Backpacking in the Hudson Valley: Don’t Forget to Bring a Natural Bug Repellent

Posted Posted in Beacon, Bodybuilding Coach, Catskills, Environment, Environmental Justice, Exploring Hudson Valley, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Hiking, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Living, MIllennials, Natural Bug Repellents, Natural Skincare, Natural Tick Repellent, Organic Living, Outdoor Living, Photo Gallery, Travel, Upstate, Upstate NY

Natural bug repellent is important for any outdoor adventurer, but it’s especially crucial to bring along on backpacking trips in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. Unlike DEET and Picaridin repellents, natural bug repellents won’t harm the environment or leave you feeling sticky and smelling like chemicals, so you can still enjoy long days of hiking without worrying about annoying bugs flying into your face all day long. With a few simple ingredients from your kitchen, you can make your own natural bug repellent that will last all day long – read on how to do it yourself! Backpacking in the […]

How to find the best Airbnb photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

How to find the best Airbnb photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Management, Airbnb Optimization, Airbnb Photographer, Airbnb Photography, ALLUVION, Hudson Valley Photography, Photography, Real Estate Photography, Upstate, Upstate NY, Vacation Rentals

How to find the best Airbnb photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills – Presented by ALLUVION Real Estate – Photos by Maxwell Alexander / ALLUVION MEDIA / Duncan Avenue Studios Airbnb, the online marketplace and hospitality service, has changed the way travelers book accommodations. It’s not only convenient but often cheaper than other options as well. Upstate’s Hudson Valley and Catskills regions are some of the most popular vacation rental destinations in the World, so there is a great deal of competition is happening on the market. The success of your Airbnb listing and the overall booking rate will […]

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley's Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Beauty, Earth Day, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hiking Adventures, Home Decor, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Living, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photo Prints, Photography, Travel, Upstate, Visual Meditation, Wall Art, Wellness, What is it to do in Hudson Valley this Weekend

What does spring look like in the Hudson Valley? Photographer Maxwell Alexander shares with us his vivid photography of one day in Bowdoin Park, one of his favorite places in the Hudson Valley. We see a glimpse of the real beauty and wonder that surrounds us this time of year, and how it’s best captured through the lens of an artist’s eye. The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery The Magic of Spring After a busy day in the office (processing endless photoshoots from […]

The Best Weekend Getaway in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

The Best Weekend Getaway in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

Posted Posted in 2022, Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Photography, Cabins, Catskills, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Home Decorating, Hudson Valley Airbnb, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Travel, Upstate

The Hudson Valley and Catskills regions in New York offer an abundance of historical sites, outdoor adventures, and unique shopping experiences, all within easy reach of the city. If you’re looking to spend the weekend in this beautiful region, here are some of our top recommendations of things to do in the Hudson Valley & Catskills: Stay at historic Bed & Breakfast near Tannersville Have an Airbnb experience in Saugerties Stay at VRBO in Highland Falls Where to stay AirBnB or VRBO/HomeAway? : If you’re planning a weekend getaway, it’s hard to beat a stay at a nearby home. They […]

The Best Airbnb Photography In Hudson Valley and Upstate, NY

Exploring the Hudson River Valley on Airbnb and VRBO

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photography, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Upstate, Upstate NY, Upstate NY Real Estate, Vacation, Vacation Rentals

How many Airbnb listings do you think there are in the Hudson River Valley? If you guessed 1,000, you’d be wrong (but not by much). There are actually over 1,500 listings of Hudson River Valley rentals on Airbnb! From classic Catskills lodges to upstate New York vacation homes to historic farmhouses and cabins, this region has one of the most diverse Airbnb communities in the country. When it comes to renting on Airbnb in Hudson River Valley, New York, you really can’t go wrong with any of these beautiful properties. The Most Luxurious Vacation Rentals in Upstate New York Looking […]

Lunch at Silk Factory Cafe turned into Funkin’ Fridays Show – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Maxwell Alexander, New York, Newburgh, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Travel, Upstate, Upstate NY

