Travel Tip of the Day: Know Your Holidays

Memorial Day

Know Your Holidays Happy Memorial Day! My thanks go out today to all the brave men and women who keep our country safe, and to all those who’ve ever been a part of our military. As I noted on Veteran’s Day, upgrading a soldier is a great way to show your appreciation. But just imagine for a second that you’re not American, […]

Memorial Day in Connecticut


Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching and I can’t wait as it’s my favorite weekend of the year! This holiday is the unofficial kickoff to summer and everyone in the northeast instantly gets happier, and why not—they survived another winter! AAA expects an increase of 1.5 million travelers over last year with 36.1 million people […]

2012 Memorial Day Weekend in Connecticut

Rowayton, CT

Anyone with ties to Rowayton knows that there’s no better time of year to come back than Memorial Day.

2012 Annual Memorial Day Stickball Game in Rowayton, Connecticut

2012 Annual Memorial Day Stickball

Stickball After the Rowayton Memorial Day parade, my friends and I headed to the Community Center field where we play our annual stickball game. Growing up, we played every day in the summer. Now, this is the only day we play all year. The perfectly lined oak trees have slowly disappeared (kind of like my hair), […]

2012 Memorial Day Parade in Rowayton, Connecticut

Bell Island

This past weekend, we celebrated Memorial Day in the United States. It’s my favorite weekend of the year and there’s no other place I’d rather be than in Connecticut with my family and childhood friends. I grew up in South Norwalk, Connecticut (42 miles outside of New York City) and people who come from this neck of […]

Memorial Day in Connecticut & Rio


Greetings from Connecticut! This week, we finish up our trip to South America in style as we travel from Argentina to Rio and check in to one of the world’s most famous hotels: The Copacabana Palace. You won’t want to miss this or one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. We then spend […]