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 [...]
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 on cobble-stone streets, drinking lemonade, boating and sipping [...]
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 [...]
Where to Travel in Jordan My Travel article on Where to Travel in Jordan as published in ARE Magazine, Winter Edition 2016/2017 – Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
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 [...]
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 [...]
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2016 – Israel, The Holy Land.
Take a cooking class in Petra at "Petra Kitchen" for authentic local cuisine w/the best chefs, local wine, recipes and Shisha! Photos & Recipes included.
If you are about to embark on a journey to Jordan, have always dreamt of traveling to Jordan, or have come back from the beautiful experience, I have compiled 7 books to read traveling to Jordan. These books provide some insight and history into the magical Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. While one can easily embrace their imagination, [...]
Traveling to Jordan? Camping with Bedouins in Wadi Rum, وادي رم is a MUST! Also known as "The Valley of the Moon", Wadi Rum is one of the world's most magical Desert Landscapes, a valley naturally cut into sandstone and granite rock. Whether one is looking for a one or few night stay, for the budget traveler or [...]