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An Amish Buggy, Cattaraugus County, N.Y.
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Up Close and Personal with the Amish on New York’s Amish Trail

During my summer trip to Buffalo, my parents and I set out on our next adventure, New York’s Amish Trail. My fascination with the Amish probably began before I was 5 years old when my family made road trips to visit friends in Titusville, located in Western Pennsylvania.

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Solo Travel

Random NYC Encounter: GMA’s Robin Roberts, the Heart of Times Square

Two of the reasons I love New York City are it’s consistent yet random. A contradiction, right? I know when walking the streets of Manhattan, specifically through Times Square, I’ll feel a vibrant energy visitors and locals alike embrace. The ball of energy is a combination of sights, smells and sounds – not all pleasant […]

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Culinary Travel Disclosure

S is for Serendipity 3 in New York City

Frozen hot chocolate. The concept is a sweet mug of oxymoron served up daily at Serendipity 3 in New York City. For years I’ve been wearing Serendipitous, the chocolate-scented perfume by Serendipity 3 but last week was my first visit to the popular eatery.

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Culinary Travel Solo with Others

Mario Batali Brings Italy to Manhattan with Eataly

An Italian mega-eatery and shop has moved into Manhattan’s Flatiron District thanks to celebrity chef Mario Batali and his partners. Called Eataly New York the super store opened on Aug. 31, 2010, and I tasted a little bit of it last week during my trip to New York. My friend Cordelia, who lives in Manhattan, […]

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