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

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals Negril | Christmas in Jamaica + Scuba Diving Certification

Sandals Negril It's no secret that we love Sandals Resorts. I could talk about them all day long and am planning on making a blog post comparing the different resorts soon. The layout of Sandals Negril was completely gorgeous. I was impressed that 90% of the rooms have an ocean view. The resort sits in… Continue reading Sandals Negril | Christmas in Jamaica + Scuba Diving Certification

Blogging · Travel · Travel Tips

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging I have good reason to say that 2018 has been the most exciting, rewarding, stressful, and memorable year of my life.  I pushed publish on WineandWeekends.com in July of 2017, but I didn't truly start treating it as a business until January of 2018. So here… Continue reading A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

north carolina · Travel

Things to do in Fuquay-Varina, NC | Your Next Weekend Getaway

Weekend Guide to Fuquay-Varina, NC If there is one thing that I want people to learn from all of my traveling... it's that "to travel" has nothing to do with distance or amount of time away. Travel is about experiencing new places and new things, anywhere and everywhere. I have fallen in love with exploring… Continue reading Things to do in Fuquay-Varina, NC | Your Next Weekend Getaway

tennessee · Travel

Thanksgiving in Nashville | Trip Recap & Much Needed R&R

Thanksgiving in Nashville Nothing in this blog post is sponsored or part of a collaboration. This was an actual "vacation" for me - and a much needed one at that. As much as I love it, my constant travels are not always the most relaxing. They are fabulous in their own way and I wouldn't… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Nashville | Trip Recap & Much Needed R&R

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

Hotel L'Esplanade An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin About St. Martin: On September 6th, 2017, the island of St. Martin was changed forever. Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, devastated the island and destroyed pretty much everything. As most Caribbean islands, the economy of St. Martin is made up of 84% tourism.… Continue reading Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation: Background of St. Martin:The island of St. Martin is owned half by the French and half by the Dutch. The airport is on the Dutch side, but a taxi ride to the French side is only around a 20 minute drive. The beauty of… Continue reading Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation