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…
Toronto Airbnb in Yorkville for $75 USD a night

Affordable Toronto Airbnb in Yorkville For $75 A Night

Even though I book flights months in advance, I have a habit of waiting until the last-minute for accommodations. And although it sometimes backfires, for the most part, booking Airbnb a few weeks before a trip works for me. I've found that…
Fourth of July in Jacksonville Events & Activities

Irresistible Ways To Spend Fourth of July in Jacksonville

With warm weather, a cool coastal breeze, sandy beaches, and an upbeat metropolitan area, Jacksonville, Florida, is a busy city all year round. But with Fourth of July celebrations continuing all week long, "Jax" transforms Florida's largest…
Historic Pittsburgh Inclines To Visit

Historic Pittsburgh Inclines For Fantastic City Views

Ranked as one of the best places to travel to in 2017 by Harper's Bazaar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is becoming a travel hotspot. If you're looking to sail along the water and experience the brilliant city skyline, then Pittsburgh offers wonderful…
Fearless Girl Sculpture: Why Now Is A Good Time To Visit Fearless Girl in New York City

Why Now Is The Best Time To Visit The Fearless Girl in NYC

Since I don't get to play tourist often, spending a weekend in New York City is a big deal. It's the only time that I get to sightsee without time constraints. And even though I now live in Connecticut, my recent weekend jaunt reminded…
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina Affordable Destination Wedding Fort Myers Florida

Affordable Fort Myers Destination Wedding With Beach Views

Growing up I had little interest in planning a dream wedding. I was too busy with dance and swimming lessons to care. In fact, for a long time, I thought that I would start planning for my wedding after I said "Yes!". Yet after helping my friends…
Monticello Wine Trail in Charlottesville Virginia

Monticello Wine Trail: A Day Trip From Richmond, Virginia

Inspired by Thomas Jefferson's bold dream to create vineyards near his home in Virginia, the Monticello Wine Trail consists of over 30 wineries that produce some of the highest-quality grapes and wines in the world. Only an hour away from Richmond,…
Hunter Mountain Discover Outdoors Day Trip From New York City

Hiking Hunter Mountain NY With Discover Outdoors

I love exploring the great outdoors but with a hectic schedule, long weekends and trips abroad were the only times that I'd get to escape. After focusing more on health and wellness this year, I stopped making excuses. The lack of time was no…
New York City helicopter tour with iconic sights like Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building

Iconic Landmarks To See On A New York City Helicopter Tour

Although I usually dread cutting trips short, flying over New York City is one of my favorite parts about coming back home. On a recent return flight, I took a good look at the city. I studied its skyscrapers, bridges and soccer fields. Looking…
Theatrical Performances in New York City in April 2017

Jaw-Dropping Theatrical Performances I Loved In April 2017

From contemporary ballet to the circus, there were lots of theatrical performances to check out in New York City in April. In case you didn’t get a chance to see these productions, here’s what you missed.   Theatrical Performances You…
Downtown St. Louis, from Keiner plaza, with the old Courthouse in the background - photo by Timothy K Hamilton. Breweries in St. Louis

Brewery Wish List: Visit Three Breweries In St. Louis

When it comes to beer, there’s no shortage of American cities that offer great craft options. Cleveland, Portland, and San Francisco are some of the first that come to mind. And I can't forget my home city, New York City! These cities are…
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…