Disadvantages of Solo Travel

Disadvantages of Solo Travel

A few months ago, I wrote about the Benefits of Solo Travel. Unless I feel it’s necessary, solo travel is really my first choice. I’m ALWAYS looking for somewhere to go. I don’t mind company, but I won’t cancel my plans if my travel buddy does. Out of all the fun I have, there are some disadvantages of solo travel. Here are just a few disadvantages and possible workarounds you...

What to Do When Your Flight Gets Cancelled

What to Do When Your Flight Gets Cancelled

Winter Storm Jonas hit, shutting down most of the East coast. It has even caused the NY State Governor to issue a travel ban on roads. Whether it’s rain, snow, sleet, or fog, unfortunately bad weather for travelers means cancelled or delayed flights. If you ever plan to travel during times of inclement weather, here are three easy tips on what you can do when your flight gets cancelled or delayed. Check with the Airline...

A Weekend in the 2016 Ford Escape

A Weekend in the 2016 Ford Escape

I spent a weekend with my sisters in Atlanta, Georgia and rented a Ford Escape Titanium to get us around town. We initially received a Ford Transit Connect Wagon, but  it was ugly had bad brakes (well both), so we made a swap before leaving the airport. Unless I really need a car, I don’t drive at all in NYC so being the designated driver was pretty much everything to me. Since...

Favorite Trucks at the Philly Cheesesteak Festival

I was provided press passes to the Philly Cheesesteak Festival. In late October, my sister, niece, nephews and I took a day trip to Philadelphia for the first Philly Cheesesteak Festival. Since I was there as press and my niece and youngest nephew wanted to have some fun, I decided to let them choose their favorites as we ate samples. This was also their first time having cheesesteaks. Check out our top three...

Year 30: 2016 Goals

Year 30 2016 Goals

I’m turning 30 years old this spring, so I’ve been calling 2016 ‘Year 30’. 2015 was great, but I definitely want to make this year better. I’ve been living on my own for over four years, but there’s something about turning thirty to me that says “you’re a real adult now”. In addition to trying to tackle the rest of the items in my 30 before 30 list, here are...

Top Posts of 2015

This post is not sponsored but contains some affiliate links 2015 has been great and I have you all to thank. I completely re-branded, giving my blog a new name, new layout, focused less on natural hair and wrote more on my experiences in and out of NYC. I also started a monthly mailing list and became a writer for the Huffington Post. If you’re new here, below are my...

Fun Ways To Enjoy the Holidays in NYC

Fun Ways To Enjoy the Holidays in NYC

As much as I hate the Winter and I’m always down for a getaway, there’s nothing like spending the holidays in my hometown NYC. If you plan on visiting the Big Apple this month, here are just a few things that will help you get you in the holiday spirit. Watch a Show See some of the many shows on Broadway or seasonal favorites like The Nutcracker, Elf the Musical...