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…

The Mooring: A Review

The Mooring¬†is one of my favorite restaurants in the whole of Newport. Lovely views of the harbor, excellent food, and amazing wait staff. It truly does not get any better. They may have 4 out of 5 stars on Yelp, but they have 5 stars in my book. I have been a regular at the…

Portugal? –All Set

Have I mentioned that I am going to Portugal in September, over the Labor Day Holiday. Yes. And, in fact, did I mention that I am trying to touch down on all six of the major continents before my 30th birthday. That’s a pretty challenging and difficult task. I am, however, going to try. After…

Instagrammable Newport, RI

Views of the Newport bridge from Jamestown, RI. Peaceful, tranquil and relaxing. 2) Newport Vineyards. Newport Vineyards is one of my favorite stops every time I go to Rhode Island. The wines are delicious and the view is spectacular. There is nothing I love more than a gorgeous view. The only down side to this…

On the Border: We go Mexican

So, I do have to be honest. I am not a huge Mexican Food person. As a foodie, it truly does not do a whole lot for me. I do not see many health benefits to it, and it does not wet my appetite quite like other dishes and cuisines from other countries. Maybe I…

Black Travel Instagrams You Must Follow

Black Travel Feed features amazing images from travel bloggers, influencers and melanin across the globe. It’s a colorful Instagram account that might contribute to your FOMO. Black Tokyo is one of my favorite Instagram accounts. You can even submit stories to his site or listen to his Podcasts. Black Guide Travel focuses on blacks in…

Priam Vineyards

Priam Vineyards in Colchester, CT. This vineyard is kind of tucked away. Still, the wines were robust and full of flavor, yet the staff was mediocre at best. I did think that the views from the vineyard were lovely and I could not have picked a more gorgeous day to visit this vineyard. I even…

Brignole Vineyards

Brignole Vineyards in East Granby, CT. What can I say about them? The staff was absolutely wonderful and excellent, and great at selling their wines and explaining the flavor profiles of each wine and what each wine pairs well with. What was also great is that Brignole also does a happy hour from 4-7, $2.00…

The Market Grille: A Restaurant Review

Hello there! For those of you who know me and know me well, you know that I am a major foodie, all these restaurant reviews and cooking class reviews should come as no surprise. A few days ago, a friend of mine and I headed to the Market Grille in Manchester CT to enjoy some…

Key Phrases To Know For Your Trip To Italy Part 1

Ciao: Hello/Goodbye Andiamo: Let’s go/we go Basta!: Enough Come stai: How are you? Come va: How is it going?/ How are you doing? Vorrei: I would like Parli….?:Do you speak? Parlo italiano: I speak Italian Dov’e: Where is? Dov’e il bano: Where is the bathroom? Preferisco: I prefer Per me: For me Food:¬† Un biscotto…

Visiting Portugal? Try the Lisboa Card

Heading to Lisbon anytime soon? The Lisboa CardLisboa Card would be perfect. I purchased it for my trip to Lisbon and I could not be more thrilled with that purchase. You can get the card for 24, 48 or 72 hours. Those are the perfect lengths of time for any trip, at least to see…