Category Archives: New Jersey and New York

solo trip in nyc in battery park

What to Pack for New York in September

September is a wonderful time to visit New York City. As the summer crowds dwindle and children return to school again, a traveler coming to New York City can find good deals on hotels and food. It’s easier to book dinner reservations. Not to mention, more opportunities to explore the best attractions with fewer hassles, […]

solo travel in the finger lakes offers gorgeous natural views

Solo Travel in the Finger Lakes: How to Plan Your Epic Escape

Note: Cayuga County Tourism kindly hosted me for a long weekend in exchange for coverage. As always, all opinions are my own and it’s my main priority to write honestly about my experiences. The Finger Lakes are a group of long, slender, and enticing lakes in upstate New York. As a travel destination, the Finger Lakes […]

kayaking is one of the fun things to do in auburn ny

12 Fun Things to do in Auburn NY

Note: Cayuga County Tourism kindly hosted me for a long weekend in exchange for coverage. As always, all opinions are my own and it’s my main priority to write honestly about my experiences. Despite living in close proximity to New York City for several years, I still haven’t explored New York State nearly as much […]

let's visit nyc in fall for the foliage

7 Not-So Spooky Reasons to Visit NYC in Fall

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 […]

visiting nyc in march on a sunny afternoon

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

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 […]