Check Out the All New Hilton Mystic and The Irons Happy Hour Menu

The Hilton Mystic is completely renovated and we were there to experience what they have to offer. We took a tour with the General Manager to learn what has happened over the last year to make the Hilton Mystic fresh and new. The renovation transformed the entire facility into a warm and inviting place to spend while on Read More

Getaway to Saybrook Point Inn’s New Tall Tales Guest House

A big thank you to Saybrook Point Inn and Spa for inviting us to stay overnight at Tall Tales and stay for Sunday Brunch. Wondering where to head for that weekend get away or that midweek break, what not head to Saybrook Point Inn and Spa with scenic views of the Connecticut River. It is a Read More

Summer Travel Etiquiette Tips

The summer travel season is officially here, and with airports and airplanes packed to capacity, flying isn’t always the most pleasant way to go.  Etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore, founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach and a former flight attendant, offers these 10 tips to have a more enjoyable flight: Check in online and Read More

Saybrook Point Inn: More than Just a Wedding Venue

If you have ever heard of Saybrook Point Inn and Spa you might only think it is a special place to host or attend a wedding. When we visited this past weekend we often overheard people saying, “I’ve been here for a wedding but I never thought to come here for dinner”. Now that we’ve had Read More

Spend a Day at Foxwoods Resort Casino

The Big Night Entertainment Group (BNEG) invited us out to Foxwoods Resort casino to experience what they have to offer at Foxwoods. There is so much to do and you can make a “day trip” out of it or spend a long weekend at Foxwoods. We started our tour at the Mexican themed Scorpion Bar with Read More

The Pocket Poppet: A Convenient Travel Cardigan

During our recent trip to visit family in North Carolina and Luray Caverns in Virginia we had the chance to test out a new product called the Pocket Poppet. Before our trip, Pocket Poppet contacted us and asked if we would take long their new “cardigan in a pocket” to try out. Always being the person Read More

4 Unique Winter Sports To Try this Winter

Do you always end up in the ski lodge, hot chocolate in hand, during the winter? While curling up with a book and getting some R&R is often well deserved, there’s no reason you need to sit on the sidelines this winter. Maybe traditional winter sports, like skiing and snowboarding, aren’t your thing, that’s okay. Read More

Airport Security Check-in Made Simple With ECBC

A few weeks ago we flew to New Orleans for a weekend trip. I actually do not like to fly because all of the hassle of the security check-in not to mention how small the seats have become on the plane. The ECBC Company contacted us and asked us to try out one of their premium Read More

A Weekend at The Inn at Mystic and Harbour House Restaurant

Recently, we had the good fortune to receive a complimentary one night stay and dinner at a Mystic, CT landmark: Inn at Mystic and Harbour House Restaurant (formerly known as the Flood Tide). The Inn has been receiving guests for over fifty years as it sits atop a hill on fourteen nicely landscaped acres offering Read More

Take a Guided Tour of Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

When it gets cold in Connecticut the natives go south. This year consider taking a cruise or vacationing on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Isla de Vieques, or The Island of Vieques is often referred to, is one of the Spanish Virgin Islands because of its location and beauty. Vieques is located approximately 6 miles Read More