Elissa’s Local Guide to Los Angeles

A third generation Angelino, Elissa is a true-blue local to one of California’s most famous cities. Both of her grandfathers were born and raised in Los Angeles, and her father works as an architect Downtown. She has also had the…

Hotel Elysée in New York City

While I was planning my trip from North Carolina to Rhode Island, I decided to make at least one pit stop for the night. I stayed in the lovely Hotel Elysée in New York City, so I could have one…

Elissa’s Local Guide to Washington, D.C.

Elissa moved to DC to start her career in international relations after graduating from college in May 2013. While she was physically new to living in the city, she had family there who taught her all the secrets as well…

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18 Cool Things to Do in Atlanta, Georgia on Your First Visit

Looking for all the top things to do in Atlanta? Check out this post from my trip! There are very few good things about friends moving all around the country. The main one is that I have the perfect excuse…

The Getty Villa: Explore Los Angeles’s Best Kept Secret

There are quite a few things that come to mind when I think travel to Los Angeles. There’s the famous Hollywood sign, its historic boulevard, Griffith Observatory, the many beaches nearby, and even the Getty Museum is often recommended. However,…

The Rittenhouse, World Class Luxury in Historic Philadelphia

One of the places I’ve been wanting to visit for a while now is the Rittenhouse. While the hotel itself has been around for a little over a quarter of a century, its roots go all the way back to…