A Weekend in the 2016 Ford Escape

A Weekend in the 2016 Ford Escape

I spent a weekend with my sisters in Atlanta, Georgia and rented a Ford Escape Titanium to get us around town. We initially received a Ford Transit Connect Wagon, but  it was ugly had bad brakes (well both), so we made a swap before leaving the airport. Unless I really need a car, I don’t drive at all in NYC so being the designated driver was pretty much everything to me. Since...

Favorite Trucks at the Philly Cheesesteak Festival

[box]I was provided press passes to the Philly Cheesesteak Festival. As always, all opinions are my own.[/box] In late October, my sister, niece, nephews and I took a day trip to Philadelphia for the first Philly Cheesesteak Festival. Since I was there as press and my niece and youngest nephew wanted to have some fun, I decided to let them choose their favorites as we ate samples. This was also their first time...

Year 30: 2016 Goals

Year 30 2016 Goals

I’m turning 30 years old this spring, so I’ve been calling 2016 ‘Year 30’. 2015 was great, but I definitely want to make this year better. I’ve been living on my own for over four years, but there’s something about turning thirty to me that says “you’re a real adult now”. In addition to trying to tackle the rest of the items in my 30 before 30 list, here are...

Top Posts of 2015

[disclaim]This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I may receive monetary compensation[/disclaim] 2015 has been great and I have you all to thank. I completely re-branded, giving my blog a new name, new layout, focused less on natural hair and wrote more on my experiences in and out of NYC. I also started a monthly mailing list and became a writer...

Fun Ways To Enjoy the Holidays in NYC

Fun Ways To Enjoy the Holidays in NYC

As much as I hate the Winter and I’m always down for a getaway, there’s nothing like spending the holidays in my hometown NYC. If you plan on visiting the Big Apple this month, here are just a few things that will help you get you in the holiday spirit. Watch a Show See some of the many shows on Broadway or seasonal favorites like The Nutcracker, Elf the Musical...

Great Gift Ideas For Frequent Travelers

Great Gift Ideas for Frequent Travelers

[disclaim]This post contains some affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I may receive monetary compensation[/disclaim] Can you believe the year is almost up? Black Friday is days away and there will be so many people searching on and offline for the “perfect gift”. If you or a friend are a frequent flyer and you have little to no gift ideas, here are a...

What to Do in Downtown Willemstad

It’s been about a month since returning from Curaçao and I’m already thinking to go back with my sisters. It’s a beautiful island with so much to do and I’ll definitely be exploring more when I return. Since my hotel provided free shuttle service to Punda, I took advantage when I did my solo explorations. If you’re not into snorkeling, scuba diving or water activities, here’s a list of things...