Gervasi Vineyard & Villas Review (top winery in Ohio)

If you wanted to visit one of the top wineries in Ohio, look no further than award-winning Gervasi Vineyard in Canton, Ohio. It's won multiple awards to receive the honor and is also known to have the most luxurious villas in Ohio. I stayed with my mom for a night just recently. Here's my review

How to do International Drive Orlando in Two Days

Never heard of International Drive Orlando? Neither had I! International Drive is an 11 mile stretch of highway outside of downtown Orlando that has a fair share on things on offer for those vacationing in Orlando, like the anti-mall I recently wrote about. While there is a lot on International Drive for kids, it's definitely

Should You Visit Sea World?

If someone had asked this before the documentary Black Fish , people would answer sure, why not? But after the scathing expose, many boycotted Sea World indefinitely. I saw the documentary and was very upset after, as was pretty much everyone. Sea World responded calling it propaganda and listing what they argued were inaccuracies. Recently, they

Discovering Artegon Marketplace, the “anti-mall”

I recently went on a trip with Visit Florida and saw on our itinerary that while in Orlando we would be visiting Artegon Marketplace. At first I just skimmed past it thinking it must be their biggest mall and didn't think it would be something unique I would write about- yet, now here I am writing

Disney VIP Tour | Cost, Details & Disney Fast Pass

To date, the biggest perk of being a travel blogger was being invited by Visit Florida to explore Disney World for the day on the VIP tour. At first, when I saw we were going to 3 Disney parks in one day, I was dreading it but after learning about the Disney VIP tour, it was

Info & Hotels Near LEGOLAND Florida & Safari Wilderness

I visited Winter Haven, Florida on a press trip with Visit Florida and Visit Central Florida. I hadn't heard of the town before, and didn't know Legoland was a real place. I had vaguely heard of the movie, but being in India the last few years I do miss some things that go on back

Luxury Guide to Tofino

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if

Luxury Guide to Oakland (California)

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if