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, [...]
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2016 – Israel, The Holy Land.
Israel is a destination that fits many traveller's desires whether it's for a Culinary Excursion, a Historical Exploration, a Cultural Immersion, a Spiritual Quest or for Adventure Seekers. Along the coast are miles of beautiful beaches for surfers and lovers to bathe in the sun. Inland lies the Negev Desert that spans across 4700 square [...]
On my third trip to Israel, I discovered the ultimate Hippie & Relaxation experience, a paradise I could perhaps disappear to for quite some time. A Spa in a Treehouse on a Beach, in the southern tip of Israel, situated in the beach town of Eilat. This spa literally blew my mind out of the water [...]
What is this term "Whimderlust" I refer to? Out of all the travel jargons, this is a first I've heard this too. My baby sister invented that word a few days ago for her blog, creating a fusion between traveling on a "Whim" & "Wanderlust". Hey, who knows if it'll end up on the Webster [...]
The Persian Version of Jersey Shore I'm sitting here in Westwood "Tehrangulous" watching the newest reality show, "Shahs of Sunset", the hometown of UCLA & a huge Persian population. How convenient as I nibble on 'Sangak' (a wheat-sourdough flat bread known to be Iran's national bread) dipped in 'Most o'Moussir' (yogurt with shallots) and 'Ghormeh [...]
I realized at the end of my 3 week trip in May to Turkey, Greece & Israel, that I didn't find the time to write about my daily experiences in Israel. The only one I wrote about was the grotesque experience when camping with the Bedouins. It's been 5 months since that trip, and I'm [...]
Who are the Bedouin tribe people? I'm still not all clear of their history. But they are known as a small population of Arab people who are the wanderers of the desert. They stick with their tribal traditions, are strict Muslims, roam the desert with their Camels and Goats. Most are not really educated. A [...]