Raven's Landing Turkish Towel Review

Turkey continues to be one of the many destinations that I long to visit but in the meantime I’ve found a remarkable way to embrace Turkish culture with my new Raven’s Landing peshtemal (towel). Handmade by 7th generation master weavers, Raven’s Landing is an Australian based company that creates luxurious Turkish towels which pay homage to the old Turkish tradition of handlooming.…

Things to do in Maasai Mara Kenya

Have you ever wanted to see wildlife in their natural habitat and experience local African cultures like the Maasai tribe? Considered a “must see” in Kenya, the Maasai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular national parks in Africa. Maasai Mara preserves the savannah wilderness in Southwestern Kenya along the Kenya and Tanzania border.…

Day Trips From Dubrovnik: From Dubrovnik to Kotor Road Trip Guide

With the Adriatic Sea to the West and five surrounding countries to the East, Croatia is an excellent destination if you want to explore the Balkans. Croatia shares a border with Montenegro, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since my best friend and I were spending five days in Dubrovnik, a popular coastal city in Croatia, we decided that we would also tack on a day trip.…

How to travel when you don't know the language.

Ever since I was young I wanted to visit Paris. The iconic Eiffel Tower, the small bistros, quaint art galleries in Montmartre and the colorful macaroons made Paris the #1 destination on my hit list for many years. But as you can imagine I had a lot of concerns about traveling to a country where I did not speak the language.…

Food Trucks in Nashville Tennessee

With apps and metasearch engines like Hitlist and Whiskr helping travelers find more affordable flights, destinations like Nashville, Tennessee are becoming more accessible. Whether you’re spending a weekend with friends in the soulful city or on a business trip, Nashville has a variety of IHG Hotels conveniently located near historic attractions, street art, shopping malls and restaurants.…

Abbey Court Hostel

Abbey Court Hostel is a popular, budget-friendly hostel with en-suite bathrooms in Dublin, Ireland. Although there are many hostels in Dublin, I chose to stay at Abbey Court because at 38 € a night, it had the most affordable four bed, female dorm in Dublin. The hostel is also near lots of public transportation options (buses and trains) and offered free breakfast (which is always a plus).…

San Francisco Weekend Guide: Things To Do in San Francisco

Oh San Francisco, how I’ve missed you!

From the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to vintage cable cars, moody skies and the hilly landscape, there’s never a dull moment exploring the ever-changing City by the Bay. With so many must-see attractions as well as local gems, it’s easy to soak up the city’s vibes doing whatever your heart desires.…

Things To Do After Buying A House

After buying a house, there are a ton of things to do like changing the locks, painting and moving in. However in a frenzy, most new homeowners forget one important thing, setting up the necessary financial systems for paying the mortgage. I know this may seem like a no-brainer but hear me out because this is less about affordability and more about creating a simple process for making on time monthly payments.…

What are index funds and how do you start investing?

As a new homeowner, this past year has been a financial roller coaster. From unexpected repairs to buying new furniture, I’ve spent the last year depleting my savings and paying off debt. But now that my credit cards are all paid off, it is time to start focusing on building wealth which means learning how to trade and invest.