Free Things To Do In Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Free Things to Do on Martha’s Vineyard

During my first visit to Martha’s Vineyard, I spent the weekend exploring historic towns like Chilmark and West Tisbury. I strolled through Edgartown - the island’s first colonial settlement and my best friend and I ended the weekend with…

Our Weekend Getaway at Ocean Manor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale

Unable to resist the affordable flights to visit Florida this fall, Fort Lauderdale was the perfect beach destination for our annual mother-daughter trip. Since we were short on time and wanted to make the most of our weekend getaway,…
HI Baltimore Hostel Review: Visiting Baltimore, Maryland

HI Baltimore Hostel Review: Outdoor Patio & Pancakes

In the center of downtown Baltimore, HI Baltimore Hostel (Hostelling International Baltimore) transforms a historic 1857 brownstone mansion into a charming retreat for budget travelers. With pride flags, high ceilings, large chandeliers and…
San Francisco Brunch Restaurants

San Francisco Brunch Spots On a Budget

Ah, brunch: that one meal that's not quite breakfast or lunch but something entirely different. Though it might not be as popular as brunch in New York City, brunch is a favorite in San Francisco. It also lives up to tradition. With so…
Row NYC Hotel Review: Row NYC Hotel Room Keys

Row NYC Review: A Sleek Hotel in Times Square

A few weeks ago, a few friends from out-of-town and I had the chance to catch up in New York City. Instead of rushing back home to Connecticut, like I usually do, I decided to spend the weekend in New York City. Since this was last-minute,…
Best Tex-Mex in El Paso Texas

Where To Experience America’s Best Tex-Mex in El Paso

Many popular "Mexican" foods are actually Tex-Mex. Burritos, nachos, fajitas, enchiladas, chimichangas, and hard-shell tacos are some of the most common Tex-Mex foods. You can find this mouth-watering culinary hybrid all over the U.S.…
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…
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…
Weekend in Chicago: A Chicago Budget with Spending Costs

How Much Does A Trip To Chicago Cost?

Weekend trips are what I like to call "small doses of travel". Arriving Friday night and returning home on Sunday, Chicago is a great weekend destination if you're short on time. From free walking tours to casual strolls along the Chicago Riverwalk,…