• Fashion,  Life Style,  See the world,  Shopping guide,  Travel Tips

    What to Do This Labor Day Weekend In Michigan

    Labor Day weekend is often thought of as the last hurrah of summer– *tear*– so let’s be sure to enjoy our three day weekend to its absolute fullest! Of course, you all know how much I LOVE to travel to exciting new exotic destinations for another stamp on my passport, but I think we all take for granted how many amazing things are going on right in our own backyards. I’m always on the hunt for the next big thing not only in fashion, but in travel as well. New York and LA have held the crown as the glittering American cities we all long to visit and live in,…

  • See the world,  travel fashion,  Travel Tips

    Home Away From Home ||Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago

    This past weekend, I went to Chicago for a getaway trip. Although it’s only about 4 hours drive from where I live in Michigan, for some reasons, I have never stayed in Chicago overnight for a vacation. 😉  For a newbie, I stayed at this super modern chic boutique hotel, Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago. With the best location I could ask for, I had a fantastic weekend there. This 4-Diamond Chicago Boutique Hotel, is perched in the center of Chicago’s stunning skyline, steps from the Chicago River.  I love curling up in this bay window, just watching the beautiful world outside while I enjoy my own comfy and quiet moment inside. Well,…

  • How to Maintain Workout Routine When Travel in Summer
    Fashion,  Fitness/healthy life style,  Travel Tips

    How to Maintain Workout Routine When Travel in Summer

    This post is partnered with adidas, but all opinions are my own. Summer season starts and it marks the busiest travel time for most folks. Kids are out of school, the weather is amazing so there are so many people taking road trips, camping or flying somewhere far to explore the unknown. No matter if you are on the road visiting family, taking a vacation or a business trip, maintaining your regular workout routine can be a challenge! Beach Run You ever said, “I’d love to get in shape, but I travel too much?” That was me before. Any time I had traveled in the past, I abandoned my workouts…

  • Weekend Girlfriends Trip to Stratford Canada ||Edison’s Café Bar, Shopping Marathon, Chocolate Trail and Pazzo Taverna
    Fashion,  Life Style,  See the world,  travel fashion,  Travel Tips,  what to wear

    Weekend Girlfriends Trip to Stratford Canada ||Edison’s Café Bar, Shopping Marathon, Chocolate Trail and Pazzo Taverna

    This is the 3rd post about my recent weekend girlfriends trip to Stratford Canada. You can read the first two here and here for what the fun we had just on Friday. In this post, I will cover the whole day of Saturday. Now when I look back to all the photos, I am surprised at how many activities we have done in just one day! Lol! Our day started at the Edison’s Café Bar. This whole foods café owned and operated by wife and husband team, Buffy Illingworth and Greg Kuepfer. Remember this is a very popular duo business model in Stratford? Lol! This place offers a mostly plant-based…

  • Weekend Girlfriends Trip to Stratford Canada ||Bentley’s Lofts, AO Pasta and Little Shop of Horrors
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    Weekend Girlfriends Trip to Stratford Canada ||Bentley’s Lofts, AO Pasta and Little Shop of Horrors

    This is the second post about my weekend girlfriends trip to Stratford, Canada this past weekend. You can read the first part here. After the amazing lunch, cocktail reception and the spa services, we checked into our accommodations: Bentley’s Lofts. It seems like there are quite a few unique combinations of restaurants plus hotel type of places in Stratford. Bentley’s Lofts is one of them too, a luxurious bi-level loft suites in the heart of downtown Stratford. Downstairs is the restaurant area and upstairs is where the loft is located. There is a king size bed downstairs and another single bed upstairs with a bathroom and closet. It is very spacious…

  • Weekend Girlfriends Trip to Stratford Canada ||Revival House and Illume Wellness Spa
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    Weekend Girlfriends Trip to Stratford Canada ||Revival House and Illume Wellness Spa

    I have always wanted to take a girlfriends trip and this past weekend my dream came true. Thanks for the wonderful Stratford Tourism Alliance, a group of Michigan female bloggers/vloggers and myself were invited to Stratford, Canada for a weekend trip filled with fun, food, shopping and outstanding shows in the theater. You can read this post back to February to know more about all the fabulous ladies with me in this trip. 😉 Named for Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford has grown to become Canada’s premier arts town. In addition to the annual Stratford Festival, performing from April through October, Stratford is always filled with theater, music and visual arts. I…

  • Travel Fashion || What to Wear to A Winery in The Winter
    Fashion,  Michigan Fashion events/interviews,  See the world,  travel fashion,  Travel Tips,  what to wear

    Travel Fashion || What to Wear to A Winery in The Winter

    This past weekend, I went on a wine tasting trip to celebrate my birthday in Traverse City, Michigan and had a great time. I planned to write about what to wear to a winery in the spring. But the weather there was still stuck in winter.;) Have you ever been a wine tasting trip during the winter? It’s easy to pack for a winery in the summer (flowy dress, sunhat and sandals of course!) but in the cold winter, it can be trickier! Since it was only two nights stay and a four-hour drive each way, I packed really light. My main focus was on being comfortable and stylish. It…

  • What To Wear When Travel To Key West Florida In January
    Fashion,  travel fashion,  Travel Tips,  what to wear

    Travel Fashion || The Must Have Patched Denim Jacket

    A playful patched denim jacket, is the must-have in my travel wardrobe! If you are not that into the fun patches, just a plain denim jacket will do the same trick. In my last Travel Fashion post, I have talked about the cool dusters. Compare this with a flowy duster, both are used as a layering piece, and a must have in my closet. Denim jackets are not only versatile, but they go with just about anything. They are particularly useful to keep you warm and is exactly why you need one when you are on the road! Why Denim Jacket for travel? When we travel, most people tend to…

  • Travel Style || What To Wear At The Airport
    Fashion,  Travel Tips,  what to wear

    Travel Style || What To Wear At The Airport

    Since I started my travel journey a few years ago, there are a lot of people that have asked me to write about what to wear at the airport to be comfortable and still look stylish. So read on and see what my tricks are to putting comfy and chic looks together. This article is organized by month so you can get a better idea about the weather in general. I live in Michigan so most of the looks were taken in Metro Detroit Airport. Key Words for Winter travel:Loose and Layering From Detroit to Key West in January My tricks: Cashmere coat + cashmere sweater + legging + sneakers…

  • What To Wear When Travel To Key West Florida In January
    Fashion,  See the world,  Travel Tips,  what to wear

    See The Would ||What To Wear Travel To Key West Florida In January

    Key West, Florida is probably on everyone’s list of 100 places to visit before you die. lol! What to wear when traveling to key west in January? How to travel light in the winter season to a warm place without packing too much or too little? Read on to find out what I have packed for my 7 day trip recently to Key West, Florida! One of my life goals is to travel every 45 days. Because of this, I love using websites like https://tripideas.org to discover new possibilities. I work very hard in one and a half month then relax hard too for a few days after. We need…

  • How to Get a Stranger to Take Great Photos (of you!)
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    How to Get a Stranger to Take Great Photos (of you!)

    My late husband was my personal photographer. So after he passed away, I had to find whoever that is available to take my photos. I usually plan ahead of time to ask my step-daughter, or a few friends to help me with during the weekends. Then I started my solo travel journey and I realized that my selfie skills are so limited. In order to get some great photos, I have to learn to ask strangers to take photos of me. As you can imagine, it was not easy at the beginning. What if they say no? What if they are bad people? What if they drop my camera and…

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