In My Cart | 7 Items I’m Eyeing Online Right Now

We’ve all done it: add an item(s) to our cart while online shopping then leave, look, read reviews, consider, ponder, look again, suddenly a month passes (even two) and that goodie(s) is still in our cart. I am VERY guilty of this. I love to add items to my cart then wait on promotions, seeContinue reading “In My Cart | 7 Items I’m Eyeing Online Right Now”

Where To Wander | A Morning At The Market – Ortigia, Sicily

“The aroma of bright citrus, fresh basil, and aged dry herbs clashes with an intrusive medley of anchovies and sardines. Then comes along a strong note of ricotta and burrata, a finish of coals from oven-fresh loaves and roasted garlic cloves. The confusing scented market plume should be a bit off-putting, but in this caseContinue reading “Where To Wander | A Morning At The Market – Ortigia, Sicily”

Where To Wander | Sunrise in Ortigia, Sicily

“The sunrise over Ortigia, Sicily, is as close to heaven as the gates themselves. With the city’s patron saint Santa Lucia playing Peter, those she welcomes to her whimsical world enjoy all the splendors of the gods.“ Ortigia, Syracuse, Sicily. Where to begin. Yes, you should vacation here. It should be at the very topContinue reading “Where To Wander | Sunrise in Ortigia, Sicily”

10 NOT SO BASIC Things I Pack Every Trip

We all know the boring necessities for travel from converters to phone chargers to comfortable walking shoes. But I’ve rewritten the rules. Here are the 10 not so basic things I pack every trip. And yes, some of these items are a bit pricey but keep in mind, these are investments that will last youContinue reading “10 NOT SO BASIC Things I Pack Every Trip”

Where To Wander (Post-COVID) | Mark Italy’s Magical Aeolian Islands At The Top Of Your List

As we sit and wonder where to wander when travel begins again, put the both booming, yet low-key Aeolian Islands at the top of your list. For the travelers out there, this quarantine has been stifling, stripping us of the love that drives our curiosity, learning, and exploration. So now, as we eagerly await officialContinue reading “Where To Wander (Post-COVID) | Mark Italy’s Magical Aeolian Islands At The Top Of Your List”

Hat Box Travel | 13 “Must-Have” Hats For Your Next 13 Holidays

“A piece of magic is a hat.” – Martha Slither I LOVE a good hat, especially on holiday. They’re chic. They elevate any outfit. And they’re functional…most of the time. Whether they’re shielding you from the sun or helping you feel a bit extra, hats are the ultimate travel accessory. Destination: Copenhagen Ruslan Baginskiy –Continue reading “Hat Box Travel | 13 “Must-Have” Hats For Your Next 13 Holidays”

Yes You CAN: 3 Canned Wine Varietals To Try

If you asked me pre-Quarantine if my snobby Veuve Clicquot-loving, Brunello-drinking, Sancerre-sipping self would be writing about CANNED wine, I would think you were mad. But alas, here we are. I am new to canned wine, mostly because I judged it prematurely as being REALLY crappy wine and no amount of niche was going toContinue reading “Yes You CAN: 3 Canned Wine Varietals To Try”