Tag - holidays

Prague Easter Markets

The Prague Easter Markets are a great entrée into experiencing this Bohemian jewel of a capital. Passing dark cellar bars and window displays full of every type of absinthe imaginable, we are drawn towards the old center by the sounds of medieval music and the cheers of a crowd. One week out from Easter, the old town square is alive with the sounds and smells of an...

Apple Picking at Fishkill Farms

As New York starts to chill down towards winter, crowds flock to the Hudson Valley orchards to go apple picking at Fishkill Farms. The Big Apple isn’t called that for nothing. And far and away the biggest and best apples come straight off the tree. There are several major farms offering fruit picking experiences within an hour or two of the city. Fishkill Farms is a...

Christmas in New York

There’s no place as magical at Christmas as New York. The city has been in a festive state since Halloween and there’s no reason to stop, with the one-two hit of Thanksgiving and then the cold change of early December, where the mercury plummets and the thick coats come out of the mothballs. Pumpkins on stoops and dried corn cobs are replaced with boughs of holly and...