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…

What to do and see in Woodstock, Vermont.

Whether you live in New England or are visiting New England, head to Woodstock, Vermont for the ultimate weekend away. Only a three hour drive from Boston, Woodstock is home to beautiful farms, welcoming locals, and plenty of things to do.  The town has a quaint main street filled with farmhouse buildings and brick-covered storefronts…

Marlborough, New Zealand

I recently had the joy of traveling to Marlborough, New Zealand.  While we were there we hired a chauffeur named Pamela March, founder of Your Local Chauffeur, to take us around.  We manged to get to 9 wineries in one day, each one as good as the last. If you don’t know already, Marlborough is…

Waiheke Island, New Zealand: In Pictures

Not sure if you should add Waiheke Island to your New Zealand itinerary? These pictures from my latest trip might convince you to go there. A charming island only a 30 minute ferry ride from Auckland, Waiheke Island is filled with kind and welcoming people, quaint restaurants, and wineries.

What to do in St. Croix

One word comes to mind when I think about St. Croix:  relaxing!  I recently spent 5 days in St. Croix, USVI and wanted to share all of my recommendations – from things to do to places to eat. We landed mid-afternoon, rented a car and drove about 45 minutes to our hotel – the Buccaneer…

The Perfect Long Weekend Itinerary in Napa

I recently went to Napa Valley for the first time ever and loved it. Anyone who drinks and enjoys wine needs to go there. I went over Labor Day – and I live on the East Coast – so yes, a long weekend is totally doable. We spent two days in the Valley and on…

Stockbridge MA: Pictures

I went to Stockbridge recently and it was adorable! I highly recommend going there if you like being outdoors, quaint general stores, restaurants and coffee shops. The downtown area is small, but packed with character. Every store is home to local artisans’ crafts.  We stayed at the Cranwell Resort and went to Furnace Brook Winery…

Best Towns to Visit in Massachusetts

If you are visiting Massachusetts for a vacation, I bet your first two thoughts are the city of Boston and Cape Cod. However, there are many other beautiful towns that you should visit while in this fabulous state.  Best Towns to Visit in Massachusetts: 1. Rockport. This town is quintessential New England with beautiful harbors…

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…