7 Best Restaurants in Boston You Don’t Want to Miss on Your First Visit

Trying to find the perfect restaurants while on vacation is one of my least favorite things to do. I was confronted with this problem again recently when I was looking for the best restaurants in Boston during my last trip. In a city like Boston, you can imagine the amount of restaurants you have to choose from. Trying to narrow it down seemed impossible. Since I'm only in a city for a finite amount time...more

3 Days in Boston: A Perfect First Timer’s Guide for A Weekend Getaway

Boston is one of those cities I just always want to go back to. I've visited three times and haven't gotten tired of it yet - and I really don't think I ever will. It has such a great mix of history, big city, and old time charm, with plenty of attractions worth visiting. Although I could spend forever there, I've found that 3 nights and 3 days in Boston is the perfect amount of...more

The 9 Best Mexican Restaurants in NYC According to A Self-Proclaimed Expert

You can say I have a thing for Mexican food. Where I grew up in Southern California, it's practically got its own spot on the food pyramid, avocados are considered a superfood, and you can get any kind of pepper you want in all the grocery stores. When I first moved to the city, I searched high and low for the best Mexican restaurants in NYC. It's taken me over five years to compile a...more

Unique Bars in New York City for a Fun and Quirky Night Out

I probably don't have to be the one to tell you this but New York City is full of weird personalities and strange sightings. I remember just after a few weeks of living here, I was wandering down 6th Avenue when I saw a guy in a spandex body suit riding his bike, holding a large boom box, and blasting some 80s tune.  Maybe that sounds a little too on the nose, something right out...more

Brooklyn Neighborhood Guide: The Best Things To Do in Prospect Park

Prospect Park is one of those neighborhoods in Brooklyn you just don't hear that much about. Most people who want a little taste of Brooklyn flock to Dumbo or Williamsburg, never actually losing sight of Manhattan. It boggles me because there are a ton of fun things to do in Prospect Park. If you're just brave enough to lose sight of the (East River) shore, you'll find some pretty amazing neighborhoods. I'll be the first...more

List of the Top 5 Things to do in New York City in The Summer

Most New Yorkers live for New York City in the summer, when they can shed layers of clothes and overdose on the Vitamin D their body's have been deprived of all winter. I however am of a small population of people who's always on the fence about it. I do love that in New York there is always a new season to look forward to, I just kind of prefer winter. Summer is the time...more

The Best Bars in Midtown Manhattan Right Near Times Square

Tourists that flock to New York City tend to tether themselves closely to places like Times Square. The fact that it is always bustling with people and lit up 24 hours a day gives visitors a sense of security and safety in numbers in a big chaotic city. However, due to the sheer volume of options, finding the best bars in Midtown to spend an evening can be daunting. So how do you filter through...more

Best Restaurants in Maine Right Near the Coast To Stop At During A Road Trip

I do food, so I love finding destinations that have local and delicious dishes that really defines them. My recent trip to Maine left no shortage of incredible and fresh seafood to indulge in. I was so in love with everything I ate, I wanted to share some of my favorite roadside stops and what I think are the best restaurants in Maine. For five days I ate my weight in fresh lobster, oysters and...more
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New York to Maine the Perfect Dog Friendly 5 Day Road Trip Itinerary

I've been wanting to take a road trip from New York to Maine ever since I moved to the east coast. It's popular as a perfect summer destination to escape the brutal heat of the city. This summer I finally did a five day road trip from New York to Maine with my boyfriend and our dog. I was truly blown away by the mild weather and beautiful surroundings. Why Maine? Being home to stunning...more
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The Best Things To Do In Astoria and Why You Should Visit Now

I moved to New York a little over four years ago and found myself living in Astoria for the better part of my time in the city. It wasn't until I moved in with my boyfriend a few years ago that I traded in my Queens address to try out other neighborhoods in New York. It was a bittersweet decision and there are things I absolutely miss about my first home in New York. Some...more