New York City

Guide: Top Food Spots in NYC

Food. Enough said.  Food is definitely one of the keys to my heart. You can tell a lot about a city by its food scene so the first thing I do when I travel somewhere new is visit different food spots. New York City probably has some of the most diverse and delicious food spots I’ve ever been to. I’m always going somewhere new with friends, or on a date. Even if I went to a new spot every day for a whole year I still wouldn’t be able to visit every single restaurant in Manhattan. There’s just that many. I’ve already…

New York City

2018: A Better Me Is Coming

With each day, month, and year that passes I am changing and growing. Sometimes it’s hard, really hard, and sometimes it’s not. I have days where I feel 100 emotions all at once and others where I feel nothing at all. However, with strength I can say that everything I’ve experienced thus far has turned me into the woman I am today. A lot has changed in 2017 and all I know is that in 2018 a better me is coming. But for now, here’s to all of the amazing moments of 2017… I experienced many firsts in New York…

Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Cozy Layers on the Brooklyn Bridge

Cozy layers, crisp winter air, and skyscraper views of New York. A picture-perfect situation. Wintertime in New York City is something truly special. It may reach freezing cold temperatures but the beautiful city views make everything worthwhile. The Brooklyn Bridge is one of my favorite spots in the city. I often go there when I just need some solo time to think. The energy of the city can be felt throughout your bones. There’s no escaping this city.  With 2017 coming to an end, a stop at the Brooklyn Bridge to reflect on the year and everything that’s ahead was…

Havana, Cuba

Travel Diaries: Havana, Cuba

Oh Havana, could you be any more magical? Inspirational? Out of this world beautiful? If you don’t read the rest of this post and just take away one thing… GO. Now. Not next month, year, decade. Now. Havana, Cuba is one of those rare places on earth that is still left so raw and pure. Even though it’s filled with tourists most times of the year that hasn’t changed the cultural richness of the country. When you visit Havana you really visit Havana and all of its history and beauty. When stepping foot on Cuban soil you really see the influence that…

Phuket, Thailand

Travel Diaries: Phuket, Thailand

“The traveller’s rush that hits you upon arrival to a new place is like a drug. And like a drug, the more you expose yourself to it, the more you want it.” – Clayton B. Cornell  Traveling to Phuket, Thailand was probably one of the most magical and soul satisfying experiences I have had in a while. Who knew that this beautiful country would capture a side of me that I never knew existed. It triggered something. Something special. And coming back I wasn’t the same. My whole life I’ve loved traveling. The rush of being somewhere new and a…

Phoenix, Arizona

Travel Diaries: Arizona

“Actually, the best gift you could’ve given her was a life of adventures.” – Lewis Carroll TRAVEL TO ARIZONA: Early June I got the chance to explore Phoenix, Arizona with several of my travel gals from New York City. I’ve been to Arizona once before (it was to party during college) but this was my first time really exploring and diving into what makes it the largest urban desert state in the country. With so much history to offer you have to travel to Arizona! We got to stay at the luxurious 5 star Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix and…

Laduree, SoHo

A Lunch Date at Laduree NYC

Laduree is seriously one of my favorite places in New York City. It’s beyond delicious. When is coffee and dessert every a bad idea?! Never. Breakfast and lunch are my favorite meals of the day… that is when I’m not running around like crazy and actually remember to eat. But my indecisive self also can’t ever decide which one I’m in the mood for so naturally brunch has become my favorite hobby. I’m always brunchin. There are numerous brunch spots I love in New York but Laduree in SoHo has to be one of my favorite ones! Its true Parisian feel and…

Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge at Sunset

“Into the wild I go… losing myself and finding my soul.” My oh my… the Brooklyn Bridge at sunset is probably one of the most magical and soul sparking things I have ever seen. What is life after all if we don’t live it to the fullest?? Why stay in one place all your life and live a life full of comfort? For most the answer is simple: because it’s safe. Well I think safe is boring and quite frankly a waste of human life. We should always be growing, learning, and striving to be better. If we never take risks,…