Wonderful Windsor Castle

The idea of visiting Windsor Castle probably first took hold while watching the 2018 royal wedding between the now-controversial Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan. But it was the solemn pageantry of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral last September – which concluded with her internment at Windsor Castle — that sealed the deal: I […]

The Hudson River Valley, Starting with Saugerties

The Windham Path in Greene County winds through miles of magnificent Catskills countryside.

Exploring New York State’s magnificent 10-county Hudson Valley is a bit like that adage attributed to Nelson Mandela: “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.”  And that is how I’ve come to know this amazing part of the world: one “bite” at a time. My fascination with the Hudson Valley – […]