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8 03, 2019

Lebanon’s Surf, Sun & Craft Brew at Colonel Reef

By | March 8th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , |

Visiting Lebanon soon? Make sure you budget a few days time to relax in my favorite town of Batroûn. It's the ultimate beach destination for relaxation, sun, surf, yoga, good food, hiking and even ski activities during the winter time in it's mountainside. Batroûn, just an hour north of Beirut, is a charming beach town all [...]

9 02, 2019

Hotel Riu Palace: The Posh Cancun Resort

By | February 9th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , |

Hotel Riu Palace is a posh, luxury resort located just 2 miles from Playa del Carmen in Cancun, Mexico. This all-inclusive hotel is the ideal place to stay for a few days of pure relaxation in the safely protected and lively Playacar Community. The hotel has it's own private white sand beach with full service (24/7) [...]

8 01, 2019

Home Sweet Hacienda Encantada

By | January 8th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , |

Welcome home to Hacienda Encantada! Located on the quieter end of the Cabo coast, an enchanted paradise who's name itself conjures up the sounds of coming home. Having grown up in Southern California my whole life, I admit that I had never been to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico until recently. I finally made the very [...]

16 07, 2018

Food Specialties of Cinque Terre & Liguria

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Italy|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

20 02, 2018

6 Things You Must Do in Monte Carlo

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: Europe|Tags: , |

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 [...]

16 09, 2017

Killer Shrimp with a Killer View

By | September 16th, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

One of Marina Del Rey's most popular restaurants, Killer Shrimp, serves a Spicy Seafood Broth and Cucumber Lime Mint Gin Martini that is simply perfecto after a Paddle-board Session! Recently, I've found myself spending more time in this cozy, friendly area which contains chiller vibes and less of a crowd (than neighboring Santa Monica). The [...]

12 09, 2017

Fresh Poke: South Maui Fish Company

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Hawaii|Tags: , , |

On your next trip to Maui, your first grub stop must be to South Maui Fish Company for the freshest Poke Bowl! With the establishment being ranked #1 out of 675 restaurants in Maui on TripAdvisor, I had to taste the hype! Once I hopped in my rented mini-SUV from the Kahului airport, I drove 20 [...]

4 09, 2017

Cuba Travel Tips for Americans

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: Cuba|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Traveling to Cuba as an American may seem very complicated and intimidating. It is actually a lot easier than I expected having done some research ahead of time and talking to friends that have traveled there in the past year. After traveling there for 9 days, I have compiled some practical Cuba Travel Tips and resources [...]

3 08, 2017

Biking Tour of Batroun

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

23 07, 2017

Darma Ji Guesthouse & Yoga by the Sea

By | July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]