america, New Jersey, Travel

Surprise! I Drove Across America to Start my Adult Life

June 6, 2019 Tears rolling down my face, I kissed each of my dogs goodbye, hugged my sister and drove to my grandparents’ house, where my dad was waiting. I tried to talk normally, but my grandma could tell I was in pain and said, “Look, she’s already been crying.” Today I left my beautiful,… Continue reading Surprise! I Drove Across America to Start my Adult Life

Thoughts, Travel, travel tips

Americans Don’t Use Their Vacation Days, but They Should

Summer isn’t over yet and I’m already worrying about how I am going to occupy myself during winter and the slight seasonal depression that comes with it. My first thought is to escape to a warm island. Some people are busy planning their winter tropical getaways; however, many are not. They’re not going anywhere, even… Continue reading Americans Don’t Use Their Vacation Days, but They Should

entertainment, Thoughts

Three Things to Live by According to Carrie Ann Inaba

Have you ever been a fan of someone or been around someone that you knew you liked, but you were really taken back by how incredible the person is once you got to know them? That’s how I felt after a Q&A session I somehow got lucky enough to attend with Carrie Ann Inaba. On… Continue reading Three Things to Live by According to Carrie Ann Inaba

Thoughts

Why Taking Photos is Important

“Millenials only see things through the lens of their cameras.” “Why don’t kids put down their cameras and live in the moment?” These are statements I’m sure most of us have heard or even thought—I can say I’ve done both. I actually just read an opinion article that determined that younger generations on their phones… Continue reading Why Taking Photos is Important

america, massachusetts

A Guide to Boston: A One Day Itinerary Everyone Will Enjoy 

Boston is one of the oldest cities in America and has played a vital role in its history. It’s the birthplace of the revolution, the first city to have a subway and where rock group Aerosmith was formed. And you can’t mention Boston without adding that it’s home to some of the most fiercely loyal… Continue reading A Guide to Boston: A One Day Itinerary Everyone Will Enjoy 

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos 2019: Wrapped Up

One thing I will always want to do is escape to an island. I don't know when I'll be able to do that next, which is what made this family trip to Turks and Caicos extra special. Over the last few weeks I've posted about all my adventures on the island of Providenciales, from horseback… Continue reading Turks and Caicos 2019: Wrapped Up

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Five Fun Facts

One of my favorite parts of traveling is learning something new about the place I am visiting. To my enjoyment, I learned a few interested facts about Turks and Caicos during my visit that I thought I would share with you. Turks and Caicos has a Mascot Dolphin While most dolphins travel in pods, some… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Five Fun Facts

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Good Eats

As I always say, you can’t have a good vacation without some good food involved. Here are a few dinner places I would recommend to eat around Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. Grace’s Cottage at Point Grace Grace’s Cottage is a romantic dinner getaway that offers seating at a covered bar, on a porch surrounding the… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Good Eats

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Snorkel Cruise

What a way to end vacation! We signed up for a “Snorkel and Conch Cruise” with Caicos Dream Tours, which is a four-hour snorkeling and lunch cruise around the waters of the Grace Bay area. A shuttle bus picked us up at our hotel at 8 a.m. and drove us to another resort, where we… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Snorkel Cruise

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: By Horseback

Another relaxing beach day lead to an exciting late-afternoon horseback ride through the clear, warm waters of the Blue Hills area of Providenciales. While it isn’t always easy leaving the beach “early,” the picture of riding horses in my mind made it a tad easier. We drove to Unique Tour’s horseback riding “area,” and missed… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: By Horseback