California: 25 Photos to Inspire Your Point Reyes Bucket List

Point Reyes is one of the most beautiful and unknown places in Northern California. Located 40 minutes north-west of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, it is home to many wonders; from hiking to kayaking, birdwatching to the beautiful beaches. There really is something for everyone here.

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: California, North America, TRAVEL|Tags: , |4 Comments

What to Wear to Jordan as a Woman Traveler

I packed my bags carefully for the conservative Muslim country of Jordan, where masking your curves and covering your hair with a hijab is the norm. Even though the weather would be relatively warm, there were no short shorts or little skirts in my luggage; they were replaced with lightweight long sleeved cardigans, lengthy loose t-shirts and colorful scarves.

By | July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Asia, BEAUTY & STYLE, Jordan, TRAVEL|Tags: |2 Comments

A Wild Nova Scotia Adventure: Tidal Bore Rafting

The Nova Scotia tides cause 160 billion tons of water flow through the Bay of Fundy twice a day, which feeds into the Shubenacadie River. This surge of seawater creates a once-in-a-lifetime adventure like no other, tidal bore rafting.

By | July 16th, 2016|Categories: Canada, North America, TOP PICKS, TRAVEL|Tags: , |1 Comment

7 Ways to Break Out of Your Shell and See the World

You see everyone’s pictures on Facebook or Instagram. Like it or not, you are just a little green with envy. Happy couples smiling for their selfies with the Eiffel Tower in the background, or maybe the view of the beach from their hotel room. You want to go, but something keeps holding you back.

By | July 10th, 2016|Categories: LIFESTYLE|6 Comments

Explore Petra Archaeological Site in Jordan

The UNESCO ancient city of Petra was carved into the rose colored sandstone cliffs by the Nabataeans as early as 312BC. There are over 30 incredible sites spread over 60 square kilometers, from temples to tombs to elaborate buildings.

By | June 26th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Jordan, TRAVEL|Tags: , |7 Comments

29 Traditional Greek Foods You Must Eat in Greece

Greek food spreads its culinary influence throughout Europe and beyond. Fresh vegetables, fishes & seafoods play a significant role in the cuisine mostly because of its long coastline. However, flavors of Greek foods changes with season and geography.

By | June 17th, 2016|Categories: BUCKET LISTS, Europe, FOOD, Greece, TRAVEL|Tags: , , |11 Comments

See the Carrières de Lumières Art Show in the South of France

Located in the breathtaking Les Baux de Provence area, the Carrières de Lumières is an art show set to music and projected on the tall limestone walls of a former quarry, hence the reason it's also known as the Quarries of Light

By | June 14th, 2016|Categories: Europe, France, TRAVEL|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Run a 5k Race

I am one of those people who generally follows the rule of only running if I am being chased — like by a gang of gorillas in Uganda or a troop of women at a Neiman Marcus sale when you are carrying the last pair of discounted Louboutin red soled shoes in size 7 1/2.

By | June 9th, 2016|Categories: LIFESTYLE|Tags: |2 Comments

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: , |7 Comments

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: |10 Comments
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