Growing up in Westmoreland County, I never spent much time looking for events and places to go in my own backyard. Instead, I was drawn towards the Pittsburgh area and Allegheny County’s ample list of new things to experience. Jump to a few years later with a job in the city and no desire to … Continue reading Warm up with Wine Tasting at Bella Terra Vineyard
Take a Trip to Germany at Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh, located in the South Side Works area of Pittsburgh, is not just a restaurant- it's an experience. I often compare this restaurant to that of visiting the Germany pavilion in Epcot because it is immersive, impressive, and different than anything you'd experience at other establishments. The outside of Hofbräuhaus welcomes you with beer … Continue reading Take a Trip to Germany at Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
48 Hours in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
There's no other way to put it- Niagara-on-the-Lake was better than I ever imagined. Only a four and a half hour drive from my home in Pennsylvania, Niagara-on-the-Lake, (NOTL) is a charming, picturesque town that will make you think you've been dropped into a Hallmark Christmas movie no matter what time of year you visit. … Continue reading 48 Hours in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Space 220 Lounge: Everything you need to know (including how to get a reservation!)
Space 220 is THE restaurant right now in Walt Disney World and for good reason- There aren't many dining experiences out there that are literally out of this world. The appeal of eating at Space 220 is the opportunity to eat in outer space with a view of all of the happenings 220 miles above … Continue reading Space 220 Lounge: Everything you need to know (including how to get a reservation!)
36 Hours in Asheville, North Carolina
My quick trip to Asheville came as a last-minute opportunity, meaning that I had very little time to research the area and what I was getting myself into. But there I was, standing on the runway of my local airport bright and early being welcomed by a literal red carpet leading to the private jet … Continue reading 36 Hours in Asheville, North Carolina
Must-do Disney: Sit-down Dishes!
"When in Disney, don't forget to book dining reservations!" That has to be my most hard-pressed tip for first-time Disney travelers when I am asked for advice. While quick service locations throughout the resort have some tasty options, if you limit yourself to these walk-up locations for your meals then you're going to miss out … Continue reading Must-do Disney: Sit-down Dishes!
48 Hours in Toronto, Canada
Getting back to Canada after the borders being closed for over a year and a half due to the pandemic was like coming home for me. No matter where I'm at in Canada I feel a sense of belonging, whether it be the middle of bustling Downtown Toronto, the edge of the continent in Nova … Continue reading 48 Hours in Toronto, Canada
An Instagrammers Guide to Nashville
Bars, tourists in cowboy boots and hats, and spicy chicken- that's what I imagined Nashville would be when I booked a trip with college friends. I was going because that's where they wanted to go... and maybe a little bit because I wanted some of that spicy chicken, but in all honestly I was not … Continue reading An Instagrammers Guide to Nashville
Must-do Disney… Snacks & Treats!
I'm back with another "Must-do Disney" feature, and this time I'm highlighting just a few of my must-get snacks and small treats in Walt Disney World. While these blog posts are a lot of fun to write, they also make me hungry and miss Disney food even more... Guess that means I need to book … Continue reading Must-do Disney… Snacks & Treats!
Must-do Disney… Cocktails & Drinks!
"Disney is just for kids." Oh please! With all of the gourmet dishes, bars & lounges, and experiences designed to make the adults feel nostalgic, how could anyone ever think that? One things for sure... most of what is to follow is absolutely NOT for kids, and we Disney adults are perfectly okay with that. … Continue reading Must-do Disney… Cocktails & Drinks!