Hudson Valley Honey: A Cocktail as Colorful as Your Flag – Hudson Valley Style Mixology with Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Hudson Valley Honey: A Cocktail as Colorful as Your Flag – Hudson Valley Style Mixology

Ditch the basic brunch beverages and embrace the vibrant spirit of the Hudson Valley with the Hudson Valley Honey, a cocktail that’s as delightful as a springtime hike. This health-conscious concoction is perfect for those who prioritize both flavor and wellness. Hudson Valley Honey: A Cocktail as Colorful as Your Flag – Hudson Valley […]

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Burgers, Brews, and Bee's Knees: A Gaytastic Gastronomy in the Catskills – Taphouse Grill in Windham, NY – Restaurant Reviews with Photographer Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Burgers, Brews, and Bee’s Knees: A Gaytastic Gastronomy in the Catskills – Taphouse Grill in Windham, NY

Strap in, foodies and cocktail connoisseurs! I’m on a relentless quest, a mission to unearth the crown jewels of cuisine and the sanctuaries of spirits in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. Today, I’m your effervescent guide on a gaytastic culinary and bar hopping escapade in Windham, NY. With an insatiable appetite and a thirst […]

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Charlie O's Hometown Bar & Grill in Red Hook, NY – Gay-Tastic Travel Adventures with Your Upstate Guides Max & Dino – Upstate Restaurant Reviews Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Charlie O’s Hometown Bar & Grill in Red Hook, NY – Gay-Tastic Travel Adventures with Your Upstate Guides Max & Dino

Hey y’all! 🌟 Maxwell Alexander here, your favorite photographer/fitness model and gay cowboy explorer 🤠🏳️‍🌈, traveling up and down Hudson Valley with my dashing hubby, Dino Alexander 🕺. We recently saddled up and trotted into the charming town of Red Hook, NY, and lemme spill the beans: we stumbled upon a hidden gem – […]

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Cold Spring Depot: A Delicious Stop in Cold Spring, NY – Hudson Valley Restaurant Reviews

As a professional travel photographer, I am always on the lookout for unique and picturesque destinations to explore and capture on camera. The Hudson Valley’s Cold Spring, NY, is one such place that offers the perfect blend of natural beauty and authentic small-town charm. Just a short train ride from New York City, Cold […]

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An Epicurean Journey through the Catskill Mountains: Unearthing the Charms of Peekamoose Restaurant and Tap Room in Big Indian, NY

The Catskill Mountains, with their rugged, untamed beauty, never fail to ignite my wanderlust. As a seasoned travel and lifestyle photographer, the allure of the unknown and the thrill of capturing the raw magic of natural landscapes have taken me to numerous places. This time, I found myself being drawn towards Big Indian’s “forever […]

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Infused with Nature: Using Hudson Valley's Fresh Botanicals in Your Homemade Margarita – Hudson Valley Style Mixology with Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Infused with Nature: Using Hudson Valley’s Fresh Botanicals in Your Homemade Margarita

Hudson Valley, renowned for its scenic landscapes and agricultural heritage, also boasts some of the best farmer’s markets brimming with fresh produce. These markets, offering everything from aromatic herbs to juicy berries, are a treasure trove for mixologists and margarita lovers alike. Elevate your cocktail game by incorporating these fresh finds from local farmer’s […]

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Lily's Steaks and Cocktails in Windham, NY - Where Catskills Magic Meets Culinary Delight – Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Reviews with Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Lilly’s Steaks & Cocktails in Windham, NY – Where Catskills Magic Meets Culinary Delight

Oh, Lily’s, you had me at that “Fresh Classic Mojito.” As I embarked on my Catskill Mountains getaway, staying at the charming mountain cabin by Alluvion Vacations, little did I know that I’d stumble upon a dining experience that would perfectly complement the beauty of the Catskill Mountains landscape. Lilly’s Steaks and Cocktails in […]

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Revitalize Your Hudson Valley and Catskills Holiday Getaway with Maxwell Alexander's Pomegranate Martini – Holiday Mixology with Fitness Model and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Revitalize Your Hudson Valley Holiday with Maxwell Alexander’s Pomegranate Martini – Holiday Mixology

Escape to the serene Hudson Valley this holiday season and elevate your getaway with an exclusive mixology experience presented by Alluvion Vacations, the premier LGBTQ+ travel company in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. Join renowned lifestyle guru and mixologist Maxwell Alexander for a journey into the art of creating the perfect pomegranate martini, a […]

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Hudson Valley Winter's Feast: Il Figlio Enoteca Restaurant Weaves Cozy Elegance and Culinary Artistry in Fishkill, NY – Restaurant Reviews with Maxwell Alexander

