History, Culture and Play: The Museums of Rochester, New York

History, Culture and Play: The Museums of Rochester, New York

As befits a city with a long history of innovation, culture and notable residents, there are dozens of fabulous museums in Rochester and the surrounding area. There are the collections that you might expect – like the Memorial Art Gallery – and less obvious ones such...
What to See and Do in Rochester, New York

What to See and Do in Rochester, New York

Rochester is the third largest city in New York State, and the gateway to the beautiful Finger Lakes region. It is vibrant and booming, a centre for culture, cuisine and craft beers. And it is conveniently situated between New York City and Niagara Falls. All of that...
Why You Need to Visit the Finger Lakes, in New York State

Why You Need to Visit the Finger Lakes, in New York State

Even those who live in the United States may not be familiar with the Finger Lakes. They are a well kept secret, the part of upstate New York that sits beneath Lake Ontario and the Canadian border. But just imagine lakes and waterfalls; steep slopes covered with...
Book Review: Everyday Adventures from Lonely Planet

Book Review: Everyday Adventures from Lonely Planet

Now that the summer holidays are over, are you yearning for the next trip? Are you planning a “staycation” next time round? Or are you just looking for ways of making the most of your free time? Whatever your plans, a “microadventure” might be just what you need....