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Check out these places to go in Chicago!

September 17, 2017

I had the opportunity this past weekend to attend a dinner cruise aboard the Odyssey in Chicago that left from Navy Pier. My girlfriend and I took advantage of a chance to dress up and head out on the water before the weather gets too cold! Our best picture of the nigh...

August 24, 2017

I recently had an incredible opportunity to spend the weekend with The Tie Bar here in Chicago! The company brought together myself, two other influencers, their company representatives, and writers from GQ, Esquire, Men's Health and Ask Men.

April 17, 2017

If you can tell from my previous reviews, I don't venture too far from River North, so I was really looking forward to heading to Bucktown to check out Presidio!

April 1, 2017

Since moving to Chicago a year and a half ago, I have been hearing from my friends that I need to go to Bavette's.  Bavette's typically comes up in dining conversations when the best steakhouses in Chicago are being discussed.  Although everything on the menu looks ama...

March 25, 2017

Finally I got to try the best chicken dish in Chicago! Roister is the ‘casual’ restaurant of one of the most elite restaurant groups in the world. I can say that confidently, since Roister is part of the same restaurant group as Alinea, which is a 3 Michelin Star resta...

March 6, 2017

We were looking for an authentic Argentinian meal to share with our friends who couldn’t join us on the trip, and we found it. Everything from the menu to the décor reminded us of Buenos Aires. The food is very well priced and was on par with what we were eating while...

March 5, 2017

Read any review of best Italian restaurants in Chicago and you will probably find Quartino somewhere on this list. This restaurant closely resembles an Italian restaurant you’d actually find in Italy, however it just so happens to be located in a prime location in Chic...

February 5, 2017

I love homemade pasta. You’ll notice an Italian theme in a lot of the restaurants I got to. My personal philosophy is that homemade Italian pasta / pizza is worth the money. I make pasta and / or pizza from scratch, so I definitely appreciate the process!

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Around The World

Check out these places to go around the world!

October 24, 2018

Denver is hands down a 10/10 weekend trip and a great city to visit from Chicago! A big thank you to Staybridge Suites, an IHG Hotel, and their #HugelyDifferent campaign for giving Bari and I the opportunity to check out Denver! This post includes a 48-hour guide to De...

September 13, 2018

I recently went on a trip along the Mid-Coast of Maine with my sister and it was an absolute blast! I have always wanted to explore more of what America has to offer and I had the unique opportunity to share this experience with my sister.

I've traveled extensively abro...

July 27, 2018

Aruba or "One Happy Island' was our beach vacation choice for this year! We were debating between somewhere in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Aruba and ultimately decided on Aruba. Aruba was the best choice for a variety of reasons: perfect weather, crystal clear water, di...

December 30, 2017

The South Coast is quite possibly the most popular stretch to travel in Iceland. Especially doing this as a day trip, you don’t want to skimp out on this one and try to cut costs. It’s worth spending the extra money here to help ensure you get a quality experience. We...

December 30, 2017

BusTravel Iceland is offering a brand new tour to Snæfellsnes Peninsula and it is absolutely worth it if you have the time (! This was a last minute trip for us that we booked once we were already in Icelan...

December 30, 2017

Travelers have mixed feelings about the Blue Lagoon as it is a bit commercialized, but in my opinion, the Blue Lagoon is a MUST day trip from Reykjavik! I shamelessly love the luxuriousness of the experience. It’s also a very easy trip from Reykjavik. There are a lot o...

December 30, 2017

We had the opportunity to go on the Snorkeling and Golden Circle day trip with Extreme Iceland ( Our tour guide was kind, upbeat, and full of interesting information. Though sh...

October 17, 2017

What a weekend! If you were following along my Instagram Stories, then you definitely have a good sense for just how jam-packed the weekend was!

My girlfriend and I spent Thursday night – Sunday in New York City to explore and to visit my sister. If you’re considering a...

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