former prisons-turned-museums. This summer we added Kingston Penitentiary to our list. ¬†Closed in 2013, the former maximum security prison is now open for guided tours. Our tour was given by a former guard, and was super interesting. The discharge and release forms we had to sign... Continue Reading →

Owl’s Head Autumn Fest

Normally, I'm not a big fan of hiking up ski trails or multipurpose trails. I prefer to stick to trails in the woods. But, every Thanksgiving weekend, I make an exception, and hike Owl's Head ski hill in Mansonville, Quebec. They have an annual Autumn Fest that runs the Thanksgiving weekend and the two weekends... Continue Reading →


Last Saturday we headed out for a third Adirondacks hiking expedition of the season. Since days are shorter, nights are colder, and life is more hectic, we decided to make it a day trip instead of the usual weekender, so we chose Poke-o-Moonshine Mountain, as it's located about 20 minutes south of Plattsburgh, right off... Continue Reading →

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