Exploring New York City: Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

In my quest to explore my own city, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens was a must. It’s been on my list for awhile because I rarely get out of Manhattan (so bad I know!). So when I found that my job would have me right nearby one day, I had to get there early to explore…

Road Trip from Vancouver to Calgary: Squamish and Whistler

On our road trip from Vancouver to Calgary, our second stop on our list was Whistler. We had been to Whistler as kids to ski with our parents but never in the summer. You can read about our time in Vancouver, which was the first time on our road trip, here. But first, I wanted…

Road Trip from Vancouver to Calgary: First Stop Vancity

When I was planning my road trip through British Columbia and Banff National Park, I could not decide where to start. I haven’t seen much of Washington state besides Seattle so I thought it might be a good place to start. But in the end, with only one week off from work, I decided to…

A Mother Daughter Trip to Edinburgh, Scotland

When I booked my trip to Iceland in October 2015, I had only used one vacation day of my 10 I get for theΒ year. So while my friends were only going to Iceland for four nights, I decided to get my mom on board to do a stopover fare to Europe so I could use…

3 Must Do Activities in St Martin

When I have paid days off of work, I do NOT like to waste them. So when I found out that I would have the week off between Christmas and New Years, I got my sister on board to plan a family trip to St Martin. When We Went: Dec. 26, 2015 – Jan. 1,…

Four Nights in Reykjavik, Iceland

I did a four day trip to ReykjavΓ­k with four of my girlfriends and our moms. With A LOT of planning from my psycho Long Island friend Gina, we were able to make traveling as a group of 10 pretty effortless.

Three Days in Austin, Texas

“This doesn’t seem like Texas.” That’s all I kept saying during my three days in Austin, Texas. I’d only been to Texas once before. It was to Dallas for work but we were about two hours outside the city. All I saw were huge, oil baron homes on ginormous plots of land. That was the…

4 Beaches to Check Out in Los Angeles, California

As many people reading this know, I recently relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment (no, I don’t want to be an actor, singer or producer). Outside of entertainment, one of the reasons I was curious about the Left Coast was the beaches. LA, I thought, was a city where you could…