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 tips for traveling to [...]
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.
Holland celebrated their King’s birthday (Willem-Alexander) for the 3rd year in a row. This fun event is known as “Koningsdag” or “King’s Day” and is held on April 27, a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Two of the Netherland’s largest brands, KLM and Heineken, joined forces to celebrate this special occasion in variety of ways [...]
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 [...]
The Persian Version of Jersey Shore I'm sitting here in Westwood "Tehrangulous" watching the newest reality show, "Shahs of Sunset", the hometown of UCLA & a huge Persian population. How convenient as I nibble on 'Sangak' (a wheat-sourdough flat bread known to be Iran's national bread) dipped in 'Most o'Moussir' (yogurt with shallots) and 'Ghormeh [...]