PLATEAU MONT ROYAL: THE MOST ‘INSTAGRAMABLE’ NEIGHBORHOOD IN MONTREAL

I know I’m not alone when I admit that I rely on Instagram to help me plan the majority of my travels. What can I say? I’m a sucker for a good picture. Now that ‘geo-tagging’ is a thing, the perfect ‘gram’ locations become much more accessible to us.

And so I present to you: Plateau Mont Royal  Continue Reading

CANADA: NORTH AMERICA’S LITTLE SLICE OF EUROPE

Ohhhh, Canada! {Could I really start this post any differently? I mean. No. No is the answer.}

I’m back to writing. And more importantly, I’m back to feeling good about writing. It could be the TBC {total body conditioning} class I just returned from. It could be the piping hot peppermint tea I’m sipping with the windows wide open in my Brooklyn apartment. Or it could be the high I am still riding from my weekend away in Montreal, Canada.

I’m going to go with the latter.

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A QUICK GUIDE TO MONTREAL

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of visiting our neighbors in Canada! True, it was during an American holiday, but regardless I had such an incredible experience in Montreal, Quebec. Sometimes you don’t realize how necessary it is to get out of New York City, until you board the plane and take off into the hemisphere to cobblestoned pastures. Eh? You get it.  Continue Reading

A DAY IN NEW YORK FOR UNDER $20

New York City is known for being one of the most expensive cities in the world. I can absolutely attest to this and constantly feel as though I am throwing my money away with each passing day. Like, I might as well just take a wad of cash and distribute it in individual one-dollar bills like they used to do in music videos {yeah, remember those things?}.  As a budgeter, and traveler, this is one of the most uncomfortable feelings and something I am doing my best to avoid. Continue Reading