Category Archives: North America

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6 days in San Francisco Itinerary: How to Plan a Fantastic Vacation

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In the United States, San Francisco is one of my absolute favorite cities to visit and explore. San Francisco first fascinated me on the big screen – thanks to movies such as Mrs. Doubtfire and Vertigo – and when I first visited in my late twenties, the sweeping blue bay and massive hills took my breath away and made me […]

Packing Guide: What to Pack for Marco Island Florida

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Marco Island Florida is absolute paradise on earth. White sand, fresh seafood, crystal waters, friendly people. The list goes on forever. Seriously, I consider Marco Island one of my “happy places.” Anytime I need a brief escape from New Jersey, especially in the middle of the dreary grey winter, Marco Island is always at the top […]

Packing Guide: What to Pack for NYC in May

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Ahhh, New York, New York! My (sadly very expensive) soul city! New York in May is beautiful. After a long and snowy winter, locals are ready to take back their streets and parks, and life feels even more vibrant in the USA’s largest city with the arrival of nice weather. Of course, regular readers of […]

11 Awesome First Time Solo Female Travel Destinations USA

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Planning first time solo female travel is overwhelming even if you feel super excited at the same time. To tell you the truth, I still vividly remember my first solo trip to Scotland. My flight was delayed due to thunderstorms. I already hate flying. Let me tell you … listening to thunder rumble in the […]

9 Reasons Concord CA is Totally Worth Visiting!

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FTC Disclaimer: I had the honor of working with Visit Concord in exchange for coverage on this wonderful destination. All opinions are my own, and as always, I strive for full honesty and transparency. Happy reading!  In Northern California, a traveler will encounter several small gems on their journey. Of course, San Francisco is the […]