London is one of my favorite cities in the world. With so many things to do and sights to see, it’s a place you can never get tired of. Peak tourist season is in July and August; however, I recommend booking your trip in September when temperatures are still warm, airfare and hotel prices are slightly lower, and Buckingham Palace is still open to the public.[Read More…] about 20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit London
Hi! I’m Candice. I got hooked on traveling after my first trip abroad studying in Munich in the summer of 2005. I've lived in NYC since 2014, but still travel as often as I can. I started this blog to share my stories, photos, and tips, and to inspire others to explore the world and visit some of my favorite places.
Two cities in one, Winston-Salem was formed by the merger of the separate towns of Winston and Salem in 1913. Salem dates back to 1753 when the first Moravian missionaries from Germany arrived in the area. The name Salem comes from the Hebrew word, shalem, meaning “peaceful” or “complete.” Winston was established as the county seat in 1849 on land north of Salem and named after a local Revolutionary War hero. The city became one of the largest tobacco producers in the United States as the headquarters of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.[Read More…] about 7 Things to See in Winston-Salem
On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck New York City, causing unprecedented damage across all five boroughs. The superstorm, which began as a tropical wave in the Caribbean, caused 43 deaths and $19 billion of damage in the city. Approximately 17 percent (51 square miles) of New York City’s total land mass was flooded, and a quarter of buildings were without power for days.[Read More…] about Seaport District 7 Years After Sandy