Top 5 Things to Do in San Diego

In San Diego, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy, whether you love fitness, the outdoors, beaches, partying, style, or eating well. There is always something happening throughout

Los Cabos’ Hacienda Encantada

Jetting off south of the border for my Mexican vacation was just what the doctor ordered. I booked one week at the gorgeous Hacienda Encantada Resort and Spa,

Go West, Young Woman, Go West!!!!!!

Go West, young woman, go West!!! The Western region of Abu Dhabi is probably one of the lesser celebrated regions of the United Arab Emirates.  Most first time

21c Museum Hotel and The Hive

Northwest Arkansas. An unexpected surprise of incredible art and refined country cooking. In my humble opinion, not very many people know Bentonville other than as Wal-Mart town. This

Las Vegas {In 3 Bites}

There's a saying that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.  And while I might agree to play along in most instances, when it comes to sharing three

Love in Ubud, Bali

I’ve been a fan of the novel Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert for years.  Before knowing anything about the book, I assumed the “love” would take place


Wonders of Croatia

Rafting on the Cetina river was extremely entertaining filled with numerous white water rapids and cold water fun. Brač is the beautiful island in the Adriatic Sea within Croatia, although the water was cold it was difficult not to immerse yourself in the tropical atmosphere. Krka National Park is a nature reserve with walking trails, waterfalls & castle ruins. Whether Read more »

Fun around Europe

Kayla holding a hawk in Hungary           Here I am enjoying some of the sights and sounds of Europe! The Royal Castle, or as some call it, Buda Castle, it was completed in 1265 and was the previous home of many Hungarian kings. My first time every holding a hawk! After a long walk up to the Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary, this brown hawk was awaiting to be held and posed with. Read more »

Meet Kayla!

Kayla in red coat Hi! Let me introduce myself, my name is Kayla; I am a curious, 21-year-old looking to immerse myself in unique cultures and influence others from my experiences. I am optimist, traveler, lover of all foods, and of course, as I cannot forget to mention, a student looking to enhance my knowledge in the world. As a junior in college, I am currently studying abroad in Florence, Italy for the semester. Read more »

Italian Moments

Altesino Winery - Montalcino - Tuscany, Italy Just a couple of random and memorable photos from my time spent in bell'Italia!   I expected to return to Piazza Michelangelo in Florence; but surprisingly, the rose gardens below the Piazza were open! Three months later and I still venture to new parts of this beautiful city. Ever wish you were in a fairytale? My wish came true by visiting this enchanting city with no cars nor roads, Read more »

Eating Gelato

Gelato in San Gimignano, Italy

I am having an amazing time in Italy.

Here I am enjoying a delicious triage of salted caramel, nutella and almond ricotta gelato in a waffle cone from the amazing Gelateria Dondoli in San Gimignano, Italy. Best 4 € ever spent.






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Fast and Fervid Fun at F1

Scoring a ticket to one of the world’s most coveted racing events is arguably no ordinary feat. Once you have missed the deadline for purchasing tickets, it undoubtedly becomes about who you know and strategically working your black book. You have to know someone, who knows “someone”, who knows “someone”. And having been dubbed a “newbie” in the UAE, I wasn’t quite sure how compelling Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Clique

Clique Pool Party Addition It’s almost day party season!    And if you’re in San Diego, you’ll want to check out Clique.  Clique is not so much a party but a movement. They are passionate about art, music and the underground club scene and they want YOU to be a part of their clique.   Each party aims to stimulate you through sight and sound.  Artists inspired by the people and music of Clique create paintings Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Bounce Sundays

Bounce Thumbnail On this cold winter’s day, I want to bring you back, to the warm days of summer on a sun-drenched patio in the city of San Diego, with the gorgeous Pacific ocean in the background; where DJ sets come alive with live instruments and sun sets to music.   Today’s we’re going to Bounce Sundays. The founders of Bounce Sundays wanted bring something a little different to the San Diego Sunday Funday Read more »

Odyssey to a Greek Isle: Hydra

The advantage of traveling with a local is that you become privy to information that you would ordinarily miss when traveling solo.  I was fortunate to have heeded my friend, Anastasia’s advice to venture outside Athens and do a three-day excursion to Hydra, one of mainland Greece’s 227 islands.  I just knew that I would be serendipitously discovering one of Greece’s gems. If your idea of Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Souleil Opening Party 2014

Dancing JPG Day parties just happen to be one of the best inventions ever! They’ve been around for a while, but day parties and clubs have really taken off in the past few years. Instead of being hotbox of a nightclub, you can enjoy the sun, and actually get a good look at the person you’re talking; all while dancing your butt off and getting home at a decent time so your face doesn’t betray the day you Read more »