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Rooftop Deck in San Felipe

Out of the blue I received an email from a friend titled, "Best Travel Deal Everrrrrrrr!" And, since she never emails I figured it must be good. This email goes on to explain how a group of friends is renting a house in San Felipe. They're all meeting in San Diego and road tripping the 4.5 hours to … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] San Felipe Local