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The Luxus – St. John’s, NL

The Luxus Hotel - St. John's, NL | SuitcaseandHeels.com

When you think luxurious, indulgent night on the town in St. John’s, two things should come to mind: dinner at Raymonds Restaurant and a stay at the Luxus. The prices aren’t for the faint of heart but both experiences are memorable and remarkable. I was recently lucky enough to experience both and I’m still pinching myself.

How to Spend 4 Days in Granada, Nicaragua

How to Spend 4 Days in Granada, Nicaragua

Granada is a great place to start your vacation in Nicaragua. It’s very tourist friendly with a great selection of restaurants and activities. The small city is only an hour from the airport in Managua and 30 minutes from the town of Masaya. Check out a few ways you can spend your time in Granada.

What to Pack for Nicaragua

Packing Guide Nicaragua

After overpacking somewhat for my two weeks of travel in Nicaragua this spring, I decided to take another look and see if I could improve on my packing list. Following a few rules I put together a packing guide that should cover you for all occasions.

Longtime Guest, First Time Host

Hosting on AirBnB

Going from AirBnB guest to AirBnB host was a big step. Would it be weird having strangers in my home? What would they think of the place? This May, I decided to take the plunge and find out exactly what it’s like to become a first-time AirBnB host.

How much does it cost to travel to Nicaragua

How Much Does It Cost to Travel in Nicaragua

This past March I spent 15 days travelling around the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. I went surfing, ziplining, horseback riding, volcano boarding, and more. And I still man...

The Condor Hotel - Brooklyn, NY | SuitcaseandHeels.com

The Condor Hotel – Brooklyn, NY

Up until this past fall, every time I’d been to New York, I’d stayed in Manhattan. Leading up to my mini-cruise on Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas though I decid...

Managua at Night

We Have Begun Our Descent into Managua

The city’s lights came into view as we descended from 35,000 feet on a hot March night. The lower we got, the clammier my hands, and the more active the butterflies in ...

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua | SuitcaseandHeels.com

Nicaragua: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

I find every trip is a collection of ups and downs. You just hope that the ups always outnumber the downs. My trip to Nicaragua was no exception with its own collection o...

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