Destinations

  • Goals for 2019!

    January 15, 2019 by

    Is it just me or is every year going by faster and faster? I cannot believe that it is already 2019!! The best part about it thought that there are 365 days and 365 chances to do what you love and what makes you happy. I always try to set some kind of goals for… Read more

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  • A Look Back on 2018

    December 29, 2018 by

    I cannot believe how fast this year has flown by. I can honestly say that this was one of my favorite years for travel. I got to go to some pretty cool places and hit off some items off of my bucket list. I have highlighted my trips for this year below and some of… Read more

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  • Podcasts To Get You Through The Day

    March 27, 2020 by

    I have been meaning to do a post about some podcasts I listen to for a while now. Since times are a bit different now and we are pretty much quarantined in our houses; what better time to show you some of my faves than now. My favorite way to listen to podcasts is while… Read more

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  • Perfect Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life

    December 9, 2019 by

    With the holidays coming up and throughout the year in general, I think sometimes picking out gifts is a lot of pressure. You want to put the effort into it but sometimes you just don’t know what direction to go in. If you have someone who values and loves to travel in your life, they… Read more

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  • Chicago for First-Timers

    November 21, 2019 by

    Going to one of the best cities in the world?! Well, I got some pretty great recommendations for you first timers. I am lucky enough to call this beautiful city my home and I can honestly say it is one of the best cities in the world. There is an endless amount of things to… Read more

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  • Orange County: Laguna Beach

    November 4, 2019 by

    There is something about Laguna Beach that has a special place in my heart. A part of that is due to the fact that it reminds me a little bit of Croatia (where I was born) and for whatever reason I just felt comfortable there. I have been to Laguna twice now and I definitely… Read more

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  • Pacific Coast Highway

    October 18, 2019 by

    PCH – you may have heard of it before but if you have not, it is one gorgeous and scenic route in California. If you want to hit up some hot spots in Cali then this is the perfect way to do it. Not only are there beautiful views, but it is a fun way… Read more

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  • The Ultimate Guide to San Diego

    August 29, 2019 by

    California has won over my heart for sure. It is by far my favorite state just due to the fact that it reminds me a bit of Croatia. I have been there a few times now and have yet to be disappointed. I visited San Diego about two years ago and it is such a… Read more

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  • 5 Things To Do While Visiting Dubrovnik

    August 14, 2019 by

    One of my favorite things to talk about is the homeland and believe it or not it was the first time I visited this remarkable city. Now, a lot of you might know this gem because of this one very popular show called Game of Thrones which is what brought people to flock to this… Read more

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  • 2019 Goals: Update

    July 1, 2019 by

    At the beginning of this year, I decided to set some goals for myself. I decided that in order to keep myself accountable this year, I was going to do a follow up to see where I am at in the middle of the year. Now that it is June, I feel that this is… Read more

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  • A weekend in Zagreb

    June 24, 2019 by

    Croatia’s capital brings so many beautiful factors together in one place. It has beautiful architecture and so many things to do and see. It has that big city/small town feel which I always love. It is a perfect place to spend a few days in and it is beautiful in all seasons. I recently visited… Read more

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  • Euro Trip: Bosnia and Herzegovina

    December 18, 2018 by

    Bosnia is a new country filled with beautiful sights and lots to do. I may be more biased when talking about it because I do have family that lives here. For those of you that do not know; I was born in Croatia, but most of my family lives in Bosnia and Herzegovina. But nevertheless… Read more

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  • Midwest Trips

    December 5, 2018 by

    Living in the Midwest has its ups and downs, but I have learned to love it now that I am living here. Personally, I am more of a beach kind of girl, so I definitely love the west coast a lot more, but you gotta work with what you got, am I right haha?! Since,… Read more

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  • The Ultimate Guide to a Disney Cruise

    October 24, 2018 by

    I love Disney, but unfortunately I never had the opportunity to go to any of the parks. Once upon a time, my friend won a Disney Cruise on the radio and there I was living out my dreams. Now, this still wasn’t one of the parks I have been dying to go to, but it… Read more

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  • Nashville: the perfect weekend getaway

