duke gardens

If you ever find yourself in Durham, NC, definitely make a stop to Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University. Since we visited in February, not much was in bloom yet. Nonetheless, there was still plenty to see. Best of all, admission is FREE!  

st. augustine

For a quick, weekend trip to get away from the January NYC cold, Ben and I went down to Florida. He had a work conference in Jacksonville, so I decided to meet him there. Our plan was to make the 2.5-hour drive to Orlando for Universal Studios’ Islands of Adventure, since I had never been…

horseback riding in the caribbean

I’ve never been horseback riding before – that is unless you count pony rides on elementary school trips to a farm. And since Ben had never ridden a horse either, we thought it would be the perfect time to try it out. It’s something different, and the horses bring you to Uvero Alto Beach (after a…