Category Archives: New Jersey and New York

Free (And Fun!) Things to do in the Financial District NYC

visiting nyc in march on a sunny afternoon

When visitors think of New York City, many people minds’ immediately jump to the area known as Midtown. Midtown is home of the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, Times Square, and many more iconic tourist attractions. However, in order to experience everything this city has to offer, I highly recommend visiting other Manhattan neighborhoods […]

What to Pack for New York in March

lower east side charm

You’re eagerly planning a vacation to good ol’ New York, New York, but when do you decide to go? New York is lovely all the time, of course. However, eventually, your research shows that New York City is crowded in summer and Christmas, and since your vacation time is flexible, you decide to keep looking. […]

“Tenements, Tales, and Tastes” in NYC’s Lower East Side

You ready for an unsurprising confession? I’m a huge fan of good food. As I get older, finding excellent local food is my biggest priority on my travels. This wasn’t always true. When I was in my 20s, I didn’t mind finding the cheapest and quickest fast food places on my trips. Sadly, this also […]

7 Reasons to Do a Weekend Getaway in Cape May NJ

a weekend getaway in cape may

A weekend getaway in Cape May NJ is a priceless experience. Those of you not local to New Jersey might be asking yourselves, “Cape May? Where’s that?” Haha, I’m not insulted. I totally get it. You haven’t visited New Jersey yet. No worries. Not many travelers intentionally set their sights on New Jersey, instead heading […]

2 Days in New York Itinerary: Maximize Your Trip

two days in new york city

Are you dreaming of spending a weekend in New York City? You’ve made an awesome decision! My goal is for this “2 Days in New York Itinerary” to serve as your guide for planning a spectacular quick trip to the Big Apple. For me, New York City is a place that is incredibly close to […]