10 Best Holiday Traditions in New York

Mother and Daughter at Bryant Park Winter Village with the Christmas Tree

It’s no secret that we love New York, but the holiday season brings even more joy to our love affair. Enjoy our top 10 of New York holiday traditions.

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The Wild Center

Indoor Pond Nature Study at The Wild Center, Tupper Lake, New York

The Wild Center is one more reason to explore the Adirondacks and a terrific adventure for families. We could not wait to plan our trip and experience this natural playground set in the mountains and forest. This educational center hosts interactive and hands-on learning experiences to encourage Visual Thinking Strategies, a new concept in modern science.

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Flawesome Award

Flawesome Award for Emily Mae Hood

“It’s time to celebrate the flaws that make you awesome.“

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Top 10 Bone Chilling Haunts of Long Island

Haunted House by pixabay.com

Long Island is a playground for the paranormal that is both frighteningly irresistible and terrifyingly alluring. Those who are brave or seemingly crazy charge you with the tasks to stir the dead and tempt your fate with angry and jealous spirits. Those who admire and respect these entities search quietly and keep a distance, being satisfied as a witness to their presence.

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Beat the Bomb, Brooklyn

Getting Ready at Beat the Bomb, Brooklyn

We could not pass up an opportunity like this! This team game to diffuse a bomb hit our competitive, game loving family as a challenge. As a bonus, we are always looking for excuses to enjoy Brooklyn.

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Tiny Living: Van Design Reality

Classic Volkswagen Van, George Hodan

I have spent the past few months researching options and reading reviews from established Van Life bloggers and it has only made designing my van more difficult. My research has uncovered the hardcore reality of Van Life.

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Everyone Needs to Get Away

Two people sitting on rock ledge overlook, Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Mountains

Everyone’s time is valuable and life is short. We all need to take a break from the hectic daily grind of work, chores, and routine responsibilities. Money can get in the way of what we want to do with our time and the less you have, the more restricted you feel. However, everyone needs to get away.

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Zoo Berlin

famous entry gate to Zoo Berlin, Germany

We love checking out the local zoos when we travel and are pretty tough to impress. The Berlin Zoo is at the top of our list with 20,000 animals, 1300 species and 82 acres (33 hectares) to explore! It is the most visited zoo in Europe.

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