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How to Make Your Home Feel Like a Chic Hotel

The Godfrey Hotel - Chicago | SuitcaseandHeels.com

I’m going to let you in on a not-so-secret secret. I love hotels. Staying in a nice hotel is one of my favourite things. Maybe it’s the free cable. Maybe it’s the lack of housekeeping responsibility. Maybe it’s the tiny soaps. I sometimes think about how I can bring that hotel feel back home with me. So I came up with a few tips.

The Next Adventure: Ireland, France, and Spain

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After rescheduling once, my next adventure is almost here. When WestJet announced that they were starting a direct route between St. John’s and Dublin, complete with a stupidly awesome seat sale, I booked a ticket first and planned later. So where will I be going?….

How to Kick Ass at Dining Solo

Mimoza | SuitcaseandHeels.com

A big hurdle for first-time solo travellers is eating alone. It may even keep them from travelling at all. Will people judge us and our table for one? Will we get poor service? How will we occupy our time before the food comes? Never fear. I’m here to show you how to kick ass at dining solo.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Toronto Blue Jays | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Going to see a Blue Jays game in Toronto is one of my favourite things to do in the city. The beer and hot dogs, the excited crowd, the crack of the bat… I love it all. This year is the 4th year in a row that I’ve scheduled my visit around some home games and it didn’t disappoint.

Malecon House - Vieques, Puerto Rico | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Malecón House – Vieques, Puerto Rico

If you’re planning a trip to Puerto Rico, you really owe it to yourself to explore the smaller islands. Vieques, with its laid back feel, abundance of beaches, and open...

Happy Blogiversary | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Happy 2nd Blogiversary to Me!

Today is my 2nd Blogiversary! Is it tacky to wish yourself a happy blogiversary? I don't care, I'm going out to buy myself cake because...cake....

Bravo Beach Hotel - Vieques, Puerto Rico | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Bravo Beach Hotel – Vieques, Puerto Rico

Between the two pools, honour bar, free beach gear, great continental breakfast, and comfy beds the Bravo Beach Hotel makes a fantastic home base when you're exploring th...

Toronto World Pride Parade | SuitcaseandHeels.com

7 Tips for Attending the Toronto Pride Parade

Pride may be over for this year - capped off by an actual rainbow if you can believe it - but that doesn’t mean I can’t help get you ready for next year. Pride Toront...

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