    September 26, 2018 by

    Oh Music City – filled with some of the best nightlife and live music and of course bachelorette parties. Well at least that is what everyone thinks of when they hear Nashville – or Nash-Vegas, but there is so much more to this awesome city. I have been to Nashville twice now and loved it… Read more

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  • The Hamptons

    August 27, 2018 by

    I am going to start off by saying that the Hampton’s made me feel like I was part of the Gossip Girl crew and anyone that knows me, knows that I loooove Gossip Girl, so it was a big moment for me haha. The Hampton’s are a boujee area in New York where the rich… Read more

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  • My Favorite Travel Apps

    June 21, 2018 by

    There are so many great apps out there for your travel purposes. Some just give you amazing wanderlust, others help you book the best trip. Below are a few of my favorite travel apps: My first point will be to mention that if you board a plane, even if it is once a year, enroll… Read more

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  • Best Restaurants in Chicago

    May 22, 2018 by

    It is crazy how much you can discover about your own city, once you treat it as a destination to visit. There is so much you can experience and do in your own hometown that it can sometimes feel like you are on a vacation. I have lived on the outskirts of Chicago for almost… Read more

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  • San Francisco: The Golden Gate City

    May 10, 2018 by

    San Francisco is a city filled with breathtaking views and fun vibes. It is the perfect place to go for a weekend or even a couple of days, and you will never be bored. The city has that downtown, coastal and small town feel which can be hard to find in a single location. There are… Read more

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  • Girls Weekend Guide: Denver

    April 30, 2018 by

    Denver has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. It seems to fit my outdoorsy personality, so I knew it was a place I wanted to visit. Although, it was a pretty short trip, I know I will be back again to explore more. Denver proved to be a perfect… Read more

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  • Dallas Food & Drink Guide

    April 23, 2018 by

    Dallas is a modern metropolis of Texas filled with amazing food and lots of good times. Personally, my favorite part of visiting Dallas was the food and the unique atmospheres the restaurants had to offer. I decided to create a little food and drink guide of some of my favorite places in Dallas for all… Read more

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  • New York State of Mind

    April 3, 2018 by

    Ahhh the city that never sleeps…New York, New York ❤   New York is just one of those places you have to see for yourself. Not only is it a world-wide known destination; it is filled with so much to do that you could never be bored. Now if you are a first timer and… Read more

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  • Skiing in the Midwest

    March 15, 2018 by

    Ski season is almost over which means you need to get your butt in gear and check out these fun ski spots in the Midwest. Do not worry, if you cannot make it this year; there is always next year :). Now the Midwest is not really known for mountain fun, and simply because we… Read more

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  • How to Pack for a Business Trip

    February 14, 2018 by

    Being a former Event Coordinator , I had to travel plenty of times for work and my biggest struggle was always how will I pack for this trip. Now, since I have traveled for work quite a few times and for personal reasons, I would say I have become somewhat experienced and have compiled a… Read more

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  • Las Vegas Destination Guide

    February 5, 2018 by

    Las Vegas…it is either your worst nightmare or you absolutely love it. I feel like there is not too much of an in between when it comes to this one. Personally, I think Vegas is great. There is so much to do, it is full of life, and you can never be bored but you… Read more

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  • Puerto Vallarta Travel Guide

    January 8, 2018 by

    Mexico is the perfect vacation getaway and I think many of you that have been can agree. Not only is the weather always perfect, there is so much to do and of course the best part…TACOSSS! Now I have only been to Puerto Vallarta, so I cannot speak on all of Mexico, but if they… Read more

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  • St. Lucia & The Pitons

    November 29, 2017 by

    My favorite type of place has always been something tropical. Now it may be because I was born in a place like that or the fact that I love the water, but there is just something addictive about going to a tropical destination. The mixture of the jungle, the ocean, the palm trees, the fresh… Read more

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  • The most magnificent National Park in Croatia

    November 21, 2017 by

    Many of you have heard of Croatia by now. And I may be biased because I was born there, but it is one of the most beautiful countries to visit. It offers breathtaking beaches, cute towns, mountains, and amazing greenery. Along with that comes one of my favorite national parks I have ever been to,… Read more

