Where to even begin? My sister and I took the most magical trip to Scotland a few of summers ago and we haven't stopped thinking about it since. We had always dreamt of stepping foot on the Highlands; standing on a bonnie green moor, windblown, overlooking a brooding ocean; and frolicking with sheep through low-hanging mist and fairy glens. And while our actual trip was uncommonly sunny and warm, Scotland exceeded our expectations and then some.
There is nothing like gathering a few friends together to share a meal (even if the meal is as simple as cheese and crackers). Not only is it the perfect reason to splurge on too many glasses of wine, but it's also a wonderful way to gather old friends, and new. Whether you're meeting a friend for a picnic or wondering how to wow at your next supper club, the following recipes will not disappoint.
New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts. Whether you live in New York City or not, you may be surprised to learn that visiting three states in one day is not only possible, it's actually easy to do. Choose your own adventure by visiting a handful of the places I have mentioned below; get lost on purpose, then use the map I created to find your way back; grab a friend or take a day for yourself!
One of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world, the Walkway Over the Hudson originally served as a railroad bridge from the late-1800s until it was damaged in a fire in the mid-1970s. Re-opened in 2009 as a national recreation trail, the bridge spans the Hudson River from Poughkeepsie to the Hamlet of Highland.