Colonial Beach, one of my all time favorite small towns, is a Virginia gem – and is not very well known, even among Virginians. The town resides along the Potomac River and boasts a beach, boardwalk… More
It may come as a surprise to you, but Southeast Asia is actually one of the safest regions to visit. It’s also one of the most alluring – with its untouched landscapes providing a traveler’s utopia, there’s no reason for you not to visit. Continue reading “4 Safety Tips for Traveling in Southeast Asia”
‘Wow! Is that really Canada?’ was my first thought when my friend Sara suggested and sent me photos of Bruce Peninsula National Park as we were planning my trip up to Ontario to visit her. An easy way to sell me on any destination is with scenic panoramas and hiking opportunities, and this Ontario gem easily looked to provide both.
When my friend Sara invited me to visit her in Canada, I 1) said yes and 2) knew I wanted to visit somewhere “off-the-beaten path”. I had already done the typical American-goes-to-Canada trip of Niagara Falls and Toronto years back, so this time I wanted to see somewhere different, somewhere where Canadians go to escape. Continue reading “A Day Out on Flowerpot Island, Ontario”
May had some serious ups and downs (more on that in the Challenges section), but I got to revisit two favorites – New York and Toronto – and explore more of Canada than I previously have before. Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: May 2017”
Finding a hotel in New York City can be a difficult task – ‘affordability’ takes on a new meaning in the city, and also ensuring that where you stay is clean and centrally located adds to the challenge. Continue reading “Staying at the Pod 51 Hotel in New York City”