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Shopping and Day Tripping Beacon and the DIA: the Perfect Winter Excursion from NYC

We recently visited Beacon, New York, on a day trip from New York City– in January, on a chilly winter day. Despite the cold, it was an amazing day, filled with art, chocolate and beer, with some aimless wandering thrown in. We explored local shops, snacked on blowtorched s’mores, and walked spirals through massive sculptures […]

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NYC Souvenir Recipe: the Better-than-a-Diner Reuben Sandwich

I love a good diner. Those laminated mega menus offer everything you can think of, including an all day– and sometimes all night– breakfast (I can confirm that pancakes are much tastier after 9 pm). Growing up in the Northeast, home to some of the best diners anywhere, it’s hard to imagine living anywhere without […]

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Top 42 Best Souvenirs and Gifts from Mexico to Bring Home

It’s not surprising that Mexico is by far the most popular international destination for American tourists. It has everything an American tourist could want– sandy beaches, lush jungles, colorful villages, cultural attractions, delicious food, local artisan shopping and authentic souvenirs and gifts– all within easy proximity to the United States. Considering how popular Mexico is […]

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