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  • Highlights from Boston

    November 9, 2017 by

    It can be hard to find things to do in a metropolitan city sometimes, especially being from Chicago where I get that kind of vibe already. But Boston had it’s own unique charm with a small city feel. The cobbled stone streets with the smaller alleys gave off a European feel to it which I… Read more

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  • One Day Getaway

    November 1, 2017 by

    Cinque Terre Breathtaking to say the least. This five city paradise is a perfect one day destination when in Italy. Now you definitely don’t have to limit yourself to just a day because this charming place can be explored in more than one. But if you are looking for a fun adventure, this is the… Read more

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  • Ruins of Pompeii

    January 26, 2015 by

    An incredible sight to see for sure. Pompeii reminded me of the Colosseum in Rome. The feeling you get while walking through such history is incredible. It was hard to imagine that something that was basically in pieces was once a city and a civilization full of people. Imagining the lives of the people that… Read more

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  • A Taste of Maui

    October 6, 2014 by

    Food, food, food—one of my favorite subjects! Since I love restaurants and trying out new places, I of course took note of every place I have eaten at in Maui and I had some of the best meals. I have compiled a list of good places to eat and some really delicious entrees to go… Read more

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  • The Main Attraction

    August 18, 2014 by

    With so much to do on the beautiful island of Maui; it was hard to pick out what to explore. Since my days were limited, I decided it would be best to visit some of the most talked about spots. 1. Maui Ocean Center Definitely a fun day activity for when the weather is not… Read more

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  • Maui Lovin’

    July 31, 2014 by

    Maui is definitely one of my favorite places I have traveled to so far. With breathtaking views and magnificent beaches, it is one of those places that I will be sure to visit again. Below is a break down of my daily adventures in Maui. Day 1: Even though I was exhausted from sleeping only… Read more

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  • Tour of Tuscany

    July 15, 2014 by

    If you love the countryside and breathtaking views, Tuscany should be on your list of destinations to visit. Tuscany is a region in central Italy filled with cute towns and breathtaking views. Not to mention the food and the wine, Molto Benne!! (meaning very good if you’re not familiar with Italian). It is also a… Read more

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  • Little strolls through Pisa

    July 8, 2014 by

    Pisa is one of those small Italian towns that you could explore in one day; most popular for the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It is a charming town filled with shops, restaurants and perfect for strolls by the Arno River. The best part is that it a perfect day trip and easy to get to.… Read more

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  • J’adore Paris

    July 1, 2014 by

    Talking about Paris is one of my favorite things to do, as it is one of my favorite cities in the world. I have always dreamed about going to Paris and when I finally had the chance to do so, I was in complete awe. Although, I spent a very short time there (a day… Read more

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  • Roma

    June 26, 2014 by

    Rome is one of those cities that you cannot visit just once. I had really low expectations when it came to Rome because I was informed by a lot of people that visited, that it was nothing special and that it was dirty. This is far from the truth. The city is very vast and… Read more

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  • 5 Things You Must Do On Every Trip

    May 14, 2014 by

    People travel all over the world but many times do not truly get an authentic and adventurous experience that they wanted. Here’s 5 things to add a little spark to your trip and make it worth while. 1. Go beyond your comfort zone Everyone is different, some people thrive for adventure and love challenges that… Read more

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  • Carnevale Di Venezia

    May 6, 2014 by

    Venice is by far one of the most magical places I’ve been to. The whole city is surrounded by water, beautiful buildings and incredible views. I just happened to be lucky enough to be able to go during one of the greatest times of the year, Carnevale Di Venezia. It is a festival that happens… Read more

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  • Delizioso!

    April 29, 2014 by

    What’s better than views in Florence? Food of course! Yes, Florence is incredibly beautiful, but the food is unbelievably delicious and one of the best parts of Italy in general. Being in Florence for a whole semester gave me the opportunity to eat a lot and by a lot I really do mean a lot… Read more

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  • Firenze

    April 22, 2014 by

    A city full of culture, art, and delicious food, need I say more? It is not big and not too small. I found it to be absolutely perfect. The nerves started racking up because it seemed like a huge city at first and I was sure that I would get lost. To my assumption I… Read more

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