Category Archives: New Jersey and New York

New York Winter Packing List: A Complete Guide

Updated on January 24th 2022. Believe it or not, the snowy holiday season is rapidly approaching! Meaning it’s time for suggestions on winter travel! We all want to “get away” as soon as the cold weather comes, but some of us actually like northern destinations this time of year. As for you, are you in […]

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What to Pack for New York in Fall

Fall is my favorite time to visit New York City. My freakin’ favorite. If I was forced to pick only one season to go to New York, then I’d choose autumn every single time without fail. Why do I love fall in New York? Lots of reasons. Temperatures are crisp and cool. Bloody orange leaves liter […]

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7 Fabulous Things to Do in Astoria Queens

If you have extra time, even as a traveler, then I recommend taking the subway to Queens. You’ll encounter incredible neighborhoods, eat at unique and diverse restaurants, and see world class sites without the insane crowds of Manhattan.  In particular, I want to talk about Astoria. Although it has changed a lot, Astoria is still […]

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Heart Broken Stories: How NYC Emotionally Healed Me

First a disclaimer. Initially, I was completely torn about writing this article on heart broken stories and breakup recovery. I waffled about it all week. I would write a paragraph, shake my head, and close the draft. Then I’d open it again. Argh. As you already know, I don’t make too many references to my […]

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Newark Airport to Manhattan: How to Go to NYC

Going from the Newark Airport to Manhattan is simple. Yeah, I know, I know. The Newark Airport is all the way in New Jersey, an entirely different state, oh the humanity, that’s so far. Trust me. New York City is worth the journey. After all, we know I rave about traveling solo to New York […]