Best Things To Eat While in Karpathos, Greece.

My trip to Karpathos, the second larges of the Dodecanese Islands in Greece was a very different experience than my normal visits. I usually spend my summers in Greece, but…

10 Things You Don’t Need to Pack in Your Suitcase

Shampoo and shower gel A lot of people carry travel size shampoo and shower gel. However, to avoid spilling, it is okay to abandon them altogether. If you are going…

4 Books To Buy For The Travel Loving Person In Your Life

Even though the holidays are over, there is never a bad time to buy that travel loving person in your life a travel related present. The one thing these books…

5 Reasons Morocco Should Be Your Next Trip

Last April I had the opportunity to travel through Morocco. Throughout my trip I visited Casablanca, Marrakech, Ouarzazate, and the Sahara Desert. We scaled the Atlas Mountains by teetering bus…

Natotela Umunandi – Travelling Somewhere Truly Foreign

When looking to study abroad, look beyond the typical destinations. Natotela umunandi means “Thank you, friend” in Bemba, the language of northeast Zambia. I learned this phrase in a futile…

A Mini Guide To Hanoi City

Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam was recently ranked the 2nd in “top 25 destinations in Asia” by Tripadvisor. My lovely hometown packs in its tiny size thousands of years…

Traveling Solo Or In A Group

Organizing your trip is always an exciting time; planning where to go, how long to go for, and who to go with. Personally, figuring out whether you should travel by…

10 Books That Will Inspire You to Travel

Reading provides a looking glass to the world and allows us to travel without ever leaving the house. Here are a list of 10 books to inspire you to travel,…

Supercharge Your Weekend in Shanghai, China

Have the Time of Your Life in the Biggest City in the World After backpacking through China, I had two nights to spend in my final destination: Shanghai. The entire…

Why I Avoid Checking Bags When Flying and How I Do It.

Everyone’s heard – and some have experienced – those travel horror stories of a traveller’s bags not making it to their destination or being lost forever. To be honest, this…

12 Reasons to Travel Any Time of Year

Cape Minstrel Carnival – Cape Town, South Africa This carnival begins January 2nd and goes for an entire month. There are marching troupes in bright-colored costumes and glitter everywhere. It…

What To Do With 1 Week In São Paulo, Brazil

This past May of 2019 I got to spend a week in São Paulo, Brazil’s largest city. The trip was part of an MBA course I was taking, called “Doing…

How To Get The Most Out of 5 Days In Marrakech

1. Learn some Arabic or French! While many people in Marrakech know English, it wouldn’t kill you to learn a little before you go. Americans don’t have the greatest reputations abroad…

10 Reasons Why Asia Should Be Your Next Adventure

Do you have an itch for adventure? Do you want to go boldly where fewer tourists have gone before? Is Europe too expensive? Do you really love seafood? I have…

Expectations for a first time trip to China.

Fear and anticipation for my first trip to Shanghai, Beijing and Xi’an. This weekend, I will be embarking on my very first solo trip – and to China, no less!…

5 Mouth Watering Places to Eat in Cape Town for Vegetarians

Authentic and meat-free South African options in Cape Town If you didn’t gain weight after your trip to South Africa, then you didn’t eat at the right places. The food is full…

Top 5 Less Obvious Things to do in Cape Town

Five things you will love to do in Cape Town (that aren’t a safari) for any lover of local life, adrenaline junkie or adventurous world traveler! Many students and travelers come…

Summer 2020 Collection: Fab Four Unmissable Travel Hot Spots

If you’ve not got your travel plans in shape yet for this summer, it’s time to get to it! Read on for our whistle-stop tour around Europe. Depending on your…

Honey Baked Ham

Ingredients: 1/2 - cup pear, apple or apple harvest blend juice1/2 - cup honey3 1/2 - 5 pound ham (spiral cut smoked, fully cooked)1/2 - cup firmly brown sugarmini hand…

Top 10 Things to do in Bali

Scuba diving: This was by far my favorite activity during my time in Bali. Whether you’re certified or have never dived before, the scuba instructors are accommodating to all levels.…

Planes Trains and Automobiles: How to Travel through SE Asia

I spent three of the best months in South East Asia this past summer studying and traveling through Thailand, Cambodia and Bali. Needless to say, I became very comfortable getting…

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

I’m SO thrilled that this recipe for Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles was a huge hit in my house, coming off the tails of those inedible macaroons. These cookies marry all the…

Was China How I Expected?

A Follow-up to My Expectations for a First-Time trip to China A few weeks ago, I returned from my first solo trip to Beijing, Datong, Xi’an and Shanghai. It was…

FRIED CHICKEN RECIPE

Southerners have a love going on with fried chicken, fried fish, and fried potatoes. Ok, you get it we just like fried foods. This is the best fried chicken and…

2 INGREDIENT GLUTEN-FREE BROWNIES

In a world gone mad there will be cake. That came to me while praying for the victims during the Boston Marathon Bombing. My babies were all in school and…

Janet Banana Bread Recipe

It's officially spring since this morning! Oh yeah, didn't you know that the equinox falls on the 20th this year? I didn't know that either! But that's great news, since…
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