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I love New York, but I can always use a quick getaway to escape the craziness and fast pace of the city to disconnect and recharge for the coming week. And how lucky am I to have done just that in the largest casino resort in North America? YES! I was invited to experience Foxwoods […]

My trip to Vancouver – Staying at the JW Marriott Vancouver – Hotel Review

Bonjour! If you follow me on Instagram you might know that I recently came back from Vancouver, a place that has been on my mind for years! Unfortunately I only had less than two days to explore one of Canada’s largest and most beautiful cities. 2 days are not enough for sure but choosing the […]

Where to eat in Oahu – My top 3 restaurants

On my last trip to Hawaii I made a priority to try new restaurants and have nice dining experiences, which is another thing Oahu is really famous for. There are countless options but if you don’t plan ahead of time, you might end up always wondering which one to go to, eating at a food truck or […]

Pera Soho: an oasis in the middle of SoHo!

Last week Ryu and I went to Pera SoHo, a mediterranean restaurant in, well, SoHo. And we had such a great time that I had to share the experience with you! I was so delighted with the vegan options they had on the menu and how accommodating they were with me! So for that and […]

Best kid-friendly restaurants in NYC!

Traveling with kids may require some planning to ensure kids will love New York as much as you do. But there is no need to worry, if you do your research you will see that it is easy to find things to entertain the little ones and most of the time, without spending a dime. […]

Our perfect dinner at Avant Garden

Letting vegetables be just what they are: vegetables. And you will see, they will blow your mind! Our diner at Avant Garden was simply perfect. We sat at the bar and didn’t miss the action and art behind each dish being prepared and served. From the rich Romesco toast ($14) with more ingredients that I […]

Ladybird, a beautiful plant based restaurant in New York City- Restaurant Review

I don’t even know where to begin! This week I had a dinner reservation at Ladybird, a vegetable bar in the Lower East Side, one of the coolest areas of NY – in my opinion. As a “vegetable bar”, Ladybird offers a variety of plant based dishes that will blow your mind, I wasn’t expecting […]

Retro vibes at Big Daddy’s Diner in NY!

As you can see, I was VERY excited to go to Big Daddy’s! From putting together my outfit and styling my hair to thinking of the cool photos I could take at this iconic NYC diner. When you pass all that, here is what this post is about: my experience dining at Big Daddy’s! Many […]

Customizing your own perfume: inside the Olfactory store in NYC!

Can you imagine having a perfume with a special scent that only you have? I do! The other day, walking around SoHo (ok, NoHo), I found Olfactory, a store with a super clean and bright decor that invited me in right away – part of it because it was super hot outside.  And what a […]

16 Things to do and see in Seattle!

Wondering what are the best things to do in Seattle? So this post is for you! If you follow me on instagram (@marthasachser), you know I recently came back from the west coast and was able to visit some awesome places. Among them, Seattle, which is one of my favorite cities in the US. Mainly […]

My itinerary for 10-15 days in beautiful California!

Hey guys! If you follow me on instagram (@marthasachser e @the50statesgirl) you might know that I’m finally came back from my amazing trip to the San Francisco area. Yes, San Francisco again! I’ve been to California ten times but this one was extra special, sicne I took Ryu with me!  So I decided to share with you […]

Monterey: Where to Stay and what to do!

Monterey is one of my favorite places California! A trip to San Francisco is not complete without driving south towards Big Sur and spending at least one afternoon in this beautiful town. This time I wanted to show Ryu the best of Monterey, so I decided to stay for the night and we booked a room at the beautiful Portola Hotel & Spa, one […]

Mexican dinner at Añejo!

Raise your hands if you’re like me and can’t say no to Mexican food! Especially being in NY, the city has so many options everywhere… whenever there is a chance for some guacamole and tortilla chips, I’m in! And last week wasn’t different, Ryu and I went to Añejo, that brings Mexican food to the next […]

Seattle: Dining at the iconic Edgewater Hotel

Can we talk about Seattle again? Please! Thank you  <3  If you follow me on instagram you probably know that I spent some much needed  quality time in one of my favorite cities in the US to celebrate not only my mom’s birthday but to also write travel guides for you guys! And one of […]

3 restaurants to go in NYC

You might have seen on my Instagram but I thought they deserved special attention on the blog as well! These past few days have been crazy busy but with lots of good stuff in my tummy that I just had to share with you, I’m all about sharing the love and the calories, so here […]

Brunch with a view: my experience at Asiate!

If you follow me on instagram (@marthasachser) or snapchat you probably know that I love the Columbus Circle area in Manhattan! Whenever I’m around I am always sharing with you my best spots like this particular one I’ll be talking about today which is my new favorite “meal with a view” experience in NYC! I was invited by […]

Beer, great food and fun times at Clinton Hall!

If you follow me on instagram this is not big news to you! A couple months ago Ryu and I went to Clinton Hall, a beer hall located in the Financial District, one of my favorite places in the city. And by beer hall I do mean jenga, long tables, big TV screens playing the important games […]

Travel essentials: cross-body bag

I recently came back from California and this time I brought with me some of my new bags from MMS Design Studio,  a company that makes the most amazing bags using only vegan leather (and yet very affordable!). That’s how they won my heart! For this trip I wanted something small enough to walk around but still […]

Where To Eat in Honolulu – Duke’s Waikiki

Duke’s is for sure one of my favorite restaurants on the Hawaiian islands and if you stop by this one in Oahu, you will understand why. Located within steps from the iconic Waikiki beach, it’s the perfect place to have a nice meal with a great view in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Offering breakfast, lunch, dinner […]

My new travel must-have: Endangered Species Chocolate Snacking Line!

To all my adventurous dark chocolate and vegan friends out there, here is another reason to celebrate! You might already know Endangered Species by their delicious chocolates and awesome contribution to the world by donating 10% of their net profits to protect wildlife. But today the big news is that they just debuted their new line of […]

What’s in my bag in NYC (winter edition)!

One of the most asked questions I get in the winter is related to what I bring with me when I’m out and about in the city. And you will be surprised to learn that I’m a very basic girl. I wasn’t, my handbags used to be largest possible. But after many travels and subway rides, […]


  Hey there! My name is Martha Sachser, I’m a Brazilian photographer, travel and lifestyle blogger obsessed with everything New York City, cruelty-free beauty, fashion and of course, planning new adventures around the globe. A native of Brazil, I moved to the Washington DC area as an Au Pair in 2007 with the hope of […]