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The Jersey Shore Bucket List: Things to do in Lavallette, NJ
New Jersey | Island Life | North America | USA | Weekend Getaways

The Jersey Shore Bucket List: Things to do in Lavallette, NJ

When you think of Jersey Shore activities, what comes to mind? I know the television show makes a lot of you think of GTL (gym, tan, laundry), public intoxication, and a crazy party scene, but the Jersey Shore is much more. I mean, don’t get me wrong, you can 100% find that, but there are…

Washington DC like a Local: 12 Things to Do for First Timers
Washington DC | City Breaks | North America | USA | Weekend Getaways

Washington DC like a Local: 12 Things to Do for First Timers

With summer fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to visit none other than Washington, DC! I lived amidst the politicians and deal makers in our nation’s capital for a year, so here’s the inside scoop: check out the top attractions in Washington DC that you absolutely cannot miss. We’re going to start with the super…

14 Top Tourist Attractions in New Orleans: A First-Timer’s Guide
Louisiana | City Breaks | North America | USA | Weekend Getaways

14 Top Tourist Attractions in New Orleans: A First-Timer’s Guide

The Big Easy is easy on fun: from steamboat rides on the Mississippi to guzzling Hand Grenades on Bourbon Street to elegant Southern mansions, New Orleans has it all. Whether you only have a weekend or a full week, make sure you hit these top tourist attractions in New Orleans! For Americans, New Orleans is…

A Beginner’s Guide: 15 Top Attractions in Charleston, SC
North America | City Breaks | South Carolina | USA | Weekend Getaways

A Beginner’s Guide: 15 Top Attractions in Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina is a city like no other. Located in the heart of the South, Charleston is home to picturesque cobblestone streets, stately pastel mansions, and horse drawn carriages. Entering the city, I felt like I had emerged from a time machine, peering into a world of centuries past. If you’re looking for a…

3 Days in San Francisco: The Ultimate Itinerary
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3 Days in San Francisco: The Ultimate Itinerary

As soon as I made it into the city, I knew I was in trouble. I had barely been there 30 minutes, and San Francisco already had me. I’m not sure precisely what it was—maybe the steep hills filled with picturesque houses, the happy vibes I got from its inhabitants, or possibly the little boutiques…

7 Things I’m Loving in Sarasota, Florida Right Now
Florida | Island Life | North America | USA | Weekend Getaways

7 Things I’m Loving in Sarasota, Florida Right Now

As part two of the winter weekend getaway series, I present to you: Sarasota, Florida. This is my hometown and will always have a special piece of my heart despite the muggy summers, snowbird traffic in the winters, and a reputation as “God’s waiting room.” This is the real deal on what to do in…

8 Foolproof Tips for Driving Big Sur
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8 Foolproof Tips for Driving Big Sur

Imagine a place where rugged cliffs meet deserted beaches, soaring redwoods shadow a winding road, and elephant seals frolic in the Pacific. No, this is not in a coloring book…I’m talking about Big Sur, California, one of the most naturally beautiful places I’ve ever visited.  I wanted to pass along a few things that I…