Read This Before You Rent a Car in Europe

Securing a vehicle for ground transportation at my destination is something I have done numerous times. I research the rental companies as well as third party offers through Priceline, Expedia, Orbitz, and other online agencies. Careful consideration is given to selecting the appropriate pick-up location, the dates the car is needed, best amenities, and best … Continue reading Read This Before You Rent a Car in Europe

Facts About Saba You May Not Have Known

Let me introduce you to a Caribbean island that you probably never heard of before. Saba is a small dot on the map, stretching only 3 miles across, located in the middle of the Caribbean Sea. It is often referred to as “the unspoiled queen” because it is largely uncommercial and well preserved. You will … Continue reading Facts About Saba You May Not Have Known

What To Do When You Test COVID Positive When Traveling

It seems that the entire world is tired of staying home for over 2 years, and travel has returned with vengeance. In fact, airline ticket sales are at their all time high and hotel prices have skyrocketed this year. People are traveling abroad despite the confusing and constantly changing policies. For example, Europe now allows … Continue reading What To Do When You Test COVID Positive When Traveling

Where To Find French Food and Culture in St. Martin

Picture a tropical paradise where you have delectable French croissants for breakfast, overlooking crystal clear waters. Surrounded by European travelers, you converse in fluent French. With sailing yachts, blue skies and charming boutiques, it feels a lot like south of France. But you are on the Caribbean island of St. Martin. This unique island shares … Continue reading Where To Find French Food and Culture in St. Martin

New Experiences in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is a charming historic town on the coast of Georgia. Though it’s located only 4 hours drive from Atlanta, many big city dwellers have never been there. In the recent years, Savannah has attracted lots of students, retirees, investors and entrepreneurs. As a result, there are more restored buildings, trendy hotels, and chef driven … Continue reading New Experiences in Savannah, Georgia

Baja is California’s Most Affordable Wine Country

You may have heard of Napa Valley Wine Train or the upscale Sonoma Valley in California. But what if I told you that you can get a similar wine country and fine dining experience at a fraction of the price just south of the border? “Valle De Guadalupe” is an affordable upcoming wine valley of … Continue reading Baja is California’s Most Affordable Wine Country

What’s Cruising Going To Look Like in 2021?

In March 2020, I was scheduled on a Mekong River cruise to Vietnam and Cambodia with AmaWaterways. I had booked my cabins, received my visas, and cleared my calendar. Then the world shut down. Countries closed their borders and cruise ships came to a halt. Eight months later, I still have no idea when my … Continue reading What’s Cruising Going To Look Like in 2021?

Travel Stories That Will Restore Faith in Humanity

Continuing from my last post on uplifting travel stories, here are a few more that will make you believe that people are good everywhere and restore your faith in humanity. Thank You For You! One of my first solo travels abroad was to Morocco. I spent three weeks volunteering at a women’s empowerment center in … Continue reading Travel Stories That Will Restore Faith in Humanity

The Top 10 Most Walkable Cities in The World

I have always been a proponent of exploring cities by walking. By taking guided walking tours with locals, you get to see many of the hidden sights, hear about the cities’ secrets, and learn about the non-touristy places to eat at. When was the last time you walked around a new place without a map, … Continue reading The Top 10 Most Walkable Cities in The World

Here’s How We Pickle Around the World

Coming from a family of at-home gardeners, we have always planted a summer garden. Typically, we grow herbs and vegetables such as basil, sage, tomatoes, and of course, cucumbers.  Every summer, we plant cucumbers so we can make our family‚Äôs favorite – refrigerator pickles. Never heard of refrigerator pickles before? Essentially, they are homemade bread … Continue reading Here’s How We Pickle Around the World