0 comments on “Roulette Travel Review: Glamping at an Old Zoo Near the Catskill Mountains”

Roulette Travel Review: Glamping at an Old Zoo Near the Catskill Mountains

"Glamping" is a recent phenomenon that has brought together some of the luxuries of a hotel stay, with the natural setting and simplicity of camping. I had only ever experienced this one other time through Fancy Camps at a music…

0 comments on “Is AWD (All-Wheel Drive) a Necessity for Winters in the Northeast?”

Is AWD (All-Wheel Drive) a Necessity for Winters in the Northeast?

To save you some time - and money - the short answer is NOPE! But, you might need snow tires. There are pros and cons to each type of vehicle, and after living through winters with both a front-wheel drive…

1 comment on “Upstate New York – the Budget Friendly Alternative to a Winter Trip Out West”

Upstate New York – the Budget Friendly Alternative to a Winter Trip Out West

When many think of where to plan their winter trip, the popular destinations out west usually come to mind - Aspen, Lake Tahoe, Jackson Hole, Park City, etc. However, with this popularity, there also comes the high price - these…

0 comments on “How to Reduce (or even Eliminate) the Pesky AirBnB Cleaning Fees”

How to Reduce (or even Eliminate) the Pesky AirBnB Cleaning Fees

We've all had it happen - you find a perfect spot to stay, and it looks like its right in your budget. Then, when going to confirm your reservation - you see that astronomical cleaning fee. Okay, so in reality…

1 comment on “Roulette Travel Guide: Getting to, thru (and outta) Cuba”

Roulette Travel Guide: Getting to, thru (and outta) Cuba

For a long time, U.S. Citizens couldn't go to Cuba due to the longstanding embargo until changes were made that finally opened travel again in 2014. I feel fortunate to have made it to Cuba before more changes to our…

0 comments on “Should You Be Worried About Black Bears when Hiking in New York?”

Should You Be Worried About Black Bears when Hiking in New York?

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get when taking clients hiking in the Catskills is "will we see bears?!" And I usually give them the same answer - technically, we could, but statistically (for me at least),…

0 comments on “How to Avoid the Young Driver Fee on Car Rentals (and get a cool car too)”

How to Avoid the Young Driver Fee on Car Rentals (and get a cool car too)

A lot of people wonder how they can rent a car if they are under 25 years old. Many car rental agencies charge as much as $25 per day if you are under 25, and you might ask yourself "how…