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
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
The Best Affordable Photography Equipment As someone who documents a large portion of my life for part of my "living"... cameras and photography are a pretty big deal. However, I don't think you have to be a blogger to appreciate a good photo. We all love taking pictures of our lives and sharing them with… Continue reading The Best Affordable Photography Equipment
Travel Packing List The first step of packing for ANY trip should include making a list. I don't care how often I travel, if I don't make a list... I will forget something. It happens every time. Sometimes, even where I make a list - I will think of something later and not add it… Continue reading Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy
Weekender's Winter Edit: Cute Cold Weather Accessories I haven't always been a fan of wearing "extra" cold weather accessories. BUT, I hate being cold... so here we are. Plus, they have gotten much more fashionable in the last few years. So, I have rounded up my favorite cute cold weather accessories in this post! Gloves:… Continue reading Weekender’s Winter Edit: Cute Cold Weather Accessories!
Weekender's Holiday Edit: 10 Holiday Dress Ideas! I know the holidays are still a ways away, and I promise I'm not one of those people that is already listening to Christmas music and putting up my tree (lol). BUT, I am really excited about Fall/Winter fashion and love dressing up and attending holiday events. Many… Continue reading Weekender’s Holiday Edit | Ten Holiday Dress Ideas
My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean For my latest trip to the gorgeous island of Aruba (read more about my trip here), I used a website called Cheap Caribbean to book the entire trip. I had never used it before, and this post is in no way sponsored by them. However, I was extremely pleased with the… Continue reading My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?
Must Have Shoes for Fall I have decided to start sharing "Weekender's Edit" styled posts, where I simply round-up recent styles and trends that I am loving. I am going to *try* to release 1 per week and stick to the "affordable vs. investment" option format, but we will just see how it goes! I… Continue reading Weekender’s Fall Edit: Must Have Shoes for Fall!
Aruba Trip Recap The Famous Flamingo Beach in Aruba Olivia and I had the unreal experiences of spending 4 nights at Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino. This Resort is separated into two different hotels (side by side), where one is adults only and one is family friendly. However, no matter which side you stay on -… Continue reading Flamingo Beach in Aruba | Renaissance Resort + Private Island
How to Plan a Trip: I am so happy to finally make myself sit-down and write this post. I have gotten several requests for a post detailing "how to plan a trip." So I hope that you find this post beneficial! Planning a trip should be exiting and fun. Don't let all of the choices… Continue reading How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites