Are you looking for a last-minute vacation destination for the upcoming Labor Day holiday? Are you considering staying close to home or taking a road trip because you think that flights will be extremely expensive so close to the date? Well guess what? I have some unearthed several flights under $300 from Dallas (DFW) to destinations from the east to the west departing on Friday, September 2nd and returning … Continue reading 4 Labor Day Weekend Getaways
Travel is my passion. One of the many perks about being married to a project manager that travels often for work is inviting myself to tag along on a business trip. Hubs gets to travel on the company’s dime and I get free hotel accommodations. When I learned that the he had to go to New Orleans for a conference, I was beyond thrilled! I booked that flight faster … Continue reading Solo Traveler in New Orleans
Recently, my husband and I went exploring the French Quarter in New Orleans for a place to dine for brunch. Sunday brunch has become a tradition for us. Being away from home made the search for a restaurant serving brunch even more exciting. Café Amelie was on my list of places to eat before arriving to NOLA so when we stumbled upon it during our walk down … Continue reading Sunday Brunch: Café Amelie New Orleans
“You have the same amount of hours in a day as Beyoncé. “ I’ve been hearing this quote a lot lately. Of course it’s a true statement unless you consider the fact that your number or Beyoncé’s could be called at anytime and *poof* bye bye Earth…but let’s not focus on that. This quote is just a simple reminder that we all have 24 hrs in a … Continue reading 24 hours in a day. Enough time for a getaway!
Earlier this week I decided to explore the Bishop Arts District in Dallas with my cousin. It’s always fun to be a tourist. It’s even more fun to discover hidden gems in your own city. The Bishop Arts district is a historic and eclectic little neighborhood located in the heart of North Oak Cliff. It offers a unique range of restaurants, shops, art galleries, and more. What … Continue reading Exploring the Bishop Arts District
Miami has been on my list of places to visit since my teen years. I’ve been dreaming of lounging in a cabana on the white sandy shores of South Beach, taking a stroll along Ocean Drive, doing some shopping at Lincoln Road Mall, and visiting the Art Deco district for ages. So I thought Miami would be the perfect destination to kick off our One Thousand Dollar … Continue reading Visit Miami!
Where would you travel if you only had $1000 to spend for a vacation? I have been asked this question by friends and family on numerous occasions. My answer is always “the opportunities are endless”. This may sound unrealistic to many people, but it’s actually true. For instance, I could choose to take a road trip from Dallas, TX to Austin, TX. One could take … Continue reading One Thousand Dollar Destinations
“I’m a sucker for cornrows and manicured toes”- Nelly But toes are pedicured Nelly.. so there’s that. I can relate to Nelly’s love of beautiful things. I may not be a sucker for cornrows and manicured toes but I am a sucker for beautiful architecture. Clean lines, geometric shapes, and the unconventional use of materials really appeals to me. That is exactly what intrigued me … Continue reading Photo Shoot at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
I haven’t gone on vacation since last December and I am currently going through withdrawal. I am addicted to traveling! I need to book a trip to somewhere with a beach in the next 30 days or I may have a serious meltdown! My friends, family, and even my readers often ask me how I can afford to go on so many vacations in one year. … Continue reading Great Websites for Booking an Affordable Vacation
The Statue of Liberty is an All- American attraction that I believe everyone should visit at least once especially if you love history. I must say preparing for the trip over to the monument was like going through security at the airport only on a level 10. I felt like we almost had to strip naked before going through the metal detectors. It was intense! Fortunately, having … Continue reading Postcards from NYC: Statue of Liberty