Traveling to Cuba as an American has been confusing and intimidating. With the lift of sanctions back in 2015, many Americans excitedly traveled there. Then with the constant change by the trump administration, some have canceled trips or are scared to go. Traveling to Cuba is actually a lot easier than the news portrays. And [...]
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 [...]
My Travel article on Catalina Island: Island of Romance as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2017, read it here.
My Travel article on Samaná, Dominican Republic as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2017, read it here.
As the daylight savings switches our clock back an hour, delaying our Sunset to a timely 8pm and the California warmth approaches to the perfect 78 degrees, it's also time for the beach! While Californians can virtually go to the beach 350 days out of the year (when it doesn't rain), we have been so [...]
There is a famous song in the 90's by TLC which advised not to chase waterfalls, but to stick with the rivers and lakes that we are use to. But what if you could have it all? I believe that we should chase waterfalls, metaphorically and physically. If we don't chase after waterfalls to places and [...]
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Winter Edition – Bali, Indonesia.
The Tranquil Islands of Loreto, Mexico Loreto, Mexico Loreto, located on the Sea of Cortez, is one of famous oceanographer, Jacques Cousteau's, favorite places in the world. With his nickname for Loreto being "The Aquarium of the World", it should convince any ocean lover to visit for an Island Tour of Loreto, Mexico. Yet, Loreto [...]
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 [...]