north carolina · Travel · Wine · Wine Festivals

The Beaufort Wine & Food Festival

The Beaufort Wine & Food Festival The Beaufort Food & Wine Festival is a multi-day festival - offering not only the best wine festival on the East coast but also many intimate wine dinners and experiences for each and every personality! Each event is priced differently and sold as separate tickets. This festival is truly… Continue reading The Beaufort Wine & Food Festival

north carolina · Travel

Ideas for a Coastal Getaway in North Carolina | The Crystal Coast

The Crystal Coast Ideas for a Coastal Getaway in North Carolina I had the absolute pleasure of working with The Crystal Coast of North Carolina and experiencing a large part of what makes the area known as "North Carolina's Gem." The Crystal Coast includes Atlantic Beach, Beaufort, Emerald Isle, Pine Knoll Shores, Morehead City, and… Continue reading Ideas for a Coastal Getaway in North Carolina | The Crystal Coast

Colorado · Travel

The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs | My Itinerary & Recap

The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs: Colorado is such an iconic United States destination. There are so many thrilling reasons to visit this beautiful state; and I 100% plan on returning to visit again. In April 2019, I had the pleasure of working with Visit Colorado Springs to create a 3-day itinerary that… Continue reading The Best Things to do in Colorado Springs | My Itinerary & Recap

tennessee · Travel

The Most Famous Nashville Mural Locations

Have you seen the fabulous Nashville Murals on Instagram and want to find them for yourself? I have compiled a list of my favorite Nashville Murals, along with their addresses. Simply type the address into an uber and head right over! One of the most iconic things about Nashville... other than all of the amazing… Continue reading The Most Famous Nashville Mural Locations

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Review of Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort

I spent Spring Break in Montego Bay, Jamaica with a large group of family. First and foremost, I want to say that we had an absolute blast together. We laughed so hard each and every day. It was truly special to be able to experience a vacation like this with a large group of family.… Continue reading Review of Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort

Caribbean · Open Letters · Other Resorts · Relationships · Travel

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection This blog post is a guest post written by Catherine Parker, mother of Olivia McCraw (Co-Contributor, Often Photographer, and "Travel Twin" of Wine and Weekends). Catherine was generous enough to volunteer to write a guest post about our recent family trip to Jamaica. I am honored and very impressed with… Continue reading Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

Travel · Travel Tips

Are you Spring Break Ready? | My Spring Break Packing List

My Spring Break Packing List This is the best sunscreen I have ever tried. It is a large bottle and it sprays well! If you didn't take pictures on Spring Break, did it even happen? If there is one thing that I've learned from travel, it is to STAY CLEAN! I'm not sure why it… Continue reading Are you Spring Break Ready? | My Spring Break Packing List

Pennsylvania · Travel

Philadelphia Weekend Guide | Eat and Drink the City

Philadelphia Weekend Guide First Impressions: The city of Philadelphia truly surprised me with its hospitality, friendly environment, and trendy hot-spots. Of course, Philly still has loads to offer history lovers - but this Philadelphia Weekend Guide isn't that kind of guide. I want to emphasize how genuinely nice everyone in Philly was! We had one… Continue reading Philadelphia Weekend Guide | Eat and Drink the City

Travel · Travel Tips

What should I pack in my carry-on bag?

What should I pack in my carry-on bag? The ultimate question is: What should I pack in my carry-on bag? When traveling, your carry-on bag is the most important tool that you can utilize to make your travels as smooth as possible. And I have finally found the PERFECT bag to fit my needs (pictured… Continue reading What should I pack in my carry-on bag?

Travel · Travel Tips

How to Find the Best Flight Deals | When & Where

How to Find the Best Flight Deals To be completely honest - I don't really have any secret, crazy strategies. But I have learned a few tricks and tips over the years. And more often than not, the sites that claim to give you a crazy deal (like 80% off) only do so on certain… Continue reading How to Find the Best Flight Deals | When & Where