Travel: Why I Won’t Slow Down Anytime Soon

It’s funny, you know. I actually feel as if I am starting to sound redundant and going around in circles trying to have conversations with my mother. I mean, it’s ridiculous. Ok, yes, I guess that I am doing a lot of traveling this year. It strategically panned out that way, after almost a year…

Chamard Vineyards: A Review

Farm. Winery and Bistro. Location: Clinton, CT. Clinton is a classic New England town, located right on the shoreline. I loved the architecture of this facility. Chamard is one of the vineyards on the Connecticut Wine Trail and is worth a visit too. I was quite impressed with the wines. Below are some of the…

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…