Craft Brews and Eats: Seattle

Due to COVID-19, check websites or contact businesses for reopening information and current hours. After seeing a few of Seattle’s attractions, we headed back downtown where I enjoyed some craft beer and small plates. My first stop was Old Stove Brewing Company. Located within the MarketFront of Pike Place Market, the brewery and taproom features…

Bruciato and Bainbridge Brewing Alehouse

With everything that’s currently going on, and cities and countries ending lockdowns and beginning to ease restrictions, I hope everybody’s staying safe! Many restaurants have been offering delivery and curbside pickup, and are starting to expand outdoor dining options. Contact your local bars and restaurants for their most up-to-date hours. There are a few more…

Kuala Lumpur at Night with Vespalicious

With the travel industry practically at a standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a vital time to stay home, stay safe, and be positive. But we can still have hope and look forward to future trips. This is also a good time to cherish your favorite travel memories. There’s a lot to post about…

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail with Mint Julep Tours

When I went to Louisville for a long weekend, I knew I had to visit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Kentucky is the birthplace of bourbon and crafts 95% of the world’s supply. There are actually more barrels of bourbon than people in Kentucky! I also made sure to pick up a free Kentucky Bourbon Trail…

Dinner at the Original Din Tai Fung

After spending the majority of the afternoon checking out Taipei’s highlights with local guide, Cola, I invited her to have dinner with me at the original location of Din Tai Fung located on Xinyi Road in the Da’an Disctrict. The world-renowned Taiwanese restaurant is famous for their soup dumplings and noodles. Cola mentioned that we…

Withlocals: Taipei Highlights & Hidden Gems with Cola

One of the best things to do in a new city is to enjoy it like a local. Withlocals made doing just that easy and convenient with connecting you with local guides for various tours and experiences. So when I was in Taipei, I booked the Best of Taipei: Highlights and Hidden Gems tour one afternoon….

Trip Recap: Taipei

Hey everyone! It’s been almost a month since I left New Jersey for my “big solo trip” and I already have tons of photos and incredible experiences to share! So get ready for some long pic-heavy posts! Be sure to check out my Instagram for the latest stories! My first stop was Taipei, Taiwan where…

The Omakase at Wataru

It was our final day in Seattle and I made a reservation at Wataru that night. I was excited to indulge in an intimate omakase experience with Chef Kotaro Kumita. There are only two seatings nightly at 5:30pm and 7:45pm. Seating at the sushi bar is limited so be sure to make a reservation as…