Newburgh, NY never disappoints when it comes to surprising us all with brand new venues and experiences popping up seem like every other day or so. Friday Lunch at Silk Factory Cafe in Newburgh, NY turned into Funkin’ Fridays show – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander The Silk Factory Cafe specializes in locally sourced ingredients and fresh baked goods, and it’s one of my favorite places to visit when I need to get away from city life. In addition to their breakfast and lunch items, they also offer a full bar with creatively designed flights of mimosas and bloody […]

The Peter Phillips House – Hudson Valley / Upstate, NY   Kingston, NY / Home for Sale

Take a Photo Tour of The Peter Phillips House – Home for Sale in Kingston, NY

Posted Posted in Home Decor, Home for Sale in Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Photo Gallery, Photography, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate, Upstate NY, Upstate NY Real Estate

The perfect blend of historic and hip: This Second Empire gem perched atop one of the Hudson Valley’s most historically important streets has been meticulously updated for modern living, but with all of its stunning architectural character preserved. The Peter Phillips House – Hudson Valley / Upstate, NY / Kingston, NY / Home for Sale – 45 West Chestnut Street, Kingston, NY 12401 / Asking Price: $749,000 / Listing by: BHHS HUDSON VALLEY / Associate Broker Hayes Clement / 917-568-5226 / Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios The Peter Phillips House, built in the late 1800s for a supervisor of […]

Discover Bluestone Bed and Basecamp – Hudson Valley's First Boutique Hotel

Discover Bluestone Bed and Basecamp – Hudson Valley’s First Boutique Hotel

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Photography, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley Farms, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Staycation, Travel, Upstate, Upstate NY, Vacation, Vacation Rentals

Our boutique hotel is the first of its kind in the Hudson Valley! It is a micro-hotel because of its small size. The boutique part comes from its distinctive specialty. Unlike your grandmother’s B&B, this is a hotel. There is nothing conventional about the Bluestone Basecamp in the way it approaches modern accommodations, but it does it in a fabulously unconventional way. We offer guests a number of indoor and outdoor places to relax, frolic, and enjoy communal and secluded leisure activities. Are you up for a campfire, croquet match, or crossdressing? How about horseshoes, a honeymoon, or happy hour? […]

Professional Airbnb Photography Services in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and NYC

Professional Airbnb Photography Services in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and NYC

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Architectural Photography, Duncan Avenue Photography Studio, Duncan Avenue Studios, Farmhouse Decor, Hudson Valley Farms, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Maxwell L Alexander, New York, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate, Upstate NY Real Estate, Vacation Rentals

Duncan Avenue Studios offers both on-location and in-studio photography services for Airbnb hosts in the Hudson Valley area of New York. Located in the Mid-Hudson Valley, we serve clients throughout Rockland, Orange, Putnam, Dutchess, Sullivan, Ulster, Columbia, and Greene counties. To learn more about our work with Airbnb hosts or to book your own shoot, visit our Real Estate Photography Services page here. We offer more than just amazing photographs; we provide you with customized professional real estate and vacation travel marketing solutions that meet your specific needs and objectives as an Airbnb host. Hudson Woods for Home Sweet Hudson – […]

The Maverick – Luxury Airbnb Listing in Woodstock, NY – The Best Hudson Valley Airbnb Listings – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Discover The Maverick – Luxury Airbnb Rental Cabin in Hudson Valley’s Woodstock, New York

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Best Real Estate, Exploring Hudson Valley, Farmhouse, Hiking Adventures, Home Decor, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate

Discover The Maverick – Luxury Airbnb in Hudson Valley’s Woodstock, NY – Top 10 Hudson Valley Style Airbnb Listings – Airbnb Listing Photography by Alluvion Media The Maverick is a recently renovated mid-century modern ranch with two spacious bedrooms & two full bathrooms. A vintage Preway fireplace anchors the living room, which is furnished with Eames furniture. The large expansive wrap-around deck and the views of the 4 acres of former state parkland create a feeling of being in a treehouse. Restaurants and bars in downtown Woodstock are just a 5-minute drive away if you feel like going out. Discover […]

The Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley Have a Little Something for Everyone this Winter – The Best Airbnb Listings in the Hudson Valley and Catskills – Airbnb Photography by Maxwell Alexander / Alluvion Media

The Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley Have a Little Something for Everyone this Winter

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Catskills, Exploring Hudson Valley, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Staging, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Farms, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander, Photography, Upstate, Upstate NY Real Estate, Vacation, Vacation Rentals

If you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley are a great option! These regions of upstate New York offer year-round attractions, including plenty of entertainment venues, small-town markets, and fantastic natural scenery that you can enjoy with friends or family members any time of year. Here are just some of the wonderful things to do while visiting this area! The Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley Have a Little Something for Everyone this Winter – Hudson Valley Airbnb Photography by Maxwell Alexander / Alluvion Media Things to do in […]

Farmhouses in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley

Farmhouses in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley

Posted Posted in Airbnb Photographer, Farm House, Farm Living, Farmhouse, Farmhouse Decor, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sustainable Design, Travel, Upstate, Vacation Rentals

Farmhouses in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley – Airbnb/Real Estate Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Alluvion Media Farmhouses in the Catskill Mountains were built to withstand the extreme winter weather and rugged landscape, and are architecturally different from other farmhouses around the country. The majority of farmhouses are either vernacular structures or have been designed using the Farmhouse Style, which was popularized by architect Andrew Jackson Downing in his 1842 book The Architecture of Country Houses. Those early farmhouses still dot the rolling hills of New York’s Hudson Valley, giving an authentic feel to modern-day farm life in America’s most […]

Holiday Gift Ideas for Men – Men's Fashion Accessories by HARD NEW YORK – Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Men’s Fashion Accessories by HARD NEW YORK – 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted Posted in Fashion, Fashion Accessories, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Him, Happy Holidays, HARD NEW YORK, Holiday Gift Guide, Holidays, Hudson Valley Fashion, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Style, Men's Accessories, Men's Fashion, Men's Fashion Accessories, Mens Accessories, Mens Bracelets, Mens Fashion Accessroies, Mens Style, Product Review, Sponsored Content, Upstate

Shopping for the most favorite men in your life can be especially challenging during the 2021 supply chain crisis (caused by truckers protesting slave labor conditions and below poverty line pay) on top of the collapse of obnoxious Consumerism and Capitalism as we know it. No matter if it’s your dad, brother, boyfriend, or platonic friend, you might find yourself at a complete loss when it comes to gift-giving, causing you a certain amount of dread leading up to a major holiday like Thanksgiving, Christmas, or the New Year. Men’s Fashion Accessories by HARD NEW YORK – 2021 Holiday Gift […]

5 Reasons Maxwell Alexander is The Best Real Estate Photographer in New York

5 Reasons Maxwell Alexander is The Best Real Estate Photographer in New York

Posted Posted in Aerial Photography, Airbnb, Duncan Avenue Studios, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Maxwell L Alexander, Photography, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate, Upstate NY Real Estate

You’ve probably noticed that there are more and more photographers trying to get your business these days. Why should you choose Maxwell Alexander and Duncan Avenue Studios to photograph your home or Airbnb listing? Here are five reasons why Maxwell Alexander has consistently been rated the best real estate photographer studio in New York. 1) He uses professional equipment It’s hard to believe that a small camera can produce big results. But, when you’re working with equipment as Duncan Avenue Studios uses, it’s easy to see why Maxwell has been able to make such a name for himself. His unique […]

Negotiating Tactics to Get the Best Price for Your Home - Real Estate 101 with Broker Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agnets in Hudson Valley, Westchester and Catskills, NY

Negotiating Tactics to Get the Best Price for Your Home – Real Estate 101 with Broker Dino Alexander

Posted Posted in Dino Alexander, Homes and Gardens, Homes for Sale in Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Realtor, Sponsored Content, Upstate, Upstate NY Real Estate

The process of selling a home doesn’t have to be stressful. A good real estate agent will handle all the negotiating tactics and act as a buffer between the seller and the buyer. Negotiating Tactics to Get the Best Price for Your Home – Real Estate 101 with Broker Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley, Westchester, and Catskills, NY Together with your agent, you’ll be ready to handle anything or discuss anything that might arise during the negotiation process. You have to start by knowing what it is that you want out […]