Hiking Breakneck Ridge Trail, Cold Spring: What to Expect

289Shares 0 0 289 0 Don’t make the mistake my mom and I made and KNOW YOUR TRAILS, before heading out to Cold Spring. The trails and difficulty level vary drastically. Here’s my experience taking on Breakneck Ridge Trail…with my 50 year old mom. When the weather is that perfect 70 degrees Fahrenheit and sunny, […]

Eat at Klaw’s The Seafood Cafe in Dublin

406Shares 0 0 406 0 When you’re on an island, and yes Ireland is an island, you can’t help but want to eat seafood. Klaw’s The Seafood Cafe caught our eye and made it on our list of must-go restaurants. After spending the entire morning checking out (yes pun intended!) Trinity College Library, Pat and […]

Visit Trinity College Library, Dublin: The Long Room

533Shares 0 0 533 0 Now this may sound strange, but when in Dublin, instead of heading to the bar, consider heading to The Long Room at Trinity College Library instead. For someone like Patrick, who is an avid reader and a love of printed books, the Trinity College Library built in the 18th century […]

Stay at a Castle in Ireland: Ballynahinch Castle

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 If you’re the traveler on the lookout for something different and looking to take an imaginary step back in time, when royalty slept in palatial suites far from the rest of the world, then look no further than Ballynahinch Castle. Growing up, we all dreamed of living in a castle […]

Best Places to Stay in Paris: Hotel des Grands Boulevards

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 If you want to know where all the young travelers are staying and posh locals are hanging out in Paris, then head to Hotel des Grands Boulevards. This 50-room boutique hotel is located in the lively 2nd arrondissement adjacent to bars, restaurants, and clubs. Hotel des Grands Boulevards’ entrance is […]

5 Things To Do In The Creative Quarter, Dublin

2KShares 0 0 2K 0 The Creative Quarter is an area steeped in history with secrets around every corner. From secret pubs inside old Georgian townhouses that turn into dancing nightclubs to the oldest shopping centre, here are 5 places you shouldn’t miss. After our hearty lunch at The Seafood Café, we immediately headed West […]

Where to Stay in Dublin: Trinity City Hotel

184Shares 0 0 184 0 With only a day in Dublin, Pat and I had to make sure our home base was centrally located yet quiet enough that we could get a good nights sleep after a 7-hour flight. Trinity City Hotel checked off all the boxes. Less than a 10-minutes walk from all the […]

Bread 41: Get a Loaf of This Before It Becomes Popular

499Shares 0 0 499 0 We were one of the first to discover Bread 41’s pastries and breads and got a behind-the-scenes look at the bakery before it became all the rage in Dublin. We checked into the Trinity City Hotel in Dublin early Friday morning. As usual, we couldn’t wait to be out and […]

3 Days in Shanghai Itinerary: 13 Best Things To Do

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 No one trip to Shanghai is the same, but there are several places and experiences that one must do to see the best of Shanghai in 3 days. Here are all the Shanghai travel tips you can’t leave without. I first visited Shanghai when my friend was studying abroad in […]

Hengshan Road: An Expats Shanghai Getaway in the French Concession

312Shares 0 0 312 0 If nostalgia or home sickness starts to hit when your in Shanghai, you don’t need to fly back home to cure it. Just head to Hengshan Road were the expats have created their own community. If you’re nostalgic while in Shanghai, then the streets off of Hengshan Road will make […]