Colorful graffiti mural in Jersey City

Vegan in Jersey City, New Jersey

After climbing up the Grove Street subway stairs I took in the scene around me as I do with every new place I visit. It didn’t take long to realize why Jersey City had been ranked the most ethnically diverse city in the United States for the third year in a row. And as I […]

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Things to Do When You Can’t Travel

As travelers we love to explore new places, meet new people and try new foods. So, what do we do when the state department issues a travel advisory Level 4 and the CDC asks everyone to stay home? We are giving our suggestions based on where we live: in a house with a yard in […]

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A tent set up for camping in the backyard

Camping in the Backyard

There is nothing like the old adage, “There’s no place like home”. Since buying a home only a year ago, we have discovered the truth behind this saying. I love exploring the far corners of the globe but you can also have an adventure camping in your own back yard.

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Me standing in front of the Metropolitan Opera House with arms wide open

Experiencing Wagner’s Ring Cycle at The Met

“All right everyone. Shhhh!”, the man’s voice pierced the air, heavy with anticipation. This was followed by light laughter from some fellow opera-goers and then clapping by all those who approved. I was one of them. “Here we go”, I thought sitting comfortably in the second seat from the aisle in row F of the […]

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