With the recent closing of the Bangor Howard Johnson’s restaurant, there is now just one HoJo’s left, and Lake George, New York owns it. Like everything in New York, they do it full up, with authenticity and style. Recently on a road trip adventure upstate New York, I found my way to the Lake George Howard […]
On Pollepel island, just 60 miles north of New York City, sits Bannerman castle. This crumbling edifice is accessible to the public through scheduled tours, and hosts events on the island. There is much that goes into preserving such a location, and that is where the Bannerman Castle Trust Inc. comes into play.
Wisconsin. Just one of those states you never really think to visit. It’s not as if you pile the family in the car yelling, “hey kids, guess where we’re going! Wisconsin!” Affectionately known as the badger state, its one of those states that when you step foot across the border, you end up gaining five pounds. A […]
When you get off the plane at the Riga International Airport, you are met with a transportation facility of modest size. While this is Latvia’s largest airport, it pales in comparison to most American airports centered in cities of the same size. But this speaks volumes about Latvia; modest, restrained, yet beautiful. Once you enter the […]
If you travel east out of Ellsworth on Route One, you will eventually reach the small somnolent town of Hancock. This forested tract of land boasts a population of just under 2400 residents, with a large point that is embraced by the emerald waters of the cold Atlantic. With a host of bays, coves, points, and peninsulas, […]
There are many place of which we wish to escape during the cold winter months of the year, but while warm equatorial locations seem to be the frequented norm, some of us gravitate toward the cold dark climate of the Arctic Circle. Scandinavia is a beautiful area of the world, and while I have never […]