Where Whales Once Walked – Wadi El Hitan

When most people think of Egypt they generally find their mind wandering to pyramids and mummies. Rarely do they realize that there is so much more. One of these hidden gems is Wadi El Hitan or The Valley of the Whales. The Valley of the Whales is a natural UNESCO world heritage site in the Egyptian Western Desert. What’s interesting is that many Egyptian natives … Continue reading Where Whales Once Walked – Wadi El Hitan

VINTAGE FLOWS: Aruba, One Happy Wine-Land

“Red, red wine Stay close to me Don’t let me be alone It’s tearing apart My blue, blue heart” -Ub40, Red Wine Ahh, Aruba! My home away from home! Aruba is my getaway for beautiful beaches, incredible weather, delightful people, delicious food, and surprisingly incredible wine. That’s right. Aruba’s wine culture is rich and currently thriving. In this piece you’re going to find out why … Continue reading VINTAGE FLOWS: Aruba, One Happy Wine-Land

United Charging Extra for Use of Overhead Bins

Traveling has become a more cumbersome and eye rolling experience in the past decade or so. Since after 9/11 there have been new guidelines and rules set by the airliners and government. This has lead to some backlash and yet prices have stayed steady for a good amount of time. This is changing with airliners experimenting with piecemeal service for consumers. This is already evident … Continue reading United Charging Extra for Use of Overhead Bins

How Expensive Has Disneyland Become?

How expensive is too expensive for a ticket to Disneyland? ‏To spend one day at only one park in Disneyland (and assuming you’re an adult), your ticket will cost you $99. If you want to visit Disneyland as well as California Adventure, your ticket jumps up to $155. Disneyland is certainly a fun atmosphere for kids and adults, but is it too pricy? ‏I rallied … Continue reading How Expensive Has Disneyland Become?

the ART: A multi-sensory hotel experience

Denver’s most anticipated luxury hotel, the ART, opened in June, cementing its place in Denver’s flourishing arts and cultural district. The 165-room ART Hotel is a one-of-a-kind hotel experience focused on delivering Denver’s most premier accommodations paired with a world-class art collection, which is woven through the entire guest experience. The restaurant, FIRE, imitates art through cuisine using locally sourced ingredients. As a member of … Continue reading the ART: A multi-sensory hotel experience

Forest Books – San Francisco’s Hidden Bookstore

Located within the hustling and bustling community of San Francisco’s Japan Town, a quiet and quaint bookstore is nestled between the various shops and restaurants. I walked into Forest Books and was greeted by the pleasant smell of goloka nag champa incense, burning slyly against a wooden bookshelf. As soon as I inhaled the pleasant and calming scent, I instantly acquire a peaceful demeanor, with … Continue reading Forest Books – San Francisco’s Hidden Bookstore

Oman’s Al Bustan Palace: Luxury Awaits

Embraced by the Al Hajar Mountains and the Sea of Oman, the Al Bustan Palace (a Ritz-Carlton property) is a serene oasis, tucked away like a jewel in Muscat, Oman. The soaring, marble and gold atrium of the lobby, with its grand arches, crystal chandeliers, and domed ceiling, call to mind a religious space that is opulent yet tastefully elegant. Frankincense, a local treasure, wafts … Continue reading Oman’s Al Bustan Palace: Luxury Awaits

Do The Hamptons Right This Summer

Everyone should have a bucket list that includes spending at least one summer of their lives in the Hamptons. The Hamptons are home to amazing beaches, beautiful scenery, exquisite food, and luxurious getaways. Not only is it a hotspot during the summer tourist season, it is a place to unwind, appreciate, and lounge, especially if you’re doing it right. So, do it right! Here’s how: … Continue reading Do The Hamptons Right This Summer