TOP 5 Lesser-Known Travel Spots in NY for 2015 / 2016

It is getting close to that time of year again, where we take a look back at what we’ve done and enjoyed during year before we reset for another new year to come. It’s been a hell of an opening year here as Captain of this Hobbyist ship and I’m glad to have shared my experiences with you all. Below is my top 5 list of the best lesser-known travel destinations you can find in my home state of New York.

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Apple Picking along Keuka Lake – Things to do in NY #11

This year we went to a place in Penn Yann to pick apples called Apple Barrel Orchards. It is just up the hill from the shoreline of Keuka Lake, and while you are out in the orchards you can get a decent view of the northern most portion of the lake. While I don’t think it is the biggest U-pick place to go to in the state, it surely seems like best place for apples, grapes, and cherries.

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Must Have Plugins for WordPress Blogs and Websites

I frequently get asked about which plugins I use here on www.CaptainHobbyist.com, so I guess it is time to post which ones I use that I find are really helpful. This is a list of “Must have plugins” that I feel like just about everyone would and/or should use on their Wordpress blogs, all of which are free or have free versions to use.

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10 Amazing but Unobtainable Gifts Your Man Would Love

The summer is over, which means Christmas won’t be too far away, and if you are like me you probably wait until the last minute to decide what to buy. After knowing someone for awhile gifts can be pretty hard to find for people, so I have put together this list full of things every guy would love to have…even if they are WAYYY out of 99% of the populations budget.

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WordPress.ORG vs WordPress.COM vs Blogger

After such a long break from blogging, I felt like I needed to reevaluate what I wanted and needed out of my bogging platform. In this article I will run through the Pros and Cons of using the Wordpress Platform

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