TRAVEL // CHARMING SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO


During my recent trip to Mexico City I had some extra time and wanted to check out a nearby area. In a last minute decision I headed to San Miguel de Allende and I'm SO glad I did! It's a bit of a hike... a 3.5 hour drive  from Mexico City, but oh so worth it.

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TRAVEL // A TRENDY GUIDE TO MEXICO CITY


Mexico City aka Distrito Federal (DF) has been on my radar for about a year now, but prior to that I never thought it would be a place I'd visit, let alone learn that I love. Like many, I've heard not so great things about Mexico City. I've been told it's dangerous, drug violence is everywhere and that kidnappings are frequent. Some of those things could be true to an extent, but they're also true for many other cities. It's not 100% safe to walk down certain streets in New York late at night.

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TRAVEL // DOORS OF PHILLY


There's something special about the cobblestone streets of Philadelphia. I spent last weekend in the city and had a few hours free to blissfully wander around the Old City and Society Hilly neighborhoods. I absolutely love architecture, especially charming, colonial homes, so this was an ideal way to spend my afternoon. 

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SUMMER VACAY MUST-HAVES


Now that spring's winding down and the thermometer's rising, my mind's on all things summer vacation! While I don't get a leisurely months-long summer off anymore, I try to make the most of the hottest days of the year. Weekend trips to the beach, long road trips and jaunts abroad are all on my summer to-do list. While the destinations may change, what I pack in my bag for these summer adventures almost always remains the same.

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