New York City in 2 Days: A Fun + Affordable Itinerary!

New York City in 2 Days: A Fun + Affordable Itinerary!

Posted by: on Dec 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

This weekend I had 2 friends visiting me in NYC from Italy and Chile. This weekend would be their first time in New York – how would we squeeze everything into two days? I think we managed to do quite well, so I thought I would share our itinerary for others who are also short on time!

How to Survive a Trip on the Chinatown Bus: 6 Tips

How to Survive a Trip on the Chinatown Bus: 6 Tips

Posted by: on Dec 2, 2013 | No Comments

The Chinatown buses have long been my favorite method of transportation between New York and Boston. Recently both the Lucky Star and Fung Wah bus companies were shut down by the government due to safety violations, but I’m happy to report that Lucky Star is BACK, and Fung Wah is probably not far behind.

Pack lighter: hotel now offers accessories on loan

Pack lighter: hotel now offers accessories on loan

Posted by: on Nov 8, 2013 | No Comments

Ever find yourself on a vacation or business trip, and lacking that perfect pair of earrings to match your outfit or clutch to go with your dress? No need to overpack or run out on a shopping spree when you stay at the Hyatt Union Square in NYC – they have the accessories, already there for you. Hotel guests can now borrow from a variety of chic, on-trend accessories curated by style expert Pamela Pekerman.

Fall Getaway: Bear Mountain, New York

Fall Getaway: Bear Mountain, New York

Posted by: on Nov 4, 2013 | No Comments

I love living in the city, but sometimes a break from the constant horn honking, garbage smell and crowded sidewalks is necessary. It’s nice to know that a place like Bear Mountain is only 45 minutes away.

A Haunted Hayride in Sleepy Hollow, New York

A Haunted Hayride in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Posted by: on Oct 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

Sleepy Hollow… what better place to celebrate Halloween? I traveled to the historic setting for Washington Irving’s famous novel this past weekend and went on the town’s annual Haunted Hayride.