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Melbourne: Great Things to Do From Sports to Arts

Melbourne is the sports, arts and coffee capital of Australia. While Sydney’s harbor is more dramatically beautiful, Melbourne is the place to go for the nation’s biggest sporting events, fantastic museums, a great culinary scene, and Australia’s finest coffee culture. Bell went to university in Melbourne and we lived there together for a year. We…

Street art of tram

Niagara Falls: Tips for Visiting

Visiting Niagara Falls is an amazing experience as it is the largest waterfalls in North America. In this article we cover some of the highlights as well as share some of the history of the area

View of horseshoe fall from the tower

Huntingdon, Pennsylvania: Tips for Planning a Visit

Did you know that Raystown Lake is the largest lake within the state of Pennsylvania? Around 44 miles south of State College, home of Penn State University, and around a 3-hour drive from Washington DC, it is a great place for boating, swimming, mountain biking, scuba diving, and fishing during warmer months. The nearby town…

Cabin room with fire and comfy chairs

Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania: Best Things to Do

Located in southwestern Pennsylvania, the Laurel Highlands region is a relaxing vacation destination packed with outdoor recreation options, historic sites, family activities and world-class resorts. Set to beautiful wooded mountains, the region spans 3,000 square miles of Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland Counties. We recently visited over a 3 day weekend from Washington, DC and enjoyed…

The outside of Lloyd's house with the fall foliage and waterfalls