Rome, Italy

Hotel We stayed at the Hotel Bernini Bristol, a 5-star hotel (very affordable!) in a central location close to popular site-seeing spots like the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. The view from our hotel window was spectacular. It looked out on to this center and fountain. The hotel décor was so gorgeous we had to…

Best Gift Ideas For Travelers

We know the holiday season can be very hectic. Here are some ideas we came up to help make your shopping experience a little easier. Universal Travel Adapter $25 The cool design makes it light-weight and easy to throw in the luggage. It’s color coded so you’ll know which country uses which piece, according to their map….

6 Reasons Global Entry is Worth It

In case you didn’t know, Global Entry is a travel program under the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency. It is a service that allows expedited clearance for low-risk travelers to enter the United States. Travelers with Global Entry head to a kiosk and slide their passports into the passport reader, look up at the camera, scan their…

How to pack light for travel

I thought I’d share tips on how to pack light for travel, so I made this video for my class project. Let me know what tips you found useful or if you have other tips you want to share. =)

Playlist Worthy: Jidenna – Little Bit More

Not only am I diggin’ Jidenna’s dapper style, but his music is off the hook! Every song he has put out is a banger for sure. Jidenna blesses us with another hit single, “Little Bit More”, that is climbing up the music charts. Yesterday, Jidenna released a music video for this single, and I am…

Milan, Italy

For someone who loves to travel and travels often, I had the biggest fear of flying overseas. There was just something about flying over water for an extended period of time that scared the shit out of me.  A couple months ago, I decided to suck it up and bought tickets to Italy with my best…

Taste Bud Worthy Recipe: Truffle Pasta

I still remember the moment I tried truffle for the first time. In the summer of 2011, I took a trip to New York City with some friends and we stumbled upon the restaurant, Delicatessen. I ordered a burger and truffle fries and I never looked back. Fries are not fries unless they are truffle fries! I’ve…

What Makes The Perfect Travel Buddy?

We asked a few road-trippers and travel gurus whose had the experience of traveling with a plus one. You think your best friend or the friend’s friend’s friend that you met on Facebook may be qualified? Think again. While there is no guarantee that you’ll have the most epic trip, here are top 7 things…

Playlist Worthy: Tory Lanez – LUV

A couple of weeks ago, Tory Lanez dropped his newest single “LUV”, and I am loving it! The song is inspired by the classic “Everyone Falls in Love Sometimes” by  Devonte & Tanto Metro, so you already know the dance hall beats will have you shakin’ your booty non-stop! Can we say, summer anthem!? Be on…

JetBlue offering free flights to those affected by Orlando tragedy

This past weekend in Orlando, Florida, a gunman entered Pulse nightclub killing 49 people and wounding many more. It is the biggest mass shooting in U.S. history.   Due to the tragedy, JetBlue Airlines is offering free flights to and from Orlando to immediate family members and domestic partners of those injured or killed. The…

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, Miami

Yes, I am always in Miami. After all, it is my second home. I love museums and I am obsessed with flowers, so what better place to combine the two than at the Vizcaya Museum & Gardens? In 1912, the mansion was built by a retired millionaire, James Deering. He also had a love for traveling and named…

A weekend in the Windy City – Chicago, Illinois

Back in November, I met up with my cousin in Chicago to celebrate her 30th birthday. We had such a wonderful time – just the two of us! First stop was the John Hancock Observatory, which is also known as 360 Chicago Observatory. If you’re ballsy enough, try TILT. You get a downward facing view 1,000 feet over the Magnificent…