The holidays are officially upon us! With Thanksgiving next week and Christmas around the corner, New York City has officially gotten into the holiday spirit. My office building even put up a decorated Christmas tree this week in the lobby! We will leave the discussions of if this is too early for another time and instead start celebrating the season with the top 6 things to do in New York City during the holidays!
There is unfortunately a lot of bad press surrounding Los Cabos, Mexico and their string of senseless gang violence. The U.S. Department of State issued a travel warning to the area, citing criminal activity and homicide. I feel it is important for every traveler to know the facts going to a new place, which is why I share this upfront. While these warnings were still in effect during my visit last month, I decided to go on my vacation regardless with a heightened sense of awareness and sensibility. Everybody will make the decision that is right for them, and if you decide to visit, read on to learn about the best of Los Cabos!
Continuing on with the Local Spotlight series, I wanted to review Little Italy in downtown Manhattan, a neighborhood that is easily written off as a tourist trap. While this vibe certainly prevails, there are so many great restaurants and shops that are worth the trip into the crowded streets. So where should you go to appreciate the tradition of Little Italy? Read on to find out!
Although my blog is still very young and truth be told I haven’t dedicated as much time to SEO and social media strategies as I should, receiving recognition from other bloggers is so encouraging! I am really honored and have to thank Daniela at The Lost Romanian for the Blogger Recognition Award.
I have always associated the Westin hotel brand with upscale comfort. With their Heavenly bed and bath collection and a fairly predictable corporate vibe, I know that I can consistently expect a relaxed stay. So when I received an invitation to check out the newly opened Westin Los Cabos hotel at a discounted rate, I jumped at the chance to visit somewhere in Mexico I had never been for a relaxing getaway with my boyfriend. A 4-star hotel, the Westin Los Cabos opened this past April after the property was devastated by Hurricane Newton. The hotel was completely renovated to feature 147 villa-style units and was also converted into a Vistana vacation ownership location. What did I think of the new hotel and would I recommend you to visit? Read on to find out!