Beating the Winter Blues: Outdoor Edition

Beating the Winter Blues: Outdoor Edition

Now that the holidays are over, reality has set in and we’re faced with at least three solid months of cold temperatures, short days and long nights. Many of us have resolved to be healthier and maybe give up a few vices in the new year. But that can be extra...
A Week Or Two Away: Japan

A Week Or Two Away: Japan

If you’re looking to travel somewhere a bit different, Japan is the most accessible and visitor-friendly destination in Asia. An island nation of 126 million people – 40 million of whom live in the Greater Tokyo region – Japanese culture and history is...
A Weekend In Montreal

A Weekend In Montreal

We are very lucky to be located less than 200 miles south of Canada’s second largest city and the French-speaking cultural capital of North America. If you don’t mind spending a little over three hours in the car each way, Montreal is an easily accessible locale for a...
Go Fish!

Go Fish!

Editor’s note: Long gone are the days when outdoor pursuits were seen as a strictly male endeavor. Women are flocking to the mountains, rivers, woods and streams in ever increasing numbers, trying their hands at everything from snowmobiling and long-distance...
Take A Hike!

Take A Hike!

The Capital Region is book-ended by two spectacular and widely renowned hiking areas: The Catskills and the Adirondacks. People travel from all over to visit these two state parks, which are admittedly fantastic. However, they are – especially in the case of the...