Well friends, we finally made it to The Adirondack Balloon Festival! I've been wanting to go to this for years but unfortunately we have never had the chance to go. This year though we made it a point to mark our calendars early. The Festival itself is a three-day free Festival. There are two launches … Continue reading The Adirondack Balloon Festival
Francis and I are always looking for new places to check out when it comes to food in the area. I've made it a goal of ours (he doesn't really know this yet) to try some place new at least once a month. Last month was Hattie's, this month was Farmers Hardware. Nestled in an … Continue reading Review: Farmers Hardware
This is my first ever restaurant review! In the past I’ve told you all about places to eat in Saratoga (which you can check out here) but I’ve never written a post specifically related to one restaurant until now. That’s partly because Hattie’s didn’t make the cut when I was recommending places the first time … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Hattie’s
The New York State Capitol is located in the heart of Albany, New York. Surrounded by state offices, this building was built in the late 1800's. The Capitol building is still functional today, with many people working there. It has distinct designs: Classical/Romanesque, and Renaissance Classical and Victorian - Romanesque. All of which you can … Continue reading New York State Capitol Tour
Another throwback traveling post. I have to admit, with buying a house we haven't done much since our trip to England -- no hiking, kayaking, exploring, so it had me thinking about other trips we've done in the past that I haven't told you about. Fort Ticonderoga. Fort Ticonderoga is located in the Upstate region … Continue reading Fort Ticonderoga
Oh Saratoga. There is nothing better than walking Broadway and people watching, catching a drink or going to a rooftop bar. But one of my favorite things to do is the food. There are so many options, and while I might not be a foodie, I am always looking for new restaurants to take people … Continue reading Favorite Restaurants In & Around Saratoga
I've decided to give you all some highlights and advice to what to do in my area if you haven't visited before! Here's some top things to do in Upstate New York in the Spring.