Massachusetts · Packing for Women · Uncategorized

Minimalist Summer Packing: 2 Days in Boston

Surprise! If you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook, you know I just took a surprise trip to Boston! I was there less than two days, so packing minimally was definitely the way to go. If you want to try out minimalist packing on a quick summer getaway, this packing guide is for you!… Continue reading Minimalist Summer Packing: 2 Days in Boston

Qatar · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat in Qatar: Snacks and Sweets

If you’ve been following along with me on my world-wide adventures, you might notice a pattern… My strongest tooth is my sweet tooth! My trip to Qatar was tons of fun and absolutely flavorful. There wasn’t much room for dessert after such large meals (check out my Qatar Page for all the posts about what… Continue reading What to Eat in Qatar: Snacks and Sweets

australia · Passports · Uncategorized

How to Apply for an Australian Tourist Visa

In case you haven’t heard yet… I’m headed to Australia and New Zealand this week! I have two long layovers in Sydney, Australia, on my way to and from Christchurch, New Zealand, and I may be making my way back Down Under in the next few months, so I needed to get a Tourist Visa.… Continue reading How to Apply for an Australian Tourist Visa

Qatar · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat in Qatar: Supper

Hungry? Visit Qatar at suppertime! Everything I ate in Qatar was flavorful and filling, and a meal with my Qatari family and friends was just the way I wanted to end each day. Whether we were eating on the floor or at an elaborate party, we were eating well! Upon Arrival We hit the ground… Continue reading What to Eat in Qatar: Supper

Qatar · Solo Travel Destinations · Uncategorized

Solo Female Travel: Doha, Qatar

It’s true, I set out solo to Doha, Qatar! It’s also true that I stayed with family friends who are from there. But after visiting, I can definitely recommend Qatar as a destination for solo female travelers. This post is your guide to taking on the most open Middle Eastern country—citizens of 80 countries can… Continue reading Solo Female Travel: Doha, Qatar

Travel Lists · Uncategorized

10 Life-changing Trips

Travel in itself is life-changing. But some trips can make you think, make you feel, or make you understand yourself more than other types of trips. So in hopes of inspiring you, here are my top 10 picks for life-changing trips around the world. These trips should be humbling, leaving you with a sense of… Continue reading 10 Life-changing Trips

Qatar · Uncategorized

How to Ride a Camel (and other Qatari Adventures)

My time in Qatar was full of adventures—Arabian nights, learning to haggle, eating pigeon, riding the sand dunes, and even swimming in the Arabian Gulf at sunrise! With so much fun and so many exciting excursions, this post is all about the adventures! How to Ride a Camel When I visited Qatar, I had several… Continue reading How to Ride a Camel (and other Qatari Adventures)

Qatar · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat in Qatar: Lunch

I had the best food in Doha at the Assaf home. My friend Sharifa’s mom makes the most flavorful, freshest, most delicious food, and I got to watch her make parts of it, too! So here it is, this is what I ate for lunch in Qatar. Fish Heads You may have seen whole fish… Continue reading What to Eat in Qatar: Lunch

Qatar · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat: Qatar Airways Business Class

This What I Ate Wednesday is coming at you from the skies! My experience on Qatar Airways was definitely one to remember, and one reason why is the food. Choosing Meals Qatar Airways offers a perk I’ve never heard of before: the ability to choose your meal preference up to two weeks before departure! There… Continue reading What to Eat: Qatar Airways Business Class

Air · Uncategorized

Hidden Benefits of Business Class

If you’ve been following my blog for long, you know that my sweet husband Steve and I are loyal to United and have been enjoying the benefits of 1K status with them for several years. All of my business class experiences have been on United airplanes or with their Star Alliance partners until my trip… Continue reading Hidden Benefits of Business Class