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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

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, [...]

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 [...]

4 09, 2017

Cuba Travel Tips for Americans

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

Traveling to Cuba as an American may seem very complicated and intimidating. It is actually a lot easier than I expected having done some research ahead of time and talking to friends that have traveled there in the past year. After traveling there for 9 days, I have compiled some practical Cuba Travel Tips and resources [...]

18 04, 2017

A Little Piece of Caribbean Paradise

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Dominican Republic|Tags: , , , |

My Travel article on Samaná, Dominican Republic as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2017, read it here.

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 [...]

6 09, 2016

Chasing Waterfalls in Samaná

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Dominican Republic|Tags: , , |

There is a famous song in the 90's by TLC which advised not to chase waterfalls, but to stick with the rivers and lakes that we are use to. But what if you could have it all? I believe that we should chase waterfalls, metaphorically and physically. If we don't chase after waterfalls to places and [...]