The entire town of Newport, Rhode Island looks like it walked straight of out a storybook. The water is so crisply blue I briefly wondered if it had been dyed. The sun, warm and bright, felt heavenly, not hellish. The famous Newport Mansions dotting the coast were the perfect final… View Post

Thinking of taking some Rhode Island Day Trips? The ornate, historic mansions that dot the Ocean State’s coast are a great place to start. But which Newport Mansion should you visit? See also: 10 Short Day Trips from Boston on Every Budget (from a Former Local) Is Taylor Swift Home?… View Post

The best things about Mount Holyoke? Here’s a comprehensive list: everything. Just kidding! Only not really. When I applied to Mount Holyoke in the fall of 2010, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. To quote Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday, “I shall cherish my visit here… View Post

Want to spend 2 days in Memphis? Whether you’re planning a stop in Memphis during a road trip through the American South, or hoping to take an entire weekend trip to Memphis, I’ve got you covered. Memphis was the place I took my very first solo trip, so it holds… View Post

I was so excited about touring Graceland. In fact, it’s one of the reasons to visit Memphis that really drew me in. My friend had given me a Buddy Pass on Southwest Airlines to visit her in Florida, but since she had a bundle of them that was expiring, I ended up… View Post