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20 05, 2019

Secluded, Raw Beauty: Rancho San Lucas Resort

By | May 20th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , |

Cabo San Lucas has been a long-time favorite destination for many Americans and Canadians, especially those traveling from the west coast. I can certainly see why after having spent some time there in the past year. In a sense, it's like you haven't left southern California with its similar sunny, pacific, desert landscape but with [...]

24 04, 2019

Neococo Empowers & Employs Refugee Women

By | April 24th, 2019|Categories: Central America, India, Los Angeles, Middle East|Tags: , |

Late last year, I had the fateful opportunity to meet the lovely Amrita Thadani over some Rosé on a Friday Jazz night at LACMA. Amrita is the founder of an ethical, fair trade and locally branded clothing company which employs refugee women and women of domestic violence. Neococo was founded in Fall 2017 as a [...]

16 04, 2019

Luxury Baja Living at Rancho San Lucas

By | April 16th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , |

Norman Estates, an international real estate brand by the legendary Golf Champion of the world, Greg Norman, has officially launched their very first development in all of Mexico. 68 beachfront luxury homes will be built for a lucky few who will be able to call this home. Of all the gorgeous locations that Greg Norman [...]

27 03, 2019

Should Travel Bloggers “Get Political”?

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Cambodia, Cuba, Laos, Lebanon, Myanmar (Burma), Southeast Asia, US, Vietnam|Tags: , , |

Should Travel Bloggers "get political" on their Travel and Social Media posts? Should writers, influencers, celebrities, doctors or teachers? Frankly, I think this is a silly, even stupid question. To be candid, I'm not one that necessarily believes that there are no 'stupid questions' in life. But I'm here to answer why I think that [...]

9 02, 2019

Hotel Riu Palace: The Posh Cancun Resort

By | February 9th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , |

Hotel Riu Palace is a posh, luxury resort located just 2 miles from Playa del Carmen in Cancun, Mexico. This all-inclusive hotel is the ideal place to stay for a few days of pure relaxation in the safely protected and lively Playacar Community. The hotel has it's own private white sand beach with full service (24/7) [...]

4 02, 2019

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Cancun

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , |

The best way to experience a holiday is in the country of it's origin and with it's people. I had the honor of celebrating the Day of the Dead in Cancun, Mexico this past October. The holiday is also known as "Día de los Muertos" or "Día de Muertos". It is similar to our version [...]

8 01, 2019

Home Sweet Hacienda Encantada

By | January 8th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , |

Welcome home to Hacienda Encantada! Located on the quieter end of the Cabo coast, an enchanted paradise who's name itself conjures up the sounds of coming home. Having grown up in Southern California my whole life, I admit that I had never been to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico until recently. I finally made the very [...]

7 11, 2018

“Mexico Lindo” Cooking Class near Cancun

By | November 7th, 2018|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , |

When most think of Cancun, they think wild parties, all-inclusive/high-end resorts and white sand beaches. Those aspects are certainly part of the fabric that make up Cancun which I've been guilty of indulging in. But travel deeper around the state of Quintana Roo (where Cancun is located in), and you'll find a culturally-enhancing experience beyond [...]

22 10, 2017

7 Best Airbnbs for Female Travelers Around the World

By | October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cuba, India, Morocco, Rajasthan, Senegal|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 7 Best Airbnbs for Female Travelers around the world that are not only affordable but are owned by lovely people. Staying with them will enhance [...]

4 10, 2017

Grandmother Pupi’s Home in Viñales, Cuba

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Cuba|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are going to a new place to learn about their Culture, I challenge you to Suspend All Your Previous Judgements. Fully Immerse Yourself with the Locals. Eat their Food, Drink their Drinks and try to Experience Life as they do. Stay at Casa Particular's in Cuba The best places to stay when visiting Cuba is in [...]