Category Archives: Travel

Puccini Restaurant

We stayed for one night in Cumberland over the summer, and Puccini Restaurant was recommended to us by the innkeeper at The Bruce House Inn. It proved to have a delicious menu served by friendly staff, and aside from the … Continue reading

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Cumberland: Modern Haven Meets Quaint Town

I’m sure many of you are reading the title and thinking, “Cumber-where?”… It’s definitely a small town more or less in the middle of nowhere, but it’s a great respite when you’ve been living with family for too long while … Continue reading

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Great Eats on the East Coast

As part of my series on Great Getaways on the East Coast, I plan to add some brief reviews of notableĀ restaurantsĀ I’ve found along the way. Since one of the challenges of traveling is finding good places to eat (and you … Continue reading

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Dobbin House Tavern

If you want an old-timey dining experience without too much kitsch, this Gettysburg restaurant may be a good choice for you. The Dobbin House Tavern featured delicious gourmet food, excellent service, and a great candlelit atmosphere. It was bustling with … Continue reading

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Gettysburg: Not Just for Field Trips

If it hadn’t been for a dinner with friends (and admittedly a couple of margaritas), I probably never would have considered visiting Gettysburg, PA. I initially thought that was a town best left to war buffs and school field trips, … Continue reading

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Great Getaways on the East Coast

Although my go-to destination for long vacations is definitely Europe, sometimes I just have to get away for a few days to recharge the mental batteries. I realize this isn’t an uncommon need, but trying to find something fun, luxurious, … Continue reading

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Affordable Beach Town Luxury in Castelldefels

We took a Mediterranean cruise in October 2011, and although we enjoyed visiting Barcelona for a few days before getting on the ship, we wanted to do something a little different when we returned. After some research and recommendations from … Continue reading

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