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Harvard Bridge and The Charles River Esplanade, Best of Boston

When I’m traveling I love getting to some vantage point where I can see the skyline, the heartbeat of the city. The best place to do that in Boston was from the center of Harvard Bridge [Massachusetts Ave and Beacon … Continue reading

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Best of Syracuse: Onondaga Lake Park

Known as the ‘Central Park of Central New York,’ Onondaga Lake Park [106 Lake Drive, Liverpool, NY 13088] has got a lot going on. Just minutes from downtown Syracuse dense streets give way to green grass and an expansive lake. … Continue reading

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Best of Thousand Islands: Wellesley Island State Park

Large, lush, and full of life, a hike at Wellesley Island State Park [44927 Cross Island Rd, Fineview, NY 13640] should definitely be on your list of things to do. You might even consider camping here, it’s the largest site … Continue reading

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Swimming in the Capital Region: Thompson’s Lake and Brown’s Beach

Labor Day is late this year and the weather is just perfect for one more week of swimming! Last summer I frequented Grafton and Moreau for my upstate lake swimming. This summer I took advantage of Thompson’s Lake and Brown’s … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Croatian Island of Brac

Standing on the deck watching the port fade into the distance… The cool ocean breeze melts away any worries you could possibly have as you get underway. Visiting an island totally changes your state of mind. You find yourself taking … Continue reading

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Albany Hikes: Corning Preserve

I’m at the tail end of obtaining my masters degree so things are a bit busy on my end. I don’t have as much time to go far away trips and trails everyday; I’ve been staying close to home. As … Continue reading

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