Gruyeres, Switzerland

Gruyeres is a quaint mountain town in southwestern Switzerland. When we got there, I felt like I stepped into the book Heidi!  The town is famous for its chocolate and cheese (yum!) and the perfect size for a day trip. If you are staying in Montreux, it’s really easy to get to here from there. Eat at Le…

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…

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…

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…

Budget Travel: How to Do It

Budget travel is something everyone wants, but not everyone masters it. I take 4-5 trips a year – two of which are usually a week long and two trips are 3-4 days long. In between those, I take weekends away too. How do I do it? Keep reading… The entire internet is filled with these…

Things to do in Newport, RI

Newport is one of my favorite towns in New England. It’s a town right on the ocean and famous for it’s historic mansions. I often take a weekend getaways there twice a year and try to do as many day trips as possible throughout the year. Although summer is their “tourist” season, spring and fall…

Golf Courses in Bermuda

Do you like to golf? Are you thinking of planning a vacation to go golfing? If said yes to those questions, you must go to Bermuda. Bermuda has more golf courses than any other island in the world with 7 courses covering 22 acres! While I was there, I went golfing at Turtle Hill Golf Club at…

What to Wear in Bermuda

Unlike most islands, Bermuda is more on the classy side and you definitely have to make sure you have everything you need when packing. This post will help you figure out what to wear in Bermuda. Obviously, in the summer it’s going to be hot. The hottest months being from May-November. The winter months will…