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Two Free Tickets with On Location Tours!

  The Chica Travelista has teamed up with On Location Tours & we’re giving away TWO FREE TICKETS usable for any of their tours! What is On Location Tours?        On Location Tours is one of the worlds largest TV and movie tour companies and the ONLY one operating in multiple cities. On Location Tours provides tours to around several cities, stopping …

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Give Your Pet a Vacation!

I know that a pet is a big part of any family and it can be sad and difficult to leave your fur baby behind while traveling. I found the purfect option for all travelers living in the NYC area! I’m very happy to announce that The Chica Travelista has teamed up with the NY Dog Spa & Hotel to …

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How to Spend the Perfect Weekend on the Hudson River

New York is a State with undeniable scenic diversity, and it is for that very reason that my weekend on the Hudson River was so special. For those looking for a truly unique New York experience keep reading and do just this..   You’re spending the weekend away from home right? So this is considered a Vacation right? And what …

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Visit Islamorada!

Hey guys, I wanted to tell you all about my recent travels to Islamorada, Florida. Islamorada is part of a village of islands situated in the Florida Keys. The name Islamorada means, “Purple Island” and it’s also the sport fishing capitol of the world. More on that later. There is a great respect for wildlife, and the food is out …

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5 Best Fall Getaways

The crisp air of autumn and bright colors are enough to inspire anyone to embrace the outdoors. While your playtime at the beach may now be limited, the cooler weather has some advantages of its own. Hiking and road trips are the perfect things to do during the weather change. Here are 5 of the best U.S. getaways for fall. …

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“Travel” is The Best Investment

Most people are always in pursuit of happiness. Studies show that people who spend money on experiences rather than things are overall much happier. More often than not, however, people choose to chase happiness through things, buying the newest this or that, because they think that this stuff somehow says something about them as people. The inner monologue might go …

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The Authentically Diverse Caribbean

The Caribbean Islands are NOT all the same.. and here is why! As a Travel Blogger, Travel Agent and Caribbean Lover it drives me NUTS when I hear people say that the Caribbean Islands are all the same! While the mainstays of great weather and beautiful beaches are a constant on every island, each of them offer their own unique characteristics, …

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How to Choose the Best Excursions

How to Choose the Best Excursions Excursions can be a lot of fun and are a great way to explore a destination. The options, while stunning, can be endless. Some things may be out of your control, like your tour guide. However other important details shouldn’t be left to chance. Before you sign up for your next excursion, check out …

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Why Use a Travel Agent

Why Use a Travel Agent? Taking time to get away is always a wonderful thing. But sometimes the planning and organizing that goes into a trip can kind of suck the fun out of the adventure. This is where having a travel agent comes in handy. A travel agent takes care of various time consuming things, like researching online for …