Category Archives: New Jersey and New York

Packing Guide: What to Pack for NYC in May

yellow taxis are iconic in new york city

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

looking happy and excited in nyc

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 […]

7 Not-So Spooky Reasons to Visit NYC in Fall

let's visit nyc in fall for the foliage

Fall is the most magical time of year. Mag. Ic. Al. And, let’s be real, fall is also my absolute favorite season, haha. Can you tell? Naturally, it’s unsurprising that I think my favorite city, the glorious Big Apple, is extra special when the cool weather rolls in. The crisp air provides so much relief […]

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

Updated: February 25 2022 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 […]