Fun Things To Do When You're Spending A Weekend Lexington New York City Hotel

Fun Weekend in New York City: Exploring Midtown

I’m a big fan of short weekend trips. Short trips are a great way to discover new things while breaking free from day-to-day routines. With five boroughs and more neighborhoods than you can imagine, planning a weekend trip to New York City…
Toronto Budget Breakdown

Toronto Budget: How Much Does A Trip To Toronto Cost?

Now depending on your needs and interests, your Toronto budget may look different from mine. Nevertheless, use this detailed spending plan as a guide. It'll give you a better sense of how much money you'll need. It'll also shed some light on…
Emergency Savings & Emergency Fund Dos and Dont's

Emergency Fund Dos And Don’ts

My emergency fund has saved my hide more times than I can count. From car insurance payments to overdrafts, I've relied on my emergency fund to get me through sticky situations. Yet setting money aside for those "just in case scenarios"…
Investment Terms For Beginners. Investment Terms for newbies

18 Common Investment Terms To Know

Investing can be overwhelming especially for new investors. With no previous experience or formal education, there's a lot to learn and tons of options to choose from. The media says that millennials aren't investing because they lack…
As You Stay App Review: A Hotel Booking App that Lets You Book Anytime Day or Night

As You Stay App Review: Book A Hotel By The Hour

Maybe you can relate but when it comes to travel planning, I'm not spontaneous. I'm actually the opposite. Before a trip, I try to plan as much as possible. This includes booking accommodations and creating detailed itineraries. But things don't…
Kokedama at Brooklyn Brainery: Make Your Own Living Moss Balls Class in New York City

DIY Kokedama at Brooklyn Brainery: Making A Herb Garden

Since my macrame plant hanger class, I've been thinking about starting an indoor herb garden. A windowsill full of fresh herbs would add a bit of greenery to my kitchen. I could also use the herbs to garnish cocktails and add unique flavors…
Sygic Travel App Review

Sygic Travel Review: The App I Use To Plan All My Trips

Formerly known as Tripomatic, Sygic Travel is the travel planning app that I never leave home without. Back in the day (okay, maybe just a few years ago), I used Tripomatic to organize my trips. The app has come a long way since then. Sygic…
Quintessential British drinks with alcohol.

Classic British Cocktails To Try with Lots of Gin

I'm a craft beer girl. But from time to time I like to switch things up with a classy cocktail. Last weekend I flipped the script and tried something different. I traded my ripped jeans and beanie for a sleek dress and pumps. Instead…
Best Things to Do in Stockholm in Winter

5 Things Do in Stockholm in Winter

From the narrow streets of Old Town to the trendy Södermalm District, visiting Stockholm in the winter was more than I could have ever hoped for. Stockholm is colorful, charming, green and clean. Since I was only in town for the weekend,…
TV Shows To Binge Watch For Long Flights

6 TV Shows To Binge Watch During Your Next Long Flight

One thing that I've learned the hard way is that you can't assume that airlines will have in-flight entertainment. On Virgin Atlantic economy, I had access to award-winning TV shows, movies, documentaries, games, and music. Although this was…
Weekend Trip Travel Essentials To Stay Organized

Travel Essentials: How To Keep Organized On Weekend Trips

I dislike packing. Well actually...I'm being modest. I hate packing (with a passion). If my bags could magically pack themselves, I would be happy. True story - it's the night before my weekend trip to Stockholm and I'm frantically…
Glendalough Walks in Ireland, Wicklow County

Connecting With Nature And Ancient Irish History in Glendalough

Tucked away in the Wicklow Mountains, visiting Glendalough is like stepping back in time. Only an hour south of Dublin, Glendalough is one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. With breathtaking valleys and scenic lakes, it's an…