Why Amsterdam should be your next foodie destination

I climbed aboard an impeccably polished historical wooden boat that was located in what looked like a postcard of Amsterdam. It was a picture-perfect Spring day and the crisp blue sky was a stark contrast behind bridges filled with vibrant overflowing flower-filled railing planters, casual cool Dutch bikers, and iconic canal houses. I was immediately…

Why Ukraine should be your next foodie destination

I causally sauntered along the medieval cobblestone streets marveling over the ornate architecture that surrounded me while the occasional picturesque cable car whizzed past me. Charming patina domed bell towers ringing a pleasant tune on a crisp Spring day poked their heads above the colorful buildings in the distance. Enchanting aromas from the café lined…

What to do in St. John, USVI

St. John, the smallest of all of the US Virgin Islands, is in my opinion the most beautiful. Although it isn’t the easiest to get to (no airport on the island) it is only a 30 minute ferry ride from St. Thomas and worth every minute. It’s home to a lush national park covering almost 2/3…

13 things you must do in Brussels, Belgium

1. Check out the incredibly beautiful and iconic Grand Place 2. Stay at a swanky hotel with pictresque views. My favorite- NH Collection Grand Sablon  3. Eat way too much Belgium Chocolate at Pierre Marcolini 4. Go shopping at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert 5. Drink Belgium beer till early in the morning (preferably at Delirium where they have…

Amsterdam, Netherlands City Guide

Amsterdam is an enigma in the most incredible way possible. It’s a destination where beauty, architecture, and sin live in perfect harmony. Every turn looks like a picture-perfect postcard filled with canals, vibrant overflowing flower-filled railing planters, and iconic canal houses. Delicious food is seemingly never-ending whether it’s incredibly decadent cheese, smothered street fries, or the most delicious…

Taking the sunset cruise aboard the Lady Lynsey to St. John

While staying at the amazing Ritz Carlton in St. Thomas, I came across an excursion that caught my eye- a sunset cruise over to the neighboring island of St. John. With ferry boats stopping around 6 pm I’ve never had the opportunity to have dinner on the small island and with the help of the…