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16 Amazing Places to Eat and Drink in NYC

16 Amazing Places to Eat and Drink in NYC

I cannot definitively say that these are the best places in New York (with the exception of Di Fara – just get there), but I ate at loads of places throughout my week there and I didn’t include anything that was subpar. So how’s that for an endorsement? Seriously though, I want to go back…

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By Cynthia, October 29, 2018
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The Best Time of Day to Visit the Empire State Building + Some Tips For When You Do

The Best Time of Day to Visit the Empire State Building + Some Tips For When You Do

I can be a complicated woman: I love to hit the tourist spots but I despise throngs of tourists. Typical, right? 😏 So when I started planning my trip to the Big Apple, you can imagine my consternation. I needed to find the best time of day to visit the Empire State Building while avoiding,…

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By Cynthia, October 10, 2018
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The Best of Scotland in 10 Days: A Road Trip Itinerary (Free Download!)

The Best of Scotland in 10 Days: A Road Trip Itinerary (Free Download!)

Owing to all sorts of factors, not least of which was travelling on a bigger-than-backpackers budget for the first time, driving Scotland for 10 days was one of the best trips I’ve taken to date. I can’t imagine anyone being disappointed with this incredible country! From gorgeous scenery, unique roadside animals (hello, coos!), castles, ocean, burly…

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By Cynthia, September 20, 2018
Di Fara Pizza: An NYC Must

Di Fara Pizza: An NYC Must

By the time we reached Di Fara Pizza at the faaaarrrr end of Brooklyn after an hour and a half long walk, Andy and I, lovers of pizza, pizza connoisseurs, eaters of all-things pizza, all of the time, were pretty damned sure that no pizza was going to be good enough to be worth it…

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By Cynthia, September 14, 2018
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New York: Expectations vs Reality

New York: Expectations vs Reality

New York is, for most of us I think, a total bucket list destination. It’s a cultural staple. It’s not a place where things are “shot”, it’s THE place where shows and movies and theatre come alive. It’s Broadway, baby. It’s where you grow up, where you move to after college, where you turn 40,…

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By Cynthia, September 13, 2018
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Little Rainbow Paper Co: “Quirky and Queer Greeting Cards”

Little Rainbow Paper Co: “Quirky and Queer Greeting Cards”

So right off the hop, I will disclose that the owner of this adorable new company called Little Rainbow Paper Co. is a friend of mine. That said, she did not ask me to write about it on the blog; I simply chose to do so because I am in love with her designs and concept…

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By Cynthia, August 31, 2018
The Daily Cost of Travel in Cuba: A Budget Breakdown

The Daily Cost of Travel in Cuba: A Budget Breakdown

Well peeps, on my second and third trips to Havana not only did I have a bit more money available to me, but I also took the time to jot down everything I spent so I could share a true breakdown on the daily cost of travel in Cuba. It’s worth noting that some of…

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By Cynthia, August 20, 2018
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