Hudson Valley Winter’s Feast: Il Figlio Enoteca Restaurant Weaves Cozy Elegance and Culinary Artistry in Fishkill, NY

Nestled in the scenic embrace of the Hudson Valley lies Il Figlio Enoteca, a culinary gem that I had the pleasure of discovering on a mission to find the finest dining experiences in the region. This Italian restaurant in Fishkill, NY, is a haven for epicureans, a place where the art of culinary creation […]

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Sustainable Living Practices in Hudson Valley: A Fusion of Design and Wellness – by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Designer, Certified Fitness Trainer, Bodybuilding and Sports Nutrition Coach – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Sustainable Living Practices in Hudson Valley: A Fusion of Design and Wellness

In the picturesque settings of the Hudson Valley, sustainable living is more than a trend; it’s a way of life. Spearheaded by local hospitality businesses like Alluvion Vacations, whose expertise in interior design and wellness converge, these practices are reshaping local homes and lifestyles. Sustainable Living Practices in Hudson Valley: A Fusion of Design […]

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Festive Flavors Unfold at The Dutch Ale House in Saugerties, NY – Restaurant Reviews with Photographer Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

Festive Flavors Unfold at The Dutch Ale House in Saugerties, NY – Restaurant Reviews with Maxwell Alexander

In the heart of Saugerties, NY, amidst the holiday enchantment with twinkling lights and festive decor, The Dutch Ale House stands as a culinary beacon, a place where gastronomy and atmosphere intertwine. My quest for the finest eateries led me to this charming spot during the most magical season of the year. Festive Flavors […]

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Crisp, Golden, and Rooted in Culture: The Jolly Onion's Blooming Legacy – Warwick, NY – Hudson Valley Restaurant Reviews with Maxwell Alexander

Crisp, Golden, and Rooted in Culture: The Jolly Onion’s Blooming Legacy – Pine Island, NY

Embarking on a voyage of epicurean discovery through the fertile crescents of the Hudson Valley and Catskills, my story unfurls in the quaint town of Warwick, NY—a land famously cradled by the Black Dirt Region. This area, a tapestry of nutrient-rich soil, is a paradise for agronomists and gourmands alike, famed for yielding onions […]

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Unveiling Hudson Valley’s Best-Kept Secret: Enchanting Evenings at Tousey Winery in Germantown, NY

From the very first glance, Tousey Winery in Germantown, NY captured my heart with its rustic charm and warm ambiance. Nestled in the heart of Hudson Valley, this winery perfectly encapsulates the spirit of the region, and my evening there was nothing short of magical. Unveiling Hudson Valley’s Best-Kept Secret: Enchanting Evenings at Tousey […]

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Discover Alluvion Vacations' Newest Wellness-Focused Getaway: A Catskill Mountains Cabin Retreat in Windham, NY – Presented by Alluvion Vacations – Photography by Maxwell Alexander for Alluvion Media

Discover Alluvion Vacations’ Newest Wellness-Focused Getaway: A Catskill Mountains Cabin Retreat in Windham, NY

In the southeastern tapestry of New York lies a region where lush forests dance with meandering rivers and iconic peaks touch the sky – the Catskill Mountains. For centuries, these majestic terrains have captivated the hearts of nature enthusiasts, artists, and those seeking solace from the urban cacophony. Today, in the heart of this […]

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An Unforgettable Evening at the Bourbon Street Bar & Grill - A Culinary Gem of Monroe, NY – Hudson Valley Restaurant Reviews with Photographer Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations

An Unforgettable Evening at the Bourbon Street Bar & Grill – A Culinary Gem of Monroe, NY

One beautiful Hudson Valley evening, my husband Dino and I found ourselves meandering through the picturesque landscape of Monroe, NY – an undiscovered jewel of the lower Hudson Valley, speckled with enticing restaurants and eateries. Among these, one place had a particular allure that captured our adventurous spirits: Bourbon Street Bar & Grill. It […]

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Sizzling Skewers & Scenic Views: A Catskill Mountains Hideaway Experience at Alluvion Vacations' Pond Life Farmhouse in Bloomville, NY – Vegan Grilling with Maxwell Alexander – Presented by Alluvion Vacations – Hospitality Photography by Alluvion Media

Sizzling Skewers & Scenic Views: A Catskill Mountains Hideaway Experience at Alluvion Vacations’ Farmhouse in Bloomville, NY

As the vibrant shades of summer yield to the amber tones of autumn, the Hudson Valley’s breathtaking vistas are perfectly captured in the heart of the Catskills. While the region is renowned for its breathtaking scenery, artsy towns, and historic landmarks, it’s also rapidly becoming a coveted spot for vacation rentals that blend relaxation […]

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