Welcome To New York’s Central PARK! It’s a magical oasis in New York City – 40+ blocks of great lawns, turtle-filled lakes, an ice skating rink and so much more – like a secret castle! Behold Belvedere Castle! Of course… Read More ›
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Would You Take The World’s “Longest Uninterrupted Walk”? Fourteen Thousand Miles Kicks Off 2023’s Year Of Wild Hikes!
Who’s Up For A Good Walk To Kick Off 2023? One of my New Year’s resolutions is to hike even more than I have in the past few years, and what better way than the world’s longest hike? Grab some… Read More ›
Welcome To The Millbrook Inn! An Incredible Oasis In New York’s Hudson Valley!
Welcome To The Millbrook Inn! My wife Alex and I love to travel, and when our close friend Yvette Fromer opened this gorgeous Inn recently, we knew we’d have to visit! As her terrific website notes: “In a building over… Read More ›
An Incredible Oasis In The Midst Of The Big Apple! My “Travel Challenge” Day #4 Explores New York’s Central Park!
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge? Yes, there are times when nature can push back against civilization – perhaps the best example is New York’s iconic Central park – look at that massive public park, located right in the center… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking” The Brooklyn Bridge! My #Wanderlust! Walking Across History In 6,016 Feet! Alfred Hitchcock’s “39 Steps!”
Hiking the Brooklyn Bridge! Yes, here’s the spectacular 180 degree view of Manhattan to the left and Brooklyn to the right – with the East River in between – from atop the Brooklyn Bridge! As we are all living some… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking” 196 Blocks Through New York’s Central Park! Peering Into Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rear Window!”
“Hitch Hiking” Through The Urban Jungle! My wife Alex came up with the idea of “Hitch Hiking” – a cool hike followed by a classic Hitchcock thriller – and as we are all living a #quarantinelife, I can’t share new… Read More ›
Goodbye New York Pay Phones! This Iconic Communication Tool Is Disappearing! “The King Of Comedy” Shows Them Off!
Farewell To A Iconic Communication Tool! Yes, you won’t have pay phones to kick around New York City any longer… For a generation, these pay phones were everywhere – all across the country, but certainly on every corner in The… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking” The Brooklyn Bridge! Walking Across History In 6,016 Feet! Alfred Hitchcock’s “39 Steps!”
Hiking the Brooklyn Bridge! Yes, here’s the spectacular 180 degree view of Manhattan to the left and Brooklyn to the right – with the East River in between – from atop the Brooklyn Bridge! What, you didn’t know that you… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking!” Here Are 8 Great Hikes! 8 Classic Alfred Hitchcock Thrillers!
Time For A Hike! For those who have been following along, one of my favorite series of stories involves a great “hike” followed by a classic Alfred Hitchcock film…my wife Alex came up with the idea, which we call: “Hitch… Read More ›
“Hitch” Hiking #8! Arizona’s “Papago Park”! Hitchcock’s “Strangers On A Train!”
Hanging Out With A Very Big Rock! It’s “Hitch” Hiking Time! For #7 in my series of great hikes – and a classic Alfred Hitchcock thriller – I took advantage of some time spent in Phoenix, Arizona…surrounded by desert and… Read More ›