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Highlights from 36 Hours in the Imperial City: Vienna

In his 1977 hit album The Stranger, Billy Joel asks fans a simple question that sparked far-reaching inquisition: “When you realize, Vienna waits for you?” Of course, he was referring to the popular central European capitol city of Vienna, Austria, which was and has remained the pinnacle city of luxury travel, fashion, and cuisine. The […]

A Weekend Getaway Guide to Orlando, FL

As travel bloggers, we have ventured to cities and towns far and wide. From the beaches of Southern California to the rolling hills of Central Europe, we have witnessed unimaginable beauty and experienced the magic that only traveling to new locations can provide. However, none can compare to the magical memories we made during our […]

Aria Hotel Budapest

It’s completely possible to be in love with cities you’ve never been to before and people you have yet to meet. It’s exactly how we felt as we flipped through countless photos of “The Pearl of the Danube,” the “Heart of Europe,” – the pristine city of Budapest. Widely framed as one of the most […]

DC Staycation: Puttin’ On the Ritz-Carlton (Pentagon City)

Fred Astaire said it best in his 1930’s hit song: If you’re blue and you don’t know where to go to Why don’t you go where fashion sits: Puttin’ on the Ritz. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company empire, originally founded in the early 1900’s but officially established in 1983 with the purchase of The Ritz-Carlton, Boston, has remained […]

Our Top 10 Travel Essentials

Planning a trip this Summer? Stressing out about what to pack? We got you covered! Here’s a video of our Top 10 Travel Essentials: Like these tips? Then don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel so you’ll never miss a video! Here are the links to the products featured above: Lug Travel Wallet: http://amzn.to/2qAgsIt […]

48 Hours in Miami Beach – Day 2

It’s been said that the Miami/South Beach culinary scene is on the brink of a cultural revolution – one that integrates the burgeoning urban farm phenomenon known as “farm-to-table,” the  authenticity of the city’s Cuban and Haitian cuisine, and the emergence of new cooking styles such as “Floribbean,” and “Nuevo Latin” that combine signature flavors and ingredients of surrounding […]

48 Hours in Miami Beach – Day 1

When the darkness and chill of winter descends on the north east coast, it’s usually time for these Contessas to seek out the warm sun and soft, sandy beaches. So at the first sign of snowfall (ok, it was more like the first time temps hit below 45 degrees) we logged onto Google Flights, packed […]

The Perfect Airbnb in Philly!

Visiting Philly soon and in search of the perfect place to stay? We’ve got you covered! We recently started utilizing an alternative lodging service when we travel to a new city – AirBNB! It’s the perfect platform for travelers to use when jetting on a budget. Not only is Airbnb easy on the wallet, but travelers get to experience the cities they visit just like […]

Our Top 3 Travel Hacks

Recently, we’ve been asked a lot about what our best travel tips are so we decided to share them you! Below is a video of our top three TRAVEL HACKS! Please give the video a thumbs up if our tips were helpful and please comment below with some of YOUR best travel hacks! And don’t […]

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We’ve experienced the cultures of many different cities throughout our time as travel bloggers, but there’s one city in particular that officially stole our hearts – and for good reason. Philadelphia, with its seemingly scruffy and rugged exterior is, at it’s core, an extremely eccentric and charming city (and in our humble opinion, one of […]

STK Downtown Rooftop – NYC

Nestled just off the Hudson River within Manhattan’s bustling meatpacking district, sits a distinct yet classic foodie haven that towers over the shoppers, tourists, and native New Yorkers traveling the cobblestone streets below. No matter where you look – up, down, right or left – the immense beauty of The High Line may demand your […]

Charleston, SC

If you’re looking for a great family vacation this summer, you’ll want to check out Charleston, South Carolina. As the quintessential southern town that has no shortage of charm or beauty, it is at the top of our list of “must-see” U.S. destinations!  So sit back, relax, grab a glass a wine, and let us take […]