Tag: Hunter Mountain

Life Musings in the Catskills

I know it’s cliché, and in fact it’s the very type of cliché I’m usually very disdainful of, but hiking really is conducive for all sorts of deep thinking.  There’s something about being alone in nature, with no Ipod, or smartphone (or rather, no service, as I always keep my phone in my pocket), or

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Throwback Lodging in the Catskills

I rarely devote an entire post to the place I’m staying, simply because for the most part when I travel I don’t hang out much in my hotel room, but rather treat it as somewhere to rest my head at night. It’s also because I happen to mostly stay at Holiday Inn Expresses or Marriott’s,

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8 Ideas for “Winter-Fun” Getaways

Like it or not winter is coming, so it’s time to get prepared. My friends and I have started to plan our annual pilgrimage to Lake Placid, for our annual “winter fun” trip. This will be our third year going and honestly I’m in love with the town and area. It’s got everything I look

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NY Celtic Festival

It’s about that time of the year when my friends and I start throwing out plans for summer trips.  Now, not all of these come to fruitation, but you want to get ideas out, see who’s in, consult everyone’s schedules, etc, before anything concrete happens (and before everyone’s plate fills up). Now, I realize I’ve been

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