DC City Guide: What You Have to Do Right Now

DC City Guide: What You Have to Do Right Now

When I started travel blogging, I had no idea about the community. It might seem like bloggers should be competitive or even ignore each other, but it’s actually the opposite. So when Nicki of Eat Live Travel Drink proposed a travel blogger meet up in Washington, DC I jumped at the chance.

Earlier this month, 12 travel bloggers met in person in Washington, DC for a fun filled #BloggersTakeTheCity weekend. The incredible Destination DC took us around and showed us what’s hot in DC right now. Check out my DC City Guide below!

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Review: Chihuly at the New York Botanical Garden

Review: Chihuly at the New York Botanical Garden

Whether you know the name Chihuly or not, you’ve probably seen his glass sculptures on display somewhere, whether a chandelier hanging in a lobby or his glass blown flowers coating the ceiling at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. He’s actually been on my radar for a few years. Just last month I checked out the Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg, Florida.

So when I saw Chihuly’s works were coming to the New York Botanical Garden through October, I had to go. And it’s an absolute must if you’re in NYC. Read More

How to Get into NYC Museums for Free (or close to free)

How to Get into NYC Museums for Free (or close to free)

Always free:

The New York Public Library (free guided tours at 11am & 2pm Monday-Saturday and 2pm on Sunday)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (weekdays December-February) Read More

My Stay at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham

My Stay at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham

I first came across the 21C Museum Hotels in Louisville, KY. I was visiting a friend of mine there who suggested we check out the art gallery in the hotel. An art gallery? In a hotel?! 

Outside the 21C Museum Hotel in Louisville
Outside the 21C in Louisville

It. Was. Awesome. The exhibit was modern with a mix of all art mediums including video. My favorite was Peter Sarkisian’s Puddle, which included video and audio.

Since then, I’ve always wanted to stay at a 21C Museum Hotel, located in select cities (Louisville, Cincinnati, Bentonville, Durham, Lexington & Oklahoma City). So when the Durham location was one of my company housing options in Durham, I had to stay there. Read More