Your Guide to Philadelphia

View from City Hall, Photo by Norman Maddeaux / CC BY-ND

If you’re searching for your next vacation destination, look no further than the City of Brotherly Love.  Philadelphia was named Lonely Planet’s #1 Best City to Visit in the US in 2016, and for good reason: the history, the architecture, the food…  I lived in Philly for 8 years before moving away last summer, so you could say I know my way around.  Allow me to guide you through the streets of Philly, from historic sites to local hotspots.


The Best Hotel Views around the World

One of the most magnificent aspects of traveling is taking in new sights and exploring new territory. If you’d like to have your cake and eat it, too, choose a hotel that incorporates fabulous views.
Four Seasons, Sydney

Photo by Sarah Ackerman / CC BY

You won’t even have to get out of bed to enjoy the beauty of your vacation destination.  Here are 7 of the best hotel views in the world to help you plan your next trip!

15 Reasons Why You Need a Vacation Now

Take a Vacation Now

Pavel Lukichev

Sometimes you just need a break. But we all know that’s much easier said than done. Perhaps you feel like you don’t deserve a vacation or your career responsibilities keep you from enjoying your vacation time. Maybe you feel as though you’re job will suffer if you pack up and leave for a week. But, studies actually show that taking a vacation is beneficial to your career! Here are 15 reasons why you should take a vacation now. So stop daydreaming about sandy beaches and start packing!


Flying with Fido & Fluffy

Nothing is more exciting than an upcoming trip: the culture, the adventures, the food, the naps… But sometimes this excitement is dampened by the impending guilt of leaving your four-legged family member behind.  Why not take Fido with you?


Photo by Phillip Cowan / CC BY-ND

There are lots of different ways to travel with your pet; of course, some methods are more comfortable and easier for both of you. Before you hop on the next plane with your furry friend, here are some helpful and important facts to remember to make the process more enjoyable for everyone involved.  Separation anxiety? Solved. ✔

Get Outta Town! The 5 Best Spring Break Alternatives That Aren’t Beach-Side Resorts

San Francisco Mission Dolores Park

When the excitement and sparkle of the holiday season has worn away and the white, fluffy snow has turned to dirty yellow slush, it’s time to start planning your springtime escape. But perhaps the idea of getting sunburned and drunk on a crowded beach, being jostled and annoyed by thousands of rowdy high school and college spring-breakers isn’t your idea of an enjoyable getaway. Fear not! Here are the top five best alternative spring break destinations to escape to without all the bikini clad chaos.