Category: Destinations

Destinations, Travel, USA, Washington, D.C.

A Quick Trip to Washington, D.C.

We may have been a little dramatic in our Instagram stories (listed under “highlights” for now) while waiting to board our very delayed flight to Washington, D.C., but to be fair by the time we boarded, we were already supposed to have landed. Normally losing a couple hours of vacation is a nuisance, but not …

Destinations, Florida, Travel, USA

Ten Tips for a Successful Day Trip to the Kennedy Space Center

Keeping with our New Year’s Resolution to travel more within our own state, we made the trek down to Cape Canaveral, Florida to visit the Kennedy Space Center. I’d dreamed of attending Space Camp as a young girl, but missed out on the opportunity (though I guess not for good, since there is such a …

Denmark, Destinations, Food, Restaurants, Travel

Dining at noma 1.0


noma, the restaurant by New Nordic Cuisine pioneers Rene Redzepi and Claus Meyer, is reopening soon with a new concept, so I thought I’d share our experiences dining at the restaurant’s first iteration back in June 2015. We had a narrow window to decide whether to pursue a reservation as the system opened for  reservations …

Destinations, Food, Restaurants, Tennessee, Travel, USA

Four Days in Memphis, Tennessee

About a year before we visited Nashville, we visited Memphis, Tennessee (I imagine most people visit those two cities in the opposite order). This was back in July 2016, nearly nine months before we started this blog. I plan on sharing some of our past trips in this space this year; I hope you don’t mind!

Destinations, Packing Lists, Rhode Island, Travel, USA

Traveling Light: Providence, RI Packing List

Normally packing for a three-day weekend is a breeze, but when you’re from Florida and the temperature at your destination is barely expected to rise above freezing, it can be a challenge. Neither of us have a well-established winter wardrobe since you don’t really need one where we live, and I still feel like we’re …

Destinations, Food, Restaurants, Rhode Island, Travel, USA

Three Days in Providence, RI

Last weekend we celebrated Christmas early by flying north for three days to Providence, Rhode Island. We selected Providence because the airfare was in our price range, the flight times worked with our schedule, hotel prices were reasonable, and we’d hoped to see snow (despite my family’s insistence that you always fly south in the winter). …

Destinations, New York, Travel, USA

Christmas in New York

Christmastime in New York City is busy, crowded, and expensive. Last year at this time in December, we took a 6:00 a.m. flight out of Florida with our return flight booked for 8:00 p.m. the following evening. We spent $150 each for plane tickets, $320 on a one-night reservation at the now-defunct Hotel Dumont, and …

Destinations, France, Travel

My Favorite French Beauty Finds

Go ahead and do a web search for “City Pharma Paris” and you’ll see lots of blog posts and other websites praising the giant discount parapharmacie mecca. (I’ll still be here, promise). Everything they say is true – it’s busy and crowded but the prices are much lower. The staff sometimes seem a little frazzled with …

Destinations, Food, New York, Restaurants, Travel, USA

A Three-Day Weekend in NYC

This was not your typical New York City trip. There was no Statue of Liberty involved, no shuffling through Times Square, no trip to the top of the Empire State Building, and only one museum. It’s our umpteenth time visiting NYC over the past few years, so we spent our time exploring some of the …