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9 In Cape Cod/ Style/ Travel

How to Vacation Like a Kennedy

America’s fascination and intrigue over the Kennedys never seems to die down. But it’s easy to see why. This was one stylish family after all. If you’re planning to take a trip this summer, why not vacation like a Kennedy and explore one of JFK and Jackie’s favorite haunts! Newport, Rhode Island Jackie spent her childhood summers in Newport at Hammersmith Farm and it was also the location of her wedding to Jack. If you make it to Newport this…

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9 In Travel/ Travel Tips

Printable Packing Lists

I used to be a really good packer. When I was a flight attendant I had to be packed for every climate imaginable in one standard issue carry-on. You learn a few things about packing light with this sort of challenge. I was traveling so much that everything I needed to bring was either in my suitcase or in the laundry. Lately something changed. I’ve turned into a last-minute packer who runs around the house at midnight trying to get…

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3 In Maine/ Travel/ Travel Guide/ US

Eat, See, Do – Kennebunkport, Maine

  Kennebunkport, Maine is a fantastic destination for a classic New England experience. This charming coastal town is full of scenic views, adorable shops, and all the lobster you could ever want. Mike and I took a weekend trip here with my folks recently. It was such a fun and relaxing getaway–I highly recommend a visit. I’m still stuffed just thinking about all of the lobster I ate! Here are my recommendations on what to eat, see, and do in…

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5 In Travel/ Travel Tips

Tips and Tricks to Finding Cheap Airfare

Hi Guys! The other day I was booking flights to visit my brother’s family over the 4th of July. Since it’s a holiday weekend and it’s less than a month away I realized I probably wasn’t going to find cheap airfare. And the prices confirmed it! #IShouldKnowBetter It got me thinking – when is the best time to book flights these days? Lately I’ve only been booking flights for work which puts more emphasis on timing than price, so I’m…

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4 In Miscellaneous/ Travel

Summer Reading List

Summer is the perfect time for fun, quick, and light-hearted reads. Even though I don’t actually get a summer vacation anymore (waaaah!), I still seem to read more books during this season than any other. Without further ado, here is my travel-inspired summer reading list for 2015. 1. Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes This book is by the same author who wrote Lunch in Paris, and I’m always a fan of a memoir that includes recipes. Amazon describes…

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29 In Italy/ Travel/ Travel Guide

The Best of Positano, Italy – Shhhh, Don’t Tell!

If Paradise had to pick a destination I can almost guarantee you that it would be Positano, Italy. Located a couple of hours south of Rome and perched along the cliffs of the Amalfi coast, it’s the perfect place for an Italian seaside vacation. Before I get into a couple of my favorite spots, let me just say that you can do no wrong in this quaint little town. The people, the food, the vistas are all fantastico! 1. The…

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8 In Australia/ Travel/ Travel Guide

What to do in Sydney, Australia

Some years back, two dear friends from Scotland decided to spend a year in Sydney and asked if I’d like to join. I had just graduated from college and wasn’t quite ready for my first adult job, so I decided to go along for the ride!! It was one of the best decisions of my life! Sydney is a fantastic city and I feel lucky to have called it my home–even for just a short while. First things first, where…

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