A Traveler’s Guide to Queens, New York

Queens, located on Long Island in New York, is a vibrant and diverse borough jam-packed with rich history, alluring landmarks, and breathtaking scenery. From bustling neighborhoods to quiet and serene ones, Queens is a place that has something for everyone. The history of Queens dates back to the early 17th century when the first European settlers arrived on its shores.

A Traveler’s Guide to Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn is a vibrant New York City borough steeped in history and culture. It’s home to some of the most iconic landmarks, art scenes, and diverse neighborhoods that offer something for everyone. In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into the rich history of Brooklyn and explore its various neighborhoods. Brooklyn’s history dates back to the 17th century when

Exploring New York’s Neighborhoods: An Afternoon in SoHo

Are you ready to explore one of the coolest and most artistic neighborhoods in New York City? Welcome to SoHo, an eclectic slice of the city that attracts tourists and locals alike with its chic boutiques, trendy restaurants, and art galleries on every corner. SoHo stands for “South of Houston Street” and can be found in Lower Manhattan. In the

Exploring Brooklyn’s Neighborhoods: A Day in DUMBO

DUMBO, Brooklyn, is one of the most fascinating neighborhoods in all of New York City. It’s a place that’s bursting with creativity, culture, history and some of the best food and drink you’ll find anywhere in the world. From the stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge to the vibrant art scene and bustling markets, there’s something

Dine & Shop at Pasta Corner in New York City

Nestled in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, a new culinary destination has arrived—Pasta Corner. Born out of two friends’ shared passion for cooking during the pandemic, this fine-casual spot serves up a mouthwatering selection of freshly made pasta, housemade sauces, and gourmet Italian products. Guests can watch the skilled pasta makers at work as they peruse a display case filled

The Best Hidden Gems in Los Angeles: Discovering the City’s Secret Hotspots

Los Angeles is a city of great surprise, with a wealth of hidden gems that are just waiting to be discovered. Beyond the glitz and glamor of its world-famous landmarks, this city has a trove of secret hotspots that offer a unique and authentic experience for visitors and locals alike. One such hidden gem is Elysian Park, located just minutes from

Los Angeles’s Vibrant Shopping Scene

Los Angeles is often considered the epicenter of fashion and style, and that reputation is well-earned. The city boasts a plethora of designer shopping destinations, from ritzy Rodeo Drive to trend-setting Abbot Kinney Boulevard, where the fashion-conscious flock to get their fill of the latest and greatest in designer fashion. Rodeo Drive has long been the quintessential designer shopping destination in

A Guide to L.A.’s Farmers’ Markets: Fresh Produce, Artisanal Foods, and Live Music

When it comes to finding fresh produce, artisanal foods, and live music all in one place in Los Angeles, there is no better option than visiting the wonderful farmers’ markets that adorn the city. From the vibrant Echo Park Farmer’s Market to the sprawling Grand Central Market, these community-run markets offer a plethora of delicious treats and exciting experiences that

Your Guide to Travel Deals on Amazon

  This site uses affiliate links and may receive a commission if you make a purchase via the link. This comes at no cost to our readers.  It’s the most wonderful time of the year for savvy shoppers and jet-setters alike! Yes, we’re talking about Prime Big Deal Days from October 10-11! This exclusive 48-hour shopping extravaganza offers enormous discounts

Celebrating Mickey Mouse Day

This year, Mickey Mouse officially turns 94 years old on Mickey Mouse Day (November 18). Mickey Mouse was created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks in 1928. Mickey is estimated as standing 2’ 3” and weighing 23 lbs and is easily recognized by his round ears, red shorts, large yellow shoes, and white gloves. Walt Disney said of Mickey Mouse:

Upgrade Your Road Trip

This site uses affiliate links and may receive a commission if you make a purchase via link. This comes at no cost to our readers.  One of the best parts about a road trip is the freedom to go wherever your heart desires. However, without the right essentials packed for the journey, that freedom can quickly become frustrating. That’s why

A Guide to Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

Boerum Hill, named for the colonial farm of the Boerum family, is a small neighborhood in the northwest portion of Brooklyn. Many of the charming, three-story row houses, built between 1840 and 1870, are still standing, now occupied by young families, artists and NYC professionals. A short  trip from Manhattan by subway or car—from Midtown, 20 minutes by subway, 20

New York City Guide: How to Spend a Day in New York’s Seaport District

Centered where Fulton Street meets the East River, the Seaport District, adjacent to the Financial District, is a designated Historic District, featuring some of the oldest architecture on the island. After the Dutch West India Company founded an outpost back in 1625, the area quickly became one of the most populated of Manhattan. Today, the Seaport is a hugely popular

A Historic Staycation at El Cortez in Downtown Las Vegas

If you’re looking to take a walk through Las Vegas’s seedy past, what better way than to spend a weekend right in the heart of it? I was invited in for a staycation at El Cortez Hotel & Casino to get a look at the history of the hotel and the area and see what Fremont Street East has to offer. Join

A Guide to Yankee Stadium

One of the best ways to enjoy New York City in the warmer weather is by visiting the iconic Yankee Stadium. Millions of people flock to the Bronx stadium yearly to watch the legendary New York Yankees step up to the plate and make baseball history. Since its revamping in 2009, Yankee Stadium has become home to much more than

New York City Shopping Centers

New York City, the fashion capital of the world, has always been a shopper’s paradise. The city that never sleeps has no shortage of shopping centers that cater to all kinds of shoppers, from fashionistas to bargain hunters. In this article, we will take you on a tour of some of the most popular shopping centers in New York City.

Shopping on the Las Vegas Strip

The Las Vegas Strip is a fantastic place to be if you’re looking for a shopping spree. With a variety of options available, there is no doubt that you will find what you are looking for—there are plenty of small boutiques, local shopping options, luxury brands, and designer labels. Here are some of the best shopping centers on the Las

An Exotic Staycation at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

Imagine a romantic escape with the enchanting beauty of Venice but without the long flight and jet lag. A staycation at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas offers just that. Known for its opulence and elegance, The Venetian Resort has captured the essence of Italy’s water city in the heart of the desert. From gondola rides down the Grand Canal to

Expert Corner: The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

Expert Tips From a Las Vegas Concierge  Nobody knows a city like the local concierge team. With the inside track on all the best places to dine, shows to see, and things to do, they’re a wealth of knowledge for all travelers. We talk with a top local hotel concierge in New York City to get the inside scoop on

A Summer Weekend in Banff

Banff in the summer is an all-out experience. If you’ve visited in the winter, prepare for a completely different adventure. I journeyed to Banff this summer with Pursuit, and my summer itinerary was completely different from everything I experienced in the winter—even though I visited the same spots. Here are some tips to enjoy a summer visit to Banff National

Weekend in Mammoth Lakes

If you’re looking for a weekend of outdoor exploration with plenty of natural wonders, you’ve come to the right place. Mammoth Lakes has been welcoming visitors for years because of its gorgeous landscapes, great food, and abundant activities. Mammoth Lakes Tourism recently invited me out to visit and experience how much there is to see and do at any time