trip to mexico

A few weeks ago my parents invited me to go with them on a trip to Mexico. We would be staying in Puerto Vallarta for 9 days at an all inclusive resort. As you can imagine there was no hesitation on my part to say YES! We would be leaving two weeks later, so I had a short time to plan accordingly. With most vacations you have plenty of time to plan and research and other times an opportunity arises and you need to get the ball rolling fast. As Soon As You Say Yes Passport Ready I believe everyone should have a passport. YouRead More →

my trip abroad

For my birthday this year, I decided to take a trip to Europe on a much-needed vacation, to learn new things about other places, and some new things about myself. With plenty of coats packed, a new book for my flight, and two of my closest friends by my side, I was ready to begin another year of my life on a trip filled with new experiences. For my trip abroad I would be traveling to London, Paris and Copenhagen. Three beautiful, vibrant cities that are very cold this time of year. Aside from the chill, each city had its own appeal that kept meRead More →

Most Exciting Places to Travel

The term “work hard, play hard” is a way of life here in Los Angeles. It’s no wonder we can’t wait to break into our vacation time and have a much-needed change of scenery. Traveling is one of the greatest gifts you can give to yourself. Whether traveling alone or with others, it is wonderful to experience new cultures and learn new things about yourself along the way. Traveling pushes us to step outside of our comfort zone and explore unfamiliar worlds that we may only experience once in our lifetime. Deciding where to go can be difficult since you want your trip to beRead More →

christmas time in new york city

There’s seriously nothing in this world like Christmas time in New York City. The bright lights, the window displays, the shops, the crisp cold air…it all contributes to the alluring appeal that Manhattan has to offer. Last year my boyfriend and I started the tradition of heading into the city a few days before my Birthday (December 23) and spending it, as well as Christmas Eve in New York. This is something I will look forward to year after year. Here’s what we did…  Thursday  Getting There We ended up getting a late start and left in the evening. My dad drove us from MassachusettsRead More →

The holidays in New York City

Being from the east coast, I can’t imagine not spending the holidays in New York City. Los Angeles is great around Christmas time and for those of us that grew up surrounded by snow, it’s really hard to adapt when it’s sunny and 65 degrees outside. Last year my boyfriend and I started the tradition of going into the city a few days before my birthday (December 23rd), and then meeting up with my family for Christmas Eve dinner. For those of you that haven’t been to New York in December, I highly recommend that you put it on your list of things to do.Read More →

Holiday Air Travel Tips

The holiday season is fast approaching and many of us will be flying across the country to visit family and connect with old friends. With so much to do before we leave, (holiday shopping, packing and keeping up with our hectic everyday schedules) we don’t need the added stress about our flight so we’ve created a list of our holiday air travel tips. We’ve included what to pack in your carry-on; what not to pack and some airport travel hacks. Hopefully these tips will ensure your flight is smooth sailing instead of a bumpy ride. Before you know it you’ll be ready for takeoff andRead More →

When the leaves turn Instagram worthy with beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow it’s time to visit these areas so you don’t miss out on the dazzling scenery. Unfortunately, not all parts of the US have gorgeous colors so we’ve made a list of five fall foliage trips that you need to take so you can see, (and photograph) the picturesque surroundings for yourself. But why stop there? When people travel, booking a hotel or bed and breakfast is a pretty obvious choice, but to make the experience truly unique, check out GlampingHub.com. Glamping Hub is an extraordinary adventure that puts glampers right inRead More →

One of the many benefits of living in California is the access we have to see so many beautiful places this state has to offer. No matter where in CA you live, you’re able to get a change of scenery with a simple drive or a quick plane ride within the state. This past weekend I was invited by a girlfriend to join her for a concert she was attending in Berkeley. We decided to take a road trip and spend three days in San Francisco. This was my first time taking the drive and I was preparing myself for a long, long commute upRead More →

Road Trip Travel Apps

Road trips are an essential part of summer. Who doesn’t love getting their friends or family together and going on an adventure? However, if you’re not careful it can quickly turn from a trip of a lifetime to a trip from hell. I’ve gathered my favorite travel apps for you to download that will ensure your trip is smooth sailing and stress free. The apps listed below cover everything you’ll need from planning your trip, to how to find the best gas prices, to where to find the best scenic locations and everything in between. Now it’s time to pack up the car and letRead More →

moving to los angeles

Moving to a new city can be a really exciting way to bring some change into your life. However, moving to Los Angeles is intimidating…if you don’t know where to start. Here’s some advice we have for readers looking to relocate to the City of Angels. Do LOTS and LOTS of Research The first step is going to be how are you planning on getting here? Are you going to hire a moving truck? Are you going to pack up a uHaul and drive cross country? Or are you going to hop on a plane and get your things shipped at a later day?  Next, you’llRead More →