Weekend Getaways

Toronto Layover Lowdown: What to See & Do in Toronto on a Layover
Canada | City Breaks | North America | Weekend Getaways

Toronto Layover Lowdown: What to See & Do in Toronto on a Layover

Stuck in Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on a long layover? Fear not, I’m coming to your rescue for awesome things to do in Toronto on a layover! I recently had an 8 hour layover and came up with the perfect way to spend 1 day in Toronto. CN Tower The iconic CN Tower is the…

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…

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

Top 14 Tourist Attractions in New Orleans: A First-Timer’s Guide to the Big Easy

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…

St Barts: Playground of the Rich & Famous
St. Barts | Caribbean | Island Life | Weekend Getaways

St Barts: Playground of the Rich & Famous

Welcome to St Barts, where the rich come to frolic amidst crystal clear water, deserted white sand beaches, and lavish villas boasting insane panoramas. Somehow I was able to sneak in, and let me tell you, it was luxurious and absurdly gorgeous…I can see why they want to keep it for themselves. Read on for…

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Barbados
Barbados | Caribbean | Island Life | Weekend Getaways

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Barbados

I imagine that by this part of winter with the holidays past, most folks are pretty fed up with snow shoveling, scraping ice off the windshield, and wearing pants. That last part might just be me…I HATE pants! In any case, imagine trading in the snow and freezing temps for a balmy beach, rum punch,…

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