Belgian Food and Drinks Before I go on a trip, I make a list of all the local food I want to try. The list always includes traditional fare, something of cultural or culinary significance and food that might push my comfort level from what I normally eat. […]
New York City makes the world very accessible. There are 3 international airports all within 20 miles of each other. The northeast location also makes it a perfect jumping off point to visit all corners of the globe. If you are planning a trip to Europe you have […]
There are plenty of direct flights and deals from New York City area airports to Switzerland. With a flight time of just under 8 hours outbound, Switzerland should be a consideration for your next trip. On a recent adventure to the country, I was able to visit 4 […]
A week exploring Scotland is just enough time to whet the appetite and make you want to go back again. I have included a sampling of pictures from a recent trip I took that will hopefully get you excited to plan a Scottish adventure. Food A main reason […]
A week is Scotland is enough time to get a feel for the country and ensure you will start planning a second trip. I decided to fly from JFK into London Heathrow. This added a 4.5 hour train ride after a transatlantic overnight flight but it was worth […]
Stunning seaside towns, incredible food and an all around relaxed atmosphere are just a few reasons to get your travel plans together for a trip to the Puglia region in southern Italy.
One advantage of living in NYC becomes apparent if you want to take a quick trip across the Atlantic. Direct flights from the tristate area to Dublin come in at just under 6 hours.
5 cities, 5 incredible experiences as my dad and I traveled through the Apulia Region of Southern Italy. In addition to the food (which alone is reason enough to make the trip) the walking, history, architecture and people make this an adventure to consider for future travel planning.
An 8 hour flight from New York JFK into Rome Leonardo da Vinci airport. A 4 hour train ride southeast into Bari. Another 2 hour train ride further south into Lecce. And a 45 minute cab ride over to Otranto on the Adriatic Sea.
A bit of a trek, but well worth it to explore and eat my way through the Apulia Region of Italy.
Lookup the definition of serenity and San Diego is likely to appear. You might also take a page from Frank Costanza’s playbook and repeat “serenity now” as you board your west coast bound flight to escape a New York winter.