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Visit Placerville – A Historic Town In Northern California

Entering from the barren, dry grassy hills of El Dorado Hills, into Placerville (pronounced plaa-ser-ville) is quite a treat to the eyes. Almost suddenly I am transported into a land with beautiful, tall Pine, Oak and Fir trees. Not just are the hills greener and the sky more blue and welcoming, all of a sudden… Continue reading Visit Placerville – A Historic Town In Northern California

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Weekend Away -Portsmouth in Winter

As the winter really sets in, I am one of those people who take weekend trips to colder places. I mean, which of you will not agree that a few degrees colder than NYC is easy to handle? My logic about not going to warmer places is, I just cannot come back to the cold in… Continue reading Weekend Away -Portsmouth in Winter

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Weekend In Hudson Valley (Part 2) – Woodstock

Another Weekend in Hudson Valley   Woodstock is my perfect cure to relax, eat, look within and reset. If that’s what you are looking for, don’t wait to travel to another Thailand or India. You can start right here. Right now. My first trip out of New York, first weekend getaway, when Ashwin and I had… Continue reading Weekend In Hudson Valley (Part 2) – Woodstock

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Weekend in Hudson Valley (Part 1) – Saugerties, Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck & Hyde Park – A little bit of Dutchess County  Easter break is almost here. A three day weekend is around the corner. If you don’t have family around (like most immigrants) or are new to this part of the country or are simply looking to get out of New York, here are a… Continue reading Weekend in Hudson Valley (Part 1) – Saugerties, Rhinebeck

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My Take : Rockport on the coast of Massachusetts

Since spring/summer bookings have already begun and seaside destinations are as popular as they are, it’s about time this post went out. Last spring I was in Rockport, a little seaside town off the coast of Massachusetts, about 4 1/2 hours from New York City. It was part of a longer road trip for me. But it could be a… Continue reading My Take : Rockport on the coast of Massachusetts