Our Essential Guide for Travelers to New York City

Planning a visit to the Big Apple? Here’s our Essential Guide for Travelers to New York City.  While we were visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina, with Mostar’s iconic Ottoman Bridge shining in the background, a nineteen-year-old waiter with bright-eyes and big dreams shared his hopes of visiting New York. One day, he said. We have seen this look … More Our Essential Guide for Travelers to New York City

Which New York City Restaurants Should Every Foodie Visit? Here’s Our Top 10.

Narrow down New York City’s most famous foodie restaurants to 10 (Ten)??! Yea, this was no easy feat, but sure was a delicious challenge.   Here’s my latest for SmarterTravel. Hope you will give it a read and sample some of the suggestions. 10 Famous New York Restaurants Every Foodie Should Visit by Travel Writer Jess Simpson … More Which New York City Restaurants Should Every Foodie Visit? Here’s Our Top 10.

Three Nights in Rovinj, Croatia. Here’s How to Experience and Sample All the Goodness.

No expectations. That’s the zone Matt and I were in the first time we traveled down the coast of Istria to Rovinj, Croatia. During that trip, eight years ago, our aim was escaping the tourist-clogged canals of Venice. While our love for Venice runs strong, we were in the mood for something different. We were … More Three Nights in Rovinj, Croatia. Here’s How to Experience and Sample All the Goodness.

Bite the Big Apple on a Small Budget: Here’s Your Guide to Cheap Eats in NYC

According to Lonely Planet, the average cost of dinner in a mid-range restaurant for two in New York City is $130. Of course, that’s an average. On one end of the spectrum, the world’s greatest food city offers unparalleled opportunities to splurge on once-in-a-lifetime tasting experiences (more coming soon on that topic!). Yet, on the … More Bite the Big Apple on a Small Budget: Here’s Your Guide to Cheap Eats in NYC

100+ Different Spaces in 16 Countries. Finding Inspiration for My Latest Assignment for Architectural Digest.

For 15 years, my husband and I owned a historic 1927 Tudor home. We painted every inch of wall, gutted and renovated the kitchen (by ourselves – hello, learning lessons), then hired pros to tackle bathroom renos. We landscaped, built decks, created gardens and created a home exactly to our liking…then, promptly sold it. To … More 100+ Different Spaces in 16 Countries. Finding Inspiration for My Latest Assignment for Architectural Digest.