Qatar · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Drink in Qatar

This is a first for the blog! This is not my typical “What I Ate” post. I ate and drank so many new things on my trip to Qatar, I decided to do a post all about just the beverages! And stay tuned; I’ll be blogging all about breakfast, lunch, and supper in the coming… Continue reading What to Drink in Qatar

travel planning · Uncategorized

Travel Mistakes (You May Be Making)

No one likes to be corrected–perhaps especially not me! But no one also likes to do the wrong things–perhaps especially when traveling and being outside of what is familiar. So I’m my sweet, traveling husband and I have put our heads together to come up with a list of mistakes we and others have made… Continue reading Travel Mistakes (You May Be Making)

Qatar · Uncategorized · what to pack

What Men and Women Wear in the Middle East

It’s a very special What I Wore Wednesday! This week it’s not about what I would wear, but what the Qatari people traditionally wear. My trip to Qatar was fascinating, and I learned so much! One of the things that concerned me most was dressing appropriately, but I really had nothing to worry about. Qatar… Continue reading What Men and Women Wear in the Middle East

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What to Know Before You Visit Qatar

Is Qatar on your “to go” list? I recently had a unique opportunity to visit some family friends there this summer, and I learned so much! So I came up with this great list of things to know before you go! Terminology The official language of Qatar is Arabic. All the words below are spelled… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Qatar

Fitness and Wellness · Shop · Uncategorized

Your Feet and Your Travels

How are your feet? It’s not your typical conversation starter, but it’s an important question! I’ve been seeing more and more questions lately from travelers about their feet: “What shoes are best for so much walking?” “What cute sandals are out there that won’t hurt my feet?” “How do you deal with blisters?” “Help! I… Continue reading Your Feet and Your Travels

Qatar · Uncategorized

10 Things To Do in Qatar

If you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook, you know I just got home from an epic trip to the tiny Middle Eastern country of Qatar! I had a pretty unique experience there because I stayed with a Qatari family. They were so gracious and made sure I got to experience only the very… Continue reading 10 Things To Do in Qatar

Air · Qatar · Uncategorized

Qatar Airways Business Class

I am so excited to share this experience with you! I’ve heard over and over again that the Middle Eastern airlines are the best in the world, and I have finally experienced the excitement for myself. Not only was it less expensive to fly Qatar Airways from D.C. to Doha, Qatar, than it would have… Continue reading Qatar Airways Business Class

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What About Qatar?

If you’ve been following along on Facebook and Instagram, you know I just got home from an epic trip to Doha, Qatar. I got a lot of shocked and quizzical looks when I started telling people I planned to visit Qatar (and in summer, no less!), so I was inspired to write a post exclusively… Continue reading What About Qatar?

Uncategorized · what to pack

How to Pack the Perfect Carry-on

It never fails. Whether I’m at the airport or meeting up with friends on my travels, and they all ask me the same thing: That’s all you brought? I take it as the highest packing praise! It’s one thing to pack light, but it’s another to pack well. By pack well, I mean packing efficiently and… Continue reading How to Pack the Perfect Carry-on

Uncategorized · Washington DC

D.C. for History Lovers

People come to Washington, D.C., for work, vacation, educational trips, and any other number of reasons. One of the things that drew me to my nation’s Capital is its history. The monuments and memorials exist for the sole purpose of helping us all remember the past, and the Smithsonian, the largest museum institution in the… Continue reading D.C. for History Lovers