Weekend Away: Two days in York, Maine

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Whenever I flee New York City for a weekend, slowing down is the primary goal, finding good food a very close second. Turns out, Maine is great for both. Even if you don’t live for lobster (the crustacean is so prevalent here, that even McDonalds serves up a seasonal McLobster sandwich), America’s northeasternmost sea-loving state is never short on charm—and York is one town there that does charm best.

5 things I won’t travel without

5 things travel

I’m not exactly sure what it is about travel products that make me the kind of excited that comes with Christmas, but I could test, try and talk about adventure paraphernalia all day long. But let’s face it, everything can’t make it on every trip or I’d be going completely against my endless advocacy for packing light. There are however, a handful of things that I always pack for a trip—my version of the essentials.