Explore NYC: Randall’s Island

With the arrival of nicer weather amid the NYC COVID-19 restrictions, we’ve been on the hunt for some fun, and safe, outdoor activities. You can easily spot Randall and Ward’s Island from the FDR and RFK bridge, and while we have driven past it many times, we had never ventured there until this past weekend! Originally two separate islands, the …

Explore NYC: Upper East Side

The Upper East Side is an iconic area of the city. Historically, it was home to farmland before the mansions of the elite and wealthy started to be built. Henry Clay Frick and the Vanderbilts being too well-known early settlers of these mansions. Flash forward to Hollywood days and this neighborhood is the background of several popular movies and TV …

Best Places to Bike in NYC

New York City is filled with unique and interesting places to explore in all corners of the city, but sometimes it can be an intimidating place to get around. When we’ve needed a break from the constant traffic, subway delays, and busy sidewalks, one of our favorite alternatives to getting from point A to B has been riding our bikes. …

A Weekend in the Hamptons

If you live in NYC, or have watched every Friends or Seinfeld episodes, then there is a good chance you have heard of the Hamptons. The Hamptons are an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of NYC and a common weekend getaway location.  The Hamptons The Hamptons are commonly referred to by New Yorker’s and pop culture, but what …

Exploring the Sahara Desert

Previously, we shared our experience in Marrakesh, one of Morocco’s largest and truly authentic cities – to learn more about why this was one of our favorite cities we’ve explored together, check out our other post – Exploring Marrakesh! As much as Marrakesh surprised us at every turn, nothing could prepare us for the beauty and diversity of the Moroccan landscape …

A Weekend in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a city renowned for its historical significance, cheesesteaks and passionate sports fans. We traveled here for weekend getaway in late January, which was a great time of year to avoid the large crowds of the warmer seasons. Philadelphia is easily accessible from NYC and brimming with US history and microbreweries. With many convenient travel options from most major …

Marrakesh in a Day

If your travel goals include visiting unique cultures and geographies around the world, then Morocco should be on the top of your list! Morocco is a country in the North Eastern region of Africa, just south of Spain. We first stepped off the plane into the commotion of Marrakesh, Morocco and we’re hooked. We intended to do a three-day trek …