How Shay Mitchell’s Shaycation Inspires Me

Hi guys! If you know me at all, you must know by now that I am a huge Pretty Little Liars fan. With that being said, I am also a Shay Mitchell fan. I love her. And I mean love, everything from her hair, her long legs, her sense of style and wardrobe which I…

Budget Travel Thailand, Vietnam and South Korea

Hello there. So, I have an official cost breakdown of my trip to Thailand. I plan to be in Thailand, South Korea and Vietnam for a total of Sixteen days. I have read various blogs and scoured websites when it came to creating a budget and finding a cost of travel for my pending trip…

Octagon @ Mystic Marriott

I have been to Octagon at the Mystic Marriott on more than one occasion. It is one of my favorite restaurants for hotel food. Normally, I am not a fan of hotel food. It just seems that they do not put in the same amount of love into their food that other restaurants do. But…

Saltwater Farm Vineyard

Views from Saltwater Farm Vineyard. Saltwater Farm is among my favorite vineyards in the state of Connecticut, and actually, New England in general. Saltwater farm is so rustic inside. The staff is so kind and friendly and helpful and truly know their wines. The vineyard is located in one of those quintessential New England towns….

Sprinkles Cupcakes: A Review

If you are an American, then surely you must be familiar with my favorite, Sprinkles Cupcakes.  And, if you are anything like me, then you are a fan of the television show, Cupcake Wars. You must know Candance Nelson, the founder of the first cupcakery. So naturally, when I was in Disney Springs and I…

Empire Tea and Coffee: A Review

Looking for that place for tea and coffee and a good snack in Newport, RI; or anywhere in Rhode Island for that matter? Look no further. Empire Tea and Coffee is the place to be. This was my first time going there and I was floored. The line was stretching out the door. I knew…

Sheraton Lake Buena Vista: A Review

While in Orlando, I stayed at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista. And I will be honest. It is not my favorite hotel that I have ever stayed at. Still, there were some pros and cons. Pros Two large swimming pools Sometimes they do a wine tasting for hotel guests The maids and cleaning staff are…

Ford’s Lobster: A Review

  This is only the second time that I have been to Ford’s Lobster. It will forever hold a special place in my heart. And the story of how they went from lobster cart to this Lobster house, open year round on the waterfront in Noank, CT is incredible. You can find out more about how…

Dublin and Lisbon Itinerary

8/29/18 Bus from Hartford to New York Boarding time: 6:40 a.m. Departure time: 7:00 a.m. Bus heads straight to Port Authority. Balance of the day in NYC is at leisure 8:50 p.m. Flight departs JFK and arrives in Dublin on 8/30/18 at 8:40 a.m. 8/30/2018 After clearing customs, take Air Coach into Dublin City center…

MainSail: Newport Marriott-A Review

Drunken Mussels, Crusted Scallops, Blackened Shrimp…need I say more? Normally I am not partial to food from hotels. I find hotel food to be bland and not good. And I am not just talking about breakfast. I am talking about lunch and dinner as well. But the dinner at MainSail at the Newport Marriott was…

Portugal: A Cost Breakdown

If you haven’t already heard, I am getting married. That’s right. Me. My head is spinning with things such as honeymoon planning, wedding details, cost. So much stress. How are we going to afford all this. I know the kind of wedding I would like to have, but chances are that we will not be…