Essex, Connecticut.

A little over a week ago, a few of my girlfriends and I hopped on the train to Essex, Connecticut for one of our coworkers’ weddings. I didn’t originally intend to blog about the town or our trip at all, but I was so enamored by the picturesque town that I had to post about it here. In hindsight, I’m really glad I packed my camera…

Cape Cod Photo Diary.

I always say that my parents’ house (my childhood home) on Cape Cod is my happy place. There’s nothing better than being home with my family… especially in the summer. This particular trip was longer than usual (a whole week!) and a little bit gluttonous..


Two Days in Boston.

If you’ve been reading these parts for a long time, then you know that Boston was my first city. I went to college outside of the city, and spent 3.5 years living + working in there prior to moving to New York. Some of my best memories were spent there, and most of my friends from college still live there, so I try to get back as often as I can.

Packing List: Cape Cod.

I am so, so excited because next Tuesday my sister, her husband, Tyrion and I are flying home to Cape Cod. As a sidenote, JetBlue’s decision to fly direct to Hyannis during the summer is kind of the best thing ever. In the past, we’ve had to brave a seven (sometimes longer!) hour drive up there with all the rush hour (here) + bridge (there) traffic. Not this time…

Dominican Republic Vacation Diary.

Do you ever get that feeling where you think to yourself… “This can’t possibly be my actual life?” I’ve had it before, in both the good way and the very bad way, but this time around that was me, in the best way… pretty much all weekend long in the Dominican Republic. After this past winter’s escapade in Turks & Caicos, JetBlue Getaways invited me back to experience a second getaway, and I thought that maybe I’d actually died and gone to heaven.

Packing List: Dominican Republic.

Tomorrow morning, my cousin Sarah and I head to the Dominican Republic for a little R&R and fun in the sun. I have been looking forward to this for so long. We are staying at The Gansevoort in Sosúa, and while a lot of our time will be spent laying by the pool + swimming at the beach, I’m really excited to spend a little bit of time exploring the island.

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