Traveling in general can be intimidating, especially when it comes to cost. Certain destinations will allow you to get more bang for your buck, allowing you to travel longer for less. Destinations like Europe have the reputation of being more costly, therefore more intimidating. With the Euro being almost at par with the US Dollar [...]
"Cinque Terre" translates literally to "5 Lands" which refers to the 5 coastal villages that lie along the rugged yet beautiful Liguria in the Italian Riviera. The Ligurian Coast, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, is located in northwest Italy, just north of Florence and south of Turin and Milan. Cinque Terre is considered a 'National [...]
There's no denying that a sensational part of traveling in Italy (and around the world) is tasting all the flavorful, gluttonous, scrumptious food specialties the country has to offer. Tasting the food, learning how they prep it and the history behind the ingredients, within each region, town, village and home, gives intensive insight to each [...]
Monte Carlo is widely viewed as being a somewhat extravagant destination, and that characterization isn’t without its merits. It’s known to be a celebrity hot spot and can make for one of the pricier Mediterranean getaways. That said, you can actually manage the trip at a reasonable rate with some advance planning, and if you [...]
Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most influential religious leaders of the world in the past century with his principle philosophy teachings of "Engaged Buddhism". Born in 1926, Thich is a Vietnamese Buddhist Monk who had a huge impact on the Anti-War Movement in the 1960's and 70's and continues to speak out against [...]
Where would one find the best Truffle Pasta in all of Rome? Many would think at a generationally owned family restaurant in some small alley. Or possibly at a fancier establishment. Believe it or not, this gem could also be found at the Roma Termini Main Station food court 'Il Merkato Centrale'. YES, the Central Train/Bus Station where [...]
On April 10, 2017, Austrian Air made an exciting announcement: their first nonstop service to the West Coast, to our lovely town of Los Angeles! Boeing 777-200 aircraft. Photo Courtesy of Austrian Airlines. Nonstop Flight: Los Angeles to Vienna Starting summer of 2017, Austrian Airlines will offer up to six flights per week between Vienna to LA on the Boeing [...]
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 [...]
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2016 – Israel, The Holy Land.
Celebrating Koningsdag in Amsterdam paved way to the deepest and richest cultural experience one can experience while visiting Holland.