Middle East

Paint and Wine Night in Lebanon

One of the most memorable experiences I partook in during my travels is Paint and Wine Night in Lebanon. The Middle-East is still obviously a very misunderstood region and yet I continually am drawn to traveling all around there and sharing my experiences. On my first evening in Lebanon, we sipped wine from local wineries, painted …

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Online Course: Religion, Conflict & Peace

Explore the diverse and complex roles that religions play in both promoting and mitigating violence through Harvard University’s Online Course on “Religion, Conflict and Peace”. For as long as history has been recorded, there has not been a society, a culture without some type of religion. Many people mistaken Religion with a Culture and Vice Versa. …

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Top 10 Foods to Try in Lebanese Cuisine

Lebanon is a mecca for foodies. The Lebanese Cuisine is, in itself, worth a flight over for days of gluttonous consumption. In case you cannot travel there this week, here is a list of traditional dishes to try at your local Lebanese Restaurant.  A variety of Vegetables make up half of Lebanese (Arabic & Mediterranean) …

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Darma Ji Wellness & Yoga in Batroun

Batroûn is a cozy, idyllic, hippie beach town in north Lebanon, about an hour drive from Beirut without traffic. This is where I’m based when in Lebanon: beach bumming in my bikini, doing Yoga, Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, biking, getting lost through cobble-stone streets, drinking lemonade, boating and sipping local micro-beer. If you’re thinking of a relaxing …

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2017 World of Children Awards

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 …

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A Decade in Business & Travel

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 …

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