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2 12, 2016

Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Jordan|Tags: , |

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 [...]

31 07, 2016

Published: Israel, The Holy Land

By | July 31st, 2016|Categories: Asia, Europe, Israel, Middle East|Tags: , , , , , , , |

My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2016 – Israel, The Holy Land.

20 07, 2016

Cooking Class & Wine at Petra Kitchen

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Jordan|Tags: , , , , |

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.

7 07, 2016

6 Books to Read Traveling to Jordan

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: Jordan|Tags: , , , , , |

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 6 books that provide some insight and history into the magical Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. While one can easily embrace their imagination, lost in the pages of these [...]

19 04, 2016

Camping with Bedouins in Wadi Rum

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: Jordan, Middle East|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

7 07, 2015

When in Israel, go Sand Boarding!

By | July 7th, 2015|Categories: Israel, Middle East|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

14 05, 2015

Relaxation Pool at Dolphin Reef, Eilat

By | May 14th, 2015|Categories: Israel, Middle East|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

19 02, 2015

Top 7 Sand Beaches in the World

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, South America, Southeast Asia|Tags: |

A beautiful sandy beach with the soothing sound of waves breaking on the shore is at the top of the list of many people’s requirements when planning their summer holiday. This list brings together some of the most idyllic spots in the world for feeling soft and warm sand in between your toes. There’s something [...]

10 09, 2013

Mini me is off to Whimderlust!

By | September 10th, 2013|Categories: Europe, Israel, Mykonos|Tags: |

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 [...]

17 03, 2012

Nowruz Celebration Film with Sedighi Family

By | March 17th, 2012|Categories: Iran|Tags: , |

Spread of our Iranian New Year (Nowruz) Food at the Sedighi's in Aliso Viejo, California Happy Nowruz my friends! In other words, "Happy Iranian (or Persian) New Year!" I made a "Nowruz Celebration Film" in my Documentary Filmmaking class at UCLA that I wanted to share. "Nowruz" is the Farsi term which means [...]