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Berkshires, Hikes, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

Woods, Fields and Wetlands in The Berkshires/ Field Farm Reservation

During a quick summer weekend escape to the Berkshires, we spent a couple of hours at a lovely hidden gem just west of Route 7 and north of Route 43 southwest of Williamstown, known to locals as Field Farm. After parking at a relatively big parking lot we embarked on a pretty stroll through the very picturesque and still very […]

Berkshires, Hikes, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel

Babbling Falls and Tranquil Hike to Majestic Views: Chapel Brook Falls

A windy country road passing straight through the town of Ashfield, MA brought us to this beautiful hidden gem tuck away in the foothills of the Berkshires. We were pleasantly surprised to have gotten here at the right time for a Saturday morning Farmers Market offering a wide variety of handmade food, baking goods and crafts of all kinds. There […]

Florida, Pensacola, Travel

Civil War History That You Can Touch: Fort Pickens Florida

If you are traveling in the Florida Panhandle, or the Gulf Coast of Alabama you don’t want to miss a visit to pentagonal historic United States military fort – Fort Pickens, located on Santa Rosa island. Fort Pickens is a ruined 19th century fortification which guarded Pensacola Bay and remained in use until 1947. We have visited a great number […]

Florida, Pensacola, Travel

Experience the Real Florida at Big Lagoon State Park, Florida

If you are looking to experience the “Real Florida” the secluded Big Lagoon State Park located just ten kilometers southwest of Pensacola on Gulf Beach Highway is a great way to start. This 705 acre park circles the northern boundary of Big Lagoon as it snakes toward Pensacola Bay to the east. Within the boundaries of the park you’ll find […]