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  • Annette White covered in The Dead Sea mud in Jordan
  • Sunset over The Dead Sea in Jordan

Float in the Dead Sea in Jordan

The Dead Sea is a salt lake over 1,300 feet below sea level, making it the lowest elevation on Earth. Nestled between Jordan to the east and Israel to the west, the unusually high salt concentration (8.6 times saltier than the ocean) causes a natural buoyancy that makes you float like a fishing bobber.

By |May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Asia, Jordan, TRAVEL, UNUSUAL|Tags: , |4 Comments
  • Annette White Arizona Home - Front
  • Annette White Arizona Home - Courtyard

Selling One Dream For Another: Bye Bye Home

I'm not gonna lie, there was a few tears shed when my Arizona home hit the for-sale market. This was not a surprise since it took almost nine years for my husband and I to finally make the decision to list it, even though it sat vacant for a majority of that time.

By |May 19th, 2016|Categories: LIFESTYLE|Tags: |8 Comments
  • Blue Footed Booby Galapagos Islands in South America
  • A lazy baby sea lion in the Galapagos Islands in South America

21 Photos to Inspire Your Galapagos Bucket List

The Galapagos Islands certainly is a magical place where you can be immersed in a nature display unlike no other. The remote destination is a melting pot of unique wildlife, which inspired Charles Darwin’s landmark theory of evolution following his visit in 1835. It is home to wildlife species that are found nowhere else on Earth.

By |May 16th, 2016|Categories: BUCKET LISTS, Ecuador, Galapagos, South America|Tags: , , |1 Comment
  • A camel in Wadi Rum Jordan
  • Jumping shot in Wadi Rum Jordan

Spend the night in Jordan’s Wadi Rum Desert

Wadi Rum is 720 square kilometers of heart stopping desert landscape, where a maze of sheer-sided sandstone and granite monoliths rise up from the valley floor. Spending the night in this Jordan UNESCO site is beyond a bucket list experience.

By |May 10th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Jordan, TOP PICKS, TRAVEL|Tags: , , , , |7 Comments
  • Annette White at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea in Jordan
  • Annette White Floating in the Dead Sea in Jordan

Book Manuscript Complete: 9 Things Not to Do When Writing a Book

Exactly seven months after I signed a book publishing contract with Skyhorse Publishing, the 76,456 word manuscript for Bucket List Adventures: 10 Incredible Journeys to Experience Before You Die has been turned over to the editors (1 minute before deadline!).

By |May 6th, 2016|Categories: LIFESTYLE, Uncategorized|Tags: |9 Comments
  • Snowshoeing while it's snowing in Glacier National Park Montana
  • Jumping at Glacier National Park Montana

Snowshoe Through Glacier National Park in Montana

Call me crazy, but I was a little nervous about snowshoeing through part of the almost 1 million acres of Glacier National Park in Montana. The shoes just seemed ginormous, especially for someone who is prone to tripping over her own barefoot feet.

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Montana, North America, TRAVEL|Tags: , |4 Comments
  • The swimming pigs of Exuma, Bahamas

Feed the Swimming Pigs in Exuma » Bahamas

Our speedboat glided through the translucent aquamarine waters of the Exuma Islands. Bordering the endless shades of blue were the powder-white sand beachfronts of the crescent-shaped shallow islands.

By |March 13th, 2016|Categories: Caribbean, TOP PICKS, TRAVEL, UNUSUAL|Tags: , |11 Comments
  • Boat ride on the Hiriwaduna Village Trek in Sri Lanka

Trek through a Sri Lankan Village: Hiriwadunna

Immersing yourself with the locals many times means getting out of the flashing city lights and exploring smalls towns that are not known to receive hordes of tourists. In Sri Lanka that meant breaking away from the capital city of Colombo and heading northeast to Hiriwadunna Village.

By |February 27th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Sri Lanka, TRAVEL|Tags: , |8 Comments
  • The Marina on the Island of Crete in Greece

5 Greek Islands You Should Definitely Explore This Year

Greek islands are the perfect getaway from the stresses and exertions of modern life. Whether you want to dive into the crystal blue pools, or maybe culture and history are more your thing, there’s sure to be a Greek Island for you.

By |February 21st, 2016|Categories: BUCKET LISTS, Europe, Greece, TRAVEL|12 Comments
  • Annette White Dogsledding in Bigfork Montana

Be a Dogsledding Musher in Bigfork Montana

The snow started to drop as soon as we pulled up to Base Camp in Bigfork, not uncommon for this time of year in the Glacier Country of Montana. The current weather didn’t matter much, as long as the ground was covered in a blanket of white we would be able to spend the afternoon dogsledding.

By |February 11th, 2016|Categories: Montana, North America, TOP PICKS, TRAVEL|Tags: , |4 Comments