31 random facts about me!

Hot sauce is my favorite condiment. I have tried various types of hot sauce but i’m completely satisfied with basic Louisiana or  Crystal’s hot sauce. I love all things pesto. Pesto on pizza is divine! Speaking of pizza, it has remained my favorite food no matter how many places I’ve been fortunate to visit. I…

Budapest or Bust!!!

The last stop on our European vacation was Budapest, Hungary. I knew very little about Budapest aside from beautiful pictures seen on Instagram. We stayed in a great Airbnb near the Jewish center of the city. If you only have a couple days in Budapest, here’s a short list to get you started: Sights: Parliament…

Prague- Postcard Perfect

Prague, a  Central European city, where everywhere you look is postcard perfect. Over the years, multiple people told me I had to visit Prague. To say I was eager to see what all the hype was about is an understatement.  The Airbnb we stayed at was near the Charles Bridge, restaurants, shops, and bars. Due…

Edinburgh, Scotland

In January, my husband and I set out on a European adventure where we visited 5 countries. Scotland was our first stop.  We flew into Edinburgh and spent two days exploring the city. Our first evening we had dinner at a local Italian restaurant and then went to Dragonfly, a cocktail bar across the street…

The Magnificent Maldives

Maldives When you think of the most beautiful clear blue waters, stretches of white sand, the Caribbean may come to mind. Nope, I am talking about the incomparable islands of the Maldives. The island country, South of Sri Lanka, is comprised of 1200 islands. Overwater bungalows are most often associated with this tropical paradise.  Shortly…

Destination Wedding Do’s!!!

1. Research, research, research multiple locations in order to find YOUR ideal location. There will be many people who will tell you where to get married because of where THEY want to go. Don’t fall into that trap. Once you and your fiancé have decided what your budget will be, choose locations that fit within your…

Greece Oh My!

Greece was so much more than I expected. Greece truly has something for everyone; food, culture, beaches, and history. In February, my friends and I ventured off to Greece to spend a few days in Athens and a couple days in Santorini. We stayed in an Airbnb in both locations. Our first night we roamed…

Enchanting India

For several years, India has been on my bucket list. Last year I bought a ticket; but for work reasons I had to cancel at the last minute. Lo and behold this fall, I found an unbeatable flight for $450 from JFK to New Delhi. Game on, India here I come. I admit the Taj…

Teenage Travel

A few weeks ago I embarked on a travel experience unlike any other. I took my 13-year-old niece on her first, hopefully not last, international trip. The last few years my niece Zoie has asked me to take her on a  trip. Thankfully the stars aligned and I finally made it happen. Initially, I wanted…

Bienvenido a Cuba

Never in my life had I been more nervous before going through customs. You would have thought I was on an episode of “Locked Up Abroad.” For years, going to Cuba had been almost impossible for U.S citizens to visit. Even though the entry requirements have changed, I was still afraid I would be denied…