What to do in Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island about 2,500 miles away from Boston and 2,700 miles from NYC. Recently, I went on a trip with my sister to Iceland and it was stunning! With geysers, lava fields, volcanoes, and hot springs, Iceland is going to continue to be a popular destination for years to come. We took…

230 Fifth Street Roofdeck

In November of 2017, Instagram released the top most instagrammed restaurants in the U.S. As seen in this Architectural Digest article, 230 Fifth Street in New York City tops the list! I luckily got to visit this beautiful roofdeck during my last trip to NYC in December 2017. Yes, you read that right. It is…

Portland, Maine: What to Do

Portland Maine is a beautiful waterfront city that sits on a peninsula extending into Casco Bay. Filled with red brick buildings, delicious restaurants, and beautiful shops – many of which are filled with local artists’ creations – this is a great getaway  whether you live in New England or are flying across the country. Read…

Perfect Weekend Getaways

Take advantage of your weekend by traveling to these cities and towns. You could keep coming back to these destinations over and over and still find new things to do, but they are great for exploring a few days at a time. While there are many other destinations that fit the bill for this list,…

Haleakalā Crater, Maui

If you are visiting Maui, you must take a trip to Haleakalā Crater! When I went to Maui, I stayed at the Sheraton in Kaanapali and it was about a two hour drive to the crater. Haleakalā Crater is Maui’s highest peak, sitting at 10,023 feet above sea level. This “crater” was formed after years…

The Ultimate Packing List

I make a packing list days before every trip I take. Writing things down a few days early allows me to remember the random items I may have forgotten on the first pass. It also reminds me to pack the last minute items (such as toothbrushes, hair brushes, etc.) that I have to use the…

What to Do in Boston

Boston is an amazing city. It’s full of great restaurants, beautiful parks, and historic buildings and sites. While there’s plenty to do while you are there, the list below contains my favorite options. What to do in Boston: Walk through Boston Public Garden and make sure to stop by the Make Way for Ducklings statues!…

What to Do Over the Holidays in NYC

This past December 2017, we went to New York and it was holiday bliss! We had so much fun and really got into the holiday spirit all thanks to NYC. If you are looking for a fun weekend away in the winter, we recommend a trip to NYC and here are our recommendations for what…

New Years Eve Trip: Bermuda

This past New Year’s Eve, my family and I went to the island of Bermuda. Such a great decision! We stayed at the Newstead Belmont Hills Hotel – a perfect location in the middle of the island and just a short ferry ride away from Hamilton (the main city). The hotel had two restaurants (a…

Best Towns to Visit in New England

New England is a great place to visit. In just a few hours, you can drive through stunning landscapes (including beaches, farms, and mountains), quaint towns, and lively cities. If you are looking for road trip stops on your New England getaway, check out these towns and cities. Portsmouth, NH Meredith, NH Portland, ME York,…

Castle in the Clouds

If you are traveling to New Hampshire, one place you must visit is Castle in the Clouds! What is Castle in the Clouds? Well, it’s a 16-room mansion sitting atop a mountain in Moultonborough. Its land stretches more than 5,000 acres! Once you buy tickets and pass through the front gate, you will drive up…

Best Places to Eat in Boston

Whether you are visiting Boston from out of town or a local wanting to try someplace new, there are plenty of amazing restaurants in this great city. Check out the list of restaurants below broken down by location. Please note: this does not include every neighborhood of Boston. Brookline Barcelona Wine Bar – delicious Spanish…