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22 10, 2017

Best Hostels & Airbnb’s Around the World

By | October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cuba, England, India, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, New York, Rajasthan, Senegal, Turkey|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the most intimidating and misleading ideas of Traveling is how expensive it can be. Another concern is safety. So in respect to both, I've compiled a list of my top 13 favorite inexpensive accommodations around the world that is also safe for solo travelers. This list includes Hostels, Guesthouses, Airbnbs and Bed & Breakfasts in Lebanon, [...]

3 08, 2017

Biking Tour of Batroûn

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , |

Batroûn is a coastal city 50 kilometers north of Beirut and one of the oldest cities in the world. It has been recorded that the earliest human civilizations existed here over 5000 years ago and was also one of the most important Phoenician cities in the region. Today, there is only a population of about [...]

23 07, 2017

Darma Ji Guesthouse & Yoga by the Sea

By | July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , , , |

Batroûn is a cozy, idyllic, hippie beach town in north Lebanon, about an hour drive from Beirut without traffic. It ended up being my favorite area in Lebanon where I spent 6 of my 10 days beach bumming in my bikini, doing Yoga, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, biking, walking/getting lost, drinking lemonade, boating and sipping local micro-beer. By [...]

1 06, 2017

2017 World of Children Awards

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: India, Los Angeles, Middle East|Tags: , , , |

World of Children was founded in 1998 by Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, retired senior executives from Procter & Gamble and Victoria’s Secret respectively. Their non-profit organization that has granted more than $9 million in cash grants and programs. More than 100 Honorees have been supported since which is the driving force behind selfless programs that [...]

27 12, 2016

A Decade in Business & Travel

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, Denmark, Dharma Bum, Dominican Republic, Holland, Jordan, Los Angeles, Morocco, Sri Lanka|Tags: , , , |

2016 has been an intrepid year in Travel Adventures. Flight prices were incredibly inexpensive and credit card points made it much more accessible to book travel. I hope this post inspires you to book a few trips in 2017! Travel as I've mentioned time and time again, does not need to be expensive. It can be [...]

2 12, 2016

Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Jordan|Tags: , |

View of the Red Sea from the Kempinski Hotel Aqaba In case Jordan is not on your Top 5 Destination List for 2017, I strongly urge you to add it on for a magical, adventurous experience in the Middle-East. Known most famously for one of the world's favorite wonders, Petra, and the vast desert [...]

31 07, 2016

Published: Israel, The Holy Land

By | July 31st, 2016|Categories: Asia, Eilat, Europe, Israel, Jerusalem, Middle East, Negev Desert|Tags: , , , , , , , |

My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2016 – Israel, The Holy Land.

20 07, 2016

Cooking Class at Petra Kitchen

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Jordan|Tags: , , , , |

One of the most fascinating things about traveling is tasting culinary traditions from different cultures and places. What we think of Middle-Eastern food in the West is a generalization of a wide range of countries with a few dishes which have become Westernized. Kababs, Hummus, Tabouli, Pita bread - is that all there is to [...]

7 07, 2016

6 Books for Your Jordan Journey

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: Jordan|Tags: , , , , , |

If you are about to embark on your journey to Jordan, have always dreamt of traveling to Jordan, or have come back from the beautiful experience, I have compiled 6 books that provide some insight and history into the magical Kingdom of Jordan. While one can easily embrace their imagination lost in the pages of these [...]

19 04, 2016

Camping in Wadi Rum

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: Jordan, Middle East|Tags: , , , , |

A trip to Jordan would not be complete without spending some time in Wadi Rum, وادي رم‎ also known as The Valley of the Moon, one of the world's most magical Desert Landscapes that is a valley cut into sandstone and granite rock. Whether one is looking for a one night or few night stay, for [...]