Category Archives: New Jersey and New York

“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

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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: Best Things to See & Do

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New York is a place that is incredibly close to my heart. I practically cherish New York, even though that might sound silly. We usually think of cherish when it comes to people, not places. Unsurprisingly, this (hopefully extensive) 2 days in New York Itinerary wasn’t the easiest post to write. No doubt about it, […]

Should You Take a Trip to New York in December?

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A trip to New York in December is almost a rite of passage for many American families, as well as international travelers from every possible corner of the globe. And, I have to admit it, I don’t blame people for falling in love with the idea of visiting New York City at the height of […]

The Beginners “How To” Guide for Visiting the Met

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Are you visiting the Met soon? Best. Idea. Ever. If you follow me on Instagram, then you already know that New York’s most famous art museum, the Met, is my favorite spot in the whole city and my self-designated “happy place.” Actually I love the Met so much that I’m considering purchasing a membership card […]