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Getting the best start on November with the New York Marathon

You know it’s November when it’s peak autumn foliage and the New York Marathon. We’ve learnt that the two fall simultaneous on the first weekend of November and both tend to bring out the best in the city – amazing colors and an energy and positivity that speaks volumes for the true character of its residents. Across the five boroughs, of which the marathon weaves...

Explore one of the wonders of the past at Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza. We’re both excited to finally visit a site that has been on our bucket lists for years. Built between 750 and 900 AD, the well of the itza is one of the seven wonders of the modern world. A Mayan adventure without the sacrifices. In our minds we’re expecting to hack our way into the jungle to get to this ancient site, like something you would see in an...

Catch some of the world’s greatest works of art at The Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art), NYC

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, known more commonly as The Met is one of the world’s great museums. The use of art in The Met’s title is loose. This is a serious museum. Sure it has an incredible collection of Van Goghs, rooms of Degas and many pieces that will have you thinking – wow, I didn’t even know that was in America! But this is place is palatial...

Get bewitched in Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, New England is possibly the one town in the world that is synonymous with witchcraft. So was it magical? Enchanting? Or was it just a place to make money disappear? It was somewhere we had always wanted to check out and upon visiting Boston for the second time, without the knee-deep snow of last February, it seemed the perfect moment. In fact the weather was...

Street Art: Space Invader invades NYC

Space Invader, Paris’s pixel-punking street artist visited NYC for a brief sabbatical in 2015. Many of his pieces are still easily found around the city. Street art is synonymous with the streets of New York. What started in the 1960s and 70s as a form of protest has evolved from angsty self-expression to outright vandalism to what is now widely considered to...

The Nubble Lighthouse, Maine

Maine’s Nubble Lighthouse is a stunning example of a classic East Coast lighthouse. New England’s picturesque, yet harsh, rocky coastline has launched and sunk many ships over its time. The Nubble Lighthouse has protected ships from hidden reefs, sharp outcrops and turbulent seas for over 100 years. Officially known as the Cape Neddick Lighthouse, the Nubble...