Pensacola, Florida

Pensacola Beach

I recently went to Pensacola for the first time for my cousin’s wedding and traveled down a few days early to experience both the beach and the downtown area. I have been to the Florida Panhandle in the past as my boyfriend lived in Tallahassee during his Florida State University days and beyond. However, this was my first adventure to the beach where I gawked at the white sand beaches and calm blue waters. The town was surprisingly quaint and sleepy – a great escape for a mini vacation!

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Financial District, NYC

Financial District NYC

“Money Never Sleeps” – Gordon Gekko, Wall Street

The Financial District has so much personal significance. My first ever trip to New York City was November 2001, just two months after the horrific 9/11 attacks. In this solemn time, I absolutely fell in love with the city and its resilience, determination, and compassion. I just knew that I had to live here and experience it all myself. A decade after my first visit, I made that a reality. So what makes the Financial District so enchanting? Read the latest Local Spotlight to find out!  Continue reading “Financial District, NYC”

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Michigan Stadium Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor holds a special place in my heart, as I spent four unforgettable years at the University of Michigan. While I could write a full post about the things to do and see on campus, the city of Ann Arbor is remarkable in its own right with cultural events and delicious restaurants. If you’re headed to Ann Arbor – whether for a football weekend, the famous Art Fair in July or to explore more of the Michigan mitten – read on!

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Greenwich Village, NYC

The Greenwich Village is a staple in popular culture, often the backdrop for movies and television shows. From NYU to Washington Square Park, tourists flock to the neighborhood to see what it’s all about. Greenwich Village is synonymous with youth, vibrancy and creativity for me, and I’m happy to share my favorite things to do and places to go on the latest Local Spotlight on Greenwich Village.

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