Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale

You may have noticed by now but I continue to fall in love with Scottsdale, Arizona over and over again. Although Scottsdale isn’t incredibly close to my home in Nova Scotia, I continue to see it as the perfect destination for a long weekend trip in the sun with friends and family.

I’ll admit, I do have an intense appreciation for the desert but it is more than the abundance of cacti and sand color hues that have me coming back to Scottsdale every year. In fact, it’s neither of those things…but instead the luxe resort options…..and the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is one of those gems I’m referring to! read more

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The Phoenician

One of my most memorable vacations from 2017 was visiting The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician. This particular trip was incredibly special to me as it was shared with one of my closest friends. As much as I absolutely love traveling with my girls, I always feel the need to come back to special locations (including The Phoenician) and experience it all once again with my husband.

When I was invited to visit The Phoenician again this year, I couldn’t contain my excitement. Not only would I have the opportunity to visit the desert and one of my favorite hotels once again, but I would finally be able to experience this special place with my love. read more

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Lark Hotels: 21 Broad

During elementary school, one of my favorite articles of clothing was my worn-in Nantucket white tee. This prized possession was gifted to me following one of parent’s many sailing trips. At the time, I didn’t have the slightest clue where this mystical island was located (my geography knowledge was quite limited at that age) but I always dreamt of visiting Nantucket one day.

The super soft and eventually holey tee was a scenic photo of  a beach with colorful umbrellas and boats sailing the horizon. The image above could have not been more identical to my old tee (minus a few sailboats). When I spotted these colorful umbrellas at Galley Beach, not only did I appreciate the simplicity of the scenery but I was immediately brought back to my aspiration of visiting Nantucket (let’s just say the nostalgia was at an all time high)! read more

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A 3 Day Guide To Nantucket

Nantucket has always been a summer destination I have dreamt of visiting one day. I’ve built this charming New England island up in my head year after year and I can now excitedly confirm that it exceeded all my expectations … and then some.

Last week, my friend Kaylee (@theblondielocks) and I had the opportunity to visit the island once and for all. With only three short days on the island, we made sure to soak in all that it had to offer. Whether it was dinning at the most talked about restaurants around town or visiting the most instagramable locations, we hit the ground running the second our plane landed. read more

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Travel Diary: Boston Edition

Originally posted on Porter Airlines
Photography: Bettina Bogar

Growing up on the east coast of Canada, driving down the Atlantic Coast through New England was not an uncommon adventure in my family. With pit stops along the way, including an array of quaint towns in Maine and New Hampshire, I always looked forward to the final stop at Boston.

There is something so inclusive about Boston that makes you feel a part of the spirit as soon as you step off the plane or in my case growing up, the car. Whether it is the excitement amongst the locals after a recent win by the Bruins, Red Sox, Patriots or Celtics (could this city be any more stocked with sport teams?) or the feeling that anything is possible after visiting Harvard University or the MIT campus across the river in Cambridge, Boston always leaves me with an excitement that is difficult to replicate in other cities. read more

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