Tampa’s Best Restaurants

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been living in Tampa for eight months! One of our favorite parts of moving to Tampa has been the food! Prior to living here, I had no idea that we’d be eating some of the most fantastic food of our lives. This list will be ever evolving but below […]

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A Visit To Connecticut

We recently visited Connecticut for my cousins wedding. This was the first wedding we’ve attended since 2019! It was so wonderful for things to almost feel normal with hugging and eating meals together. Most of the guests in attendance were fully vaccinated, like Phil and I, so being around people without the added anxiety of […]

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A Visit To Tarpon Springs

We’ve been doing weekend trips touring our new city and are having an amazing time doing it! Last month we took the thirty minute drive up to Tarpon Springs. Tarpon Springs is a small city with strong Greek roots as Greek sponge divers settled there in the early 1900’s. It’s known as the sponge capital […]

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lunch and the sunken gardens in st. petersburg

As evidenced in my past blog posts we’ve spent a few weekends exploring St. Petersburg! St. Petersburg has so much artistic charm I’m inclined to describe it as eclectic. There are endless bars, restaurants, parks, museums, and painted murals on sides of buildings that it’s going to take us many weekends to even scratch the […]

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disney world – hollywood studios

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! It’s been cold and snowy in upstate New York the last few weeks so it feels as though holiday season is now in full swing. Although my current reality is snow boots and Christmas shopping, I’m continuing on with my posts about Disney World. For today, I’ll be […]

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tips for hiking rocky mountain national park

Now that I’ve done all of the recaps for our trips this past year, I really want to dig in and provide more tips and details for any of you that may be taking these trips yourselves! After highlighting the Rocky Mountains in my Top 12 Favorite Adventures ever post, I thought that would be […]

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overcoming travel anxiety

One of the main reasons I love traveling is because it pushes you to challenge yourself. Beyond the beauty of new cultures and new experiences, you’re testing your personal boundaries by navigating, meeting new people, communicating via different languages, and/or dealing with the unknown. With the excitement of traveling however sometimes comes a very human […]

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nashville murals and the many painted walls

Nashville murals have become a popular thing for tourists and locals to visit and take photos of. Often created by local artists, the murals adorn sides of restaurants, shops, and bars that add to overall warmth and friendliness that Nashville radiates. Before heading to Nashville I thought that I would have to carefully plot out […]

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nashville’s broadway street and gulch area

Our year had been front loaded with travel between the cruise, PGA/Montauk, and Chicago! We had no formal plans for traveling in the Fall and winter after looking back at how expensive our year had been. It felt like a stroke of luck when Phil’s company encouraged him to attend a conference in Nashville, TN […]

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