While planning our family’s Finger Lakes, New York summer trip, I assumed we should stay right ON one of the lakes. Upon reflection, however, Elmira, NY emerged as an affordable and strategic base for our exploration of the region, and proved to have a wealth of history and [...Read More!]
USA: New York
As the weather warms, summer travel schemes bubble in my brain, and my thoughts turn to our fantastic Finger Lakes, New York escapades last summer. A huge highlight of that week was touring the famous vineyards of the region.
Now, before you slam shut the computer [...Read More!]
How had I never before heard of the massive New York City church nicknamed Saint John the Unfinished??? As a Bostonian, I travel to New York several times a year, and tend to get arrogant, assuming I know most of the major sights.
How foolish I [...Read More!]
Glass beads! Frames! Sculptures! Cups! Ornaments! Your crafty little hands can create a glass masterpiece of your own if you pop on over to the Corning Museum of Glass in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Though I admit to having been terrified of [...Read More!]
If you’re traveling through the Finger Lakes region of New York State, it’s only logical to use your fingers to shove delicious food into your mouth while gazing out at lakes, right?
During our family’s week in the Finger Lakes, I was secretly pregnant, and thus [...Read More!]
I have a new favorite museum, and it’s not a traditional one. The Corning Museum of Glass in the Finger Lakes region of New York is the largest display of glass art in the world, smacking you in the face with over 3,500 years of [...Read More!]