Morocco and The Sahara

I had the opportunity to go to Morocco and The Sahara for a 15 day trip.  It was really magical, educational and very eye and heart opening.  I had no expectations and so for me it was a true adventure which unfolded itself-one “magical-day” at a time… What I came to discover was that Morocco…

Santiago-Patagonia-Buenos Aires

As I looked out at the grey building and the freezing weather I knew that it was time to head out of DodgeLOL! This time I decided to visit Santiago, then fly to the Patagonia region and then finish my adventure by visiting Buenos Aires. So after an overnight flight to Santiago, we arrived in…

Bali: Scenes from a Market!

In my recent visit to Bali I stayed in Ubud at Villa Agung Khalia.  I had the opportunity to visit the market in Ubud as part of a Balinese Cooking Class experience. The sites and sounds of the market just delighted me and I wanted to share what I saw in a simple display of…

A Trip to Iceland

For the longest time, I’ve been wanting to visit Iceland and I finally got there by taking a trip with http://www.zirkeltheworld.com. The tour was for five days and four nights and I knew that would be enough for me at this point in the summer and to bring me into the Fall. So first let…

Route 28-Way to Go!

Time to get out of Dodge and I decided to take a short weekend adventure on Route 28 through the Catskills with the Zirkel the World (www.zirkeltheworld.com). So we left the city about 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and headed off to Route 28 to visit Phoenicia, Margaretville, Andes and Roxbury (with an overnight in Roxbury-more…

New York City Women’s Travel Fest Rocked!

This past Saturday I attended New York City’s Women’s Travel Fest (www.womenstravelfest.com). It was held at Angel Oresanz Foundation for Contemporary Art, 172 Norfolk Street from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and it was fantabulous. The day’s event was extremely well organized with more than 300 attendees and some of the guest speakers who shared…

Washington DC Weekend-Shot Down by Snow!

My cousin and I decided to attend the 2014 Aipac Conference in Washington DC from March 2nd to March 4th and then spend another day or two sightseeing.  The mission of Aipac (www.aipac.org) is to strengthen, protect, and promote the United States-Israel relationship in ways that will enhance the security of both of these great…

Katmandu, Nepal-My Dream Come True

How exciting!  I’m in Katmandu, Nepal.  I’ve always thought how great it would be to visit Katmandu especially after having visited Tibet a few years back.  I wanted to see where the Tibetans had escaped to when the Chinese took over and finally here I was! It took us an hour to fly from Varanasi…