I grew up in Illinois (2 hours of south of Chicago) but frequented the city/suburbs frequently. Most of my family lives in the Chicago area and so does my best friend. We try to visit as many times as we can but our time in the city neighborhoods are always cut short. We did manage […]

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by Laura! It only took a day for me to fall in love with Madrid. Against all odds, I didn’t miss the ocean or the beach but was intrigued by the small streets, huge buildings, and the art community. The capital of Spain has so much to offer […]

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by Anne of Modern Mrs. Darcy! Louisville has been called “Portland of the East” and “Austin of the North,” but this quirky, compact town shines in its own right. Locals aren’t surprised when their city is named among the “most livable” in the country, or

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by Giulia of Barcelona! PS I adore her photography. Check out her blog! Barcelona is a pretty special city because it offers just so many different things and there are so many good places to shop and eat that I’m often overwhelmed by the choices when giving reco

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Marissa of Bourbon and Goose! When people head to Los Angeles more than likely they want to hit the beach. Well, being in LA for 10 years, I’ve lived or been to every point you can image. It really is as beautiful as you’ve seen in the […]

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Katherine Lightner! Oxford, England, is a city steeped in culture and history, famous for its University, its creation of world leaders, and its dreaming spires.  Authors like J.R.R. Tolkien, Lewis Carroll, and C.S. Lewis spent many years here honing their craft, i

Today’s city guide is brought to you by Kristin of Halifax! Hello and welcome to my neck of the woods – Halifax, Nova Scotia! We’re a quaint little seaport city located on Canada’s far Atlantic coast. But that’s what I love about it the most – we have the luxury of city life and its [&he

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by Lindsay Mueller! Read Pt. 1 here. Over the summer (which seems so far away now that it’s the middle of January!), I teamed up with Allie to bring you Brooklyn City Guide–and it was so much fun that I decided to do it all over again, this time […]

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Tracy of Good Day Howard! Sacramento seems to be the least loved of California’s big cities. It’s often called a ‘cow town,’ and thought of by those fancy cityfolk as podunk and tiny. I’ll let you in on a little secret, though. Sacramen

Today’s city guide is brought to you by Elena who blogs over at Randomly Happy! It’s no wonder that Rome is such a classic travel destination. It’s got everything you could possibly want in a city – history, beautiful old buildings, amazing food, colourful street life. All squeezed in

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Caitlin of Arlington, Virginia! Being the smaller city next to arguably the most powerful city in the free world could be like being the dorky kid sister of a high school rock star.  And yet everyone knows the kid sister is actually awesome in her own quirky [&hell

One of my favorite Columbus residents and fellow designer, Lisa Ragland, is taking us on a tour of our lovely city today. I hope if any of you readers pass through – you’d look me up! Columbus is a wonderful place. Greetings from Columbus, Ohio, capital city, what I like to refer to as the […

Today’s city guide is brought to you by Cammie Sorensen! Madison is a wonderfully unique town –  in many ways because  we are a fusion town – both the capitol of the state, and home to a Big Ten university.  We are also situated on an isthmus, which simply refers to the fact that we [&helli

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by Lindsay Mueller! Enjoy! After living in various Brooklyn neighborhoods over the past four years, I can confidently say that Carroll Gardens (and its surrounding neighborhoods) is my favorite. That’s not to imply that the rest of the best borough isn’t to

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Blake Matthews of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! Pittsburgh has come a long way from the days of smog and steel mills.  Today, the city reigns as a cultural and culinary mecca.  With many distinctive neighborhoods each boasting their own attractions and charm, Pittsbur

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by Logan Potts, a proud Nashville resident! Enjoy. What was once known only as Music City & the home of Johnny Cash is now one of the fastest growing cities in America. Creativity has shifted & this town has quickly become known for its cuisine, entrepreneuri

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Erika of Foxtrot Press! Be sure to follow her on Twitter! Providence is a unique, thriving community of artists, entrepreneurs and craftsmen. With both RISD and Brown University calling Providence home, it’s hard not to have an eclectic mix of people, places and e

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by Jess of Curating Style of Columbus, Ohio. Enjoy this guide to Lower Manhattan! When people tell me they’re heading on vacation to New York City, I encourage them to avoid the touristy madness of Midtown behind. Where do I suggest instead? Lower Manhattan. Gree

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by sisters Ciera and Jasmine born and raised in New Orleans. PLUM STREET SNOBALL As soon as Summer hits, so do the cravings! This is one of our favorite stops on a sweltering New Orleans day. Snow cones got nothin’ on a Snoball y’all! Unlike sno con

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Rachael of Boston, MA! I’m especially excited for this guide because I spent a few days in Nantucket last year and it’s one of my most favorite places in the world! Enjoy! Before I moved from Indiana to Boston, I don’t think I’d ever heard of

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Jess who lives in Washington D.C.! Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital, is a destination rich in politics, history and plenty of eighth-grade trips.  However, there is more to D.C. than meets the eye.  Throughout the city there are treasure troves of art, cul

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Hannah DeMilta who lives in Sydney, Australia! Enjoy! Sydney is made up of the best of two different worlds in my mind – a modern gorgeous city paired with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I spend most of my time caught up in […]

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Fiona of The Corner of the Internet I Call Home! Trying to create a guide for London without dividing it up somehow was impossible. So many Londoners see the river as a wall; separating the North from the South. I’ve used the same scheme, just for simplicity, [&he

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Su Pak who currently lives in the Inland Empire! Enjoy! I grew up in the Inland Empire (or what locals call the “IE”) 40 minutes east of Los Angeles. Some people may brush off the IE for LA and San Diego but the region has a lot of […]

Today’s CITY GUIDE is brought to you by Mallory Nickels of Little Rock, Arkansas! Rosalia’s Family Bakery is one of Little Rock’s hidden gems. A Brazilian bakery which sprung from a Brazilian restaurant next door, it’s a place people are constantly popping in and out of. It’s got a

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Heather of Tea with Me! I’m excited to share the first Canadian destination! Enjoy. Is there good food? Is there fascinating history? It’s these two questions that constantly pop into my mind when choosing a place to visit; it so happens that this city has b

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Andrew Neel, Rebekah Neel, and Josh Ohms (all living in Chicago, Illinois)! First off, Allie is awesome for having people do these city guides, and she gets the biggest of props from us here in Chi-town. Thanks, Lehman! To be true to the spirit of Chicago, this [&he

Today’s City Guide is brought to you by Zac of Durham! Visiting Raleigh-Durham (aka RalDur, Durleigh, the better 2/3 of the triangle) is really the best of both worlds. The burgeoning city and emerging social scene abound at both locations in fun and distinct ways. Durham The best way to start your day in

Today’s city guide is brought to you by Nicole of Boston! Enjoy! Houston may be sprawling, but it’s packed with a little bit of everything. It’s full of culture: outdoor theaters, lots of art (both folk and fine), an incredible variety of food, and some of the best vintage shops around. Housto