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…
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…
Butter Lane Cupcakes: Cupcakes 101

Cupcakes 101: Yummy Cupcakes At Butter Lane Cupcakes

When it comes to baking, I'm a late bloomer. While most people learned how to bake when they were young, I baked my first cupcake last week. Ha! Even though I try to avoid the kitchen at all costs. I'm slowly warming up to the idea of cooking…
Winter and Spring Events In New York City and London
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Fun Winter and Spring Events In New York City and London

New York City and London are two of the most exciting cities in the world. At the center of food, art, and culture, both cities are bold and vibrant. But what's New York like during winter? Honestly, I love New York but winters are the worse! Expect…
Bangerz & Mash at Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City by Brunch Theatre

Bangerz & Mash: 8 New Plays Made For NYC Millennials

When was the last time that you enjoyed a play? More importantly, when was the last time that you enjoyed a play as a New York City millennial? I'm talking about a play that you can relate to even if you were too embarrassed to admit it. Serving…
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,…
Visit Philadelphia and Unique Finds

Visit Philadelphia And Stumbling on Unique Finds

Whenever I need a change of scenery, I can visit Philadelphia and count on an amazing time. There is always something happening in Philly which makes it one of my favorite cities to visit on the East Coast. I especially love that history and…
Interesting things to do in Philadelphia with Danielle Des of The Thought Card
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7 Fun and Interesting Things to Do in Philadelphia

When I can't travel very far, visiting nearby cities satisfies my wanderlust and adds a bit of excitement to my sometimes bland routine. Philadelphia is one of my favorite cities to visit on the East Coast and since it's only two hours…
What to do in Philadelphia? 5 Philadelphia Attractions.

A Day In Philadelphia: What to See and Do in Philly

Although Philadelphia is often overlooked, there is a lot more to Philly than just cheesesteaks and hoagies. From outdoor food markets to wall murals, Philadelphia is a historic and eccentric city. If you can only spend a day…