San Diego Travel Guide

California is one of my favorite states within the US and I first experienced it when I went to San Diego back in 2016 (before this blog existed) for a weekend. In fact, it was my first solo trip here in the states. I fell quickly for the laid back lifestyle people in California possess,…

How to Spend a Weekend in Chicago

Only in Chicago for a weekend? Below are the things you should do! See the views from The Signature Room at the 95th. Head up to the Signature Room bar on the 95th floor of the John Hancock building on Michigan Ave, grab a cocktail and take in some of the best city views. You…

6 Things to Do Along Calle Oche in Little Havana, Miami

If you’re exploring Miami you have to head to Little Havana and walk Calle Oche. This is the Cuban quarter of the city and full of character. Although usually packed with tourists, it’s definitely a worthwhile visit to catch a Cuban experience and meet the locals. You will notice straight away that it is different…

Welcome to Miami – Weekend Travel Itinerary

Last weekend was my second time in Miami and just as amazing. Below I have detailed where I stayed and what I did for the weekend in Florida. I booked my flights from Chicago on Tuesday and I was in Miami on Friday – possibly the most spontaneous / last minute trip I have organised…

First Scuba Diving Experience along the Florida Keys

I loved every second of this – put me back in the water! Scuba diving had been high on the bucketlist for a while and what better place to try it for the first time than while I was driving from Miami to Key West. This is a stunning 3 hour and 40 minute drive…

Road Trip to Put-in-Bay, the Island nobody knows!

“Where is Put-In-Bay?” When I tell people in Chicago that we took this trip more times than not, they have never heard of this place. To fill you in, Put-in-bay is an island off Ohio on Lake Erie and below is how we ended up there and what we did. One of my very good…

Arizona 3 Day Itinerary

At the start of September I took a solo trip to Arizona, this was my first time visiting Arizona and it exceeded all expectations – I only had 3 days and managed to see Phoenix, Sedona and the Grand Canyon, drive through Flagstaff and accidentally get onto route 66. Below is my trip itinerary outlining…

The Chicago Summer Bucket List.

Let me start with saying that the Chicago Summers are the best. I am fortunate enough to have already experienced two summers here and I’m very excited about this upcoming one. Having struggled (for real) through the long cold Chicago winter, here is my Chicago Summer Bucket list: Rent a boat or do the architecture tour….