Visiting Boston in the Winter

The winters in Boston can be harsh, the temperatures can be pretty cold and there could be quite a bit of snow. I will be the first to admit that I prefer to visit cities when the weather is warmer and definitely when there is no snow. But visiting Boston in the winter is definitelyContinue reading “Visiting Boston in the Winter”

Austin Half Marathon

In February 2018, I headed to Texas to run the Austin Half Marathon for my Texas race in my quest to run a half marathon in all 50 states. The race is held in February each year the Sunday of President’s Day weekend. For someone like me who lives in the northern United States, it’sContinue reading “Austin Half Marathon”

Six Great Things To Do In Austin Besides Live Music

Austin is the capital of the state of Texas and is known as the Live Music Capital of the World. Austin has so many live music venues that on some nights there are over 100 live music performances going on throughout the city. Many people come to Austin specifically for the live music, whether it’sContinue reading “Six Great Things To Do In Austin Besides Live Music”

Historic Sites of San Antonio

Located just 150 miles from the Mexico border, San Antonio Texas is rich in Spanish culture and history. It’s the second most populated city in Texas and is located just 80 miles southwest from the capital of Texas, Austin. If you are looking to experience a different culture without leaving the US, San Antonio isContinue reading “Historic Sites of San Antonio”

Great Places to Photograph the Boston Skyline

If you like traveling to major cities of the world, chances are you are like me and enjoy taking photos of the skylines of these cities. I mean, it’s the tall buildings that make the city and something about seeing all these buildings together just makes for a beautiful photograph and memory of your trip.Continue reading “Great Places to Photograph the Boston Skyline”

Top 4 Things To Do In Aruba

After a lucky first few weeks of January with above normal temperatures in Boston (which were still too cold for me), we are now back to normal cold January weather. Thankfully there is no snow on the ground, but the temperature is in the 20s with a lot of wind, so it feels more likeContinue reading “Top 4 Things To Do In Aruba”

Rock n Roll Arizona Remix Weekend 2019

In January 2019, I flew to Phoenix, Arizona to run my 26th state in my quest to run a half marathon in all 50 states. I chose the Rock n Roll Arizona Half Marathon as my Arizona race for multiple reasons: It was held during the long Martin Luther King Jr weekend which made itContinue reading “Rock n Roll Arizona Remix Weekend 2019”

A Boston Locals Favorite – Castle Island

While it’s great to visit the popular tourist attractions when traveling, it’s also a great idea to check out some of the local’s favorites as well. Boston is know for such things as the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, Boston Common and Public Garden but there are also many great things to see in Boston thatContinue reading “A Boston Locals Favorite – Castle Island”

Gasparilla Pirate Festival

One of the great things about traveling is being able to attend local festivals and events. Some people even plan trips around these events. These events are a great way to learn about the culture and history of a city. I lived in Tampa, Florida for 11 years and one of my favorite things aboutContinue reading “Gasparilla Pirate Festival”