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 [...]
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 [...]
On April 10, 2017, Austrian Air made an exciting announcement: their first nonstop service to the West Coast, to our lovely town of Los Angeles! Boeing 777-200 aircraft. Photo Courtesy of Austrian Airlines. Nonstop Flight: Los Angeles to Vienna Starting summer of 2017, Austrian Airlines will offer up to six flights per week between Vienna to LA on the Boeing [...]
My Travel article on Samaná, Dominican Republic as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2017, read it here.
Celebrating Koningsdag in Amsterdam paved way to the deepest and richest cultural experience one can experience while visiting Holland.
Bad Girls do it Well. I'm rocking out to M.I.A's latest hit "Bad Girls". Catchy beat & a visually exotic music video filmed in Morocco, the #1 country currently on my To-Travel list. Her latest controversy was her middle-finger at the Superbowl half-time performance with Madonna [...]
I'm sitting here in "Tehrangeles" watching the newest reality show, "Shahs of Sunset". Westwood is the home of UCLA & the largest Persian population outside of Iran. How convenient as I nibble on 'Sangak' (a wheat-sourdough flat bread known to be Iran's national bread) dipped in 'Maast-o Moussir' (yogurt with shallots) and Ghormeh Sabzi. My [...]
From Samos, we took the Ferry at 1:30 pm to Mykonos and arrived at 7 pm. We rode the Hellenic Seaways (50$) Yacht which was nicer than any Yacht I've ever been on. The first 2 floors are work area and the 3rd/4th-floor are savvy parking lots for cars and motorcycles. The 6th and 7th floor [...]
I have now been in Goa for the third and final night. This will be the last night of my first solo backpacking trip after 3 weeks of traveling through India. I hope you do enjoy my Diary as a Solo Female Traveller in Goa laid out from morning to night in 3 days. Anjuna Beach is [...]