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…
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…
Thrifty Traveler Premium Review: Flight Deal Email Subscription Service

How to Find the Best Flight Deals with Thrifty Traveler Premium

Although lots of fare alert sites claim to offer exclusive flight deals, err on the side of caution. I can’t count how many times I’ve gotten excited about a flight deal only to find out that it doesn’t exist. Way to play with my emotions! Avid…
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17 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…
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…
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…
Swimming With Sea Turtles and Snorkeling With Calabaza Sailing Cruises

Barbados Shipwrecks & Swimming With Sea Turtles

Want to swim with sea turtles and spot shipwrecks? Then consider cruising the Caribbean Sea aboard a luxurious catamaran in Barbados. Feel like royalty as the crew pampers you with unlimited food and drink. Relax on a hammock or if you're feeling…
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…