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3 Days in Havana, Cuba: Your Ultimate Itinerary
Cuba | Caribbean | Island Life

3 Days in Havana, Cuba: Your Ultimate Itinerary

Honestly, I wasn’t sure what to expect visiting Havana, Cuba for the first time. Mostly I imagined lots of shiny 1950s style cars, colorful buildings, and heaping servings of tamales? Accurate? Somewhat…but the description doesn’t quite capture the eclectic culture of Havana. I’m going to go out on a limb, channel my residual mojito buzz,…

Big Island Hawaii: Best Places to Visit in 7 days
Hawaii | Adventure Travel | Island Life | USA

Big Island Hawaii: Best Places to Visit in 7 days

The Big Island on Hawaii is absolutely gorgeous, and as the name itself suggests, quite large. You’re not going to see absolutely everything in a week, but this 1 week itinerary on the Big Island Hawaii is a good place to start. We personally based ourselves in Kailua-Kona for the week and LOVED it, but…

3 Days in St. Augustine: Your Ultimate Itinerary
Florida | City Breaks | North America | USA | Weekend Getaways

3 Days in St. Augustine: Your Ultimate Itinerary

If you have 3 days in St. Augustine, Florida, then do a dance because you’re going to have an awesome time! I recently spent a long weekend in St. Augustine (yay girl’s weekend!), and came up with an awesome 3 day itinerary for you; it’s a great mix of history and of course, yummy food…

The First Timer’s Weekend Guide to Venice Beach, California
North America | City Breaks | Island Life | USA

The First Timer’s Weekend Guide to Venice Beach, California

Ready for an awesome weekend getaway? I know I am…so strap on your seatbelts, we’re headed to Venice Beach, California! Just outside of Los Angeles, Venice is the city’s grungy, eclectic younger cousin. The area has an iconic, funky vibe, attracting everyone from surfers to artists to families soaking in the California sun. Spend some…

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…

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…