Posts by: kimberlymerritt2319

5 Nights at the Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas

5 Nights at the Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas

During our five night trip to the British Virgin Islands, Stephanie and I stayed at the Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas on Tortola. The grounds were gorgeous—52 acres of sprawling, semi-secluded rooms nestled throughout the lush hills. We managed to snag a beachfront deluxe room for just $550 for…
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How to Travel Alone

How to Travel Alone

I've never really had travel buddies and I won't hesitate to go wherever I can, whenever I can. So it truly amazes me how many people won’t travel alone since it’s pretty much the only way I know how to travel. After returning from my 37 day AYCJ journey around the US, I was…
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How to Enjoy a Rainy NYC Day for Under $20

How to Enjoy a Rainy NYC Day for Under $20

Temperatures could hit nearly 60 degrees this Friday in New York City, but winter isn't quite over yet. All of those faux-spring days also bring plenty of grey skies and puddles galore. Whether you're a tourist or a local, what better way is there to spend a rainy New York…
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Beating the Winter Blues on a Budget

Beating the Winter Blues on a Budget

Are you already counting down the days until you can push those bulky sweaters to the back of your closet and pull out your flip flops and shorts? Well it's too bad Mother Nature doesn't feel the same. The short days are giving way to frigid nights and winter storms…
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The Stanton Social: Tapas, NYC Style

The Stanton Social: Tapas, NYC Style

If you're looking for a unique dining experience in New York City, you'll want to head down to the Lower East Side. The Stanton Social is a tapas-style restaurant serving up food that is intended to be shared amongst a group—hence the word "social."  With a full raw bar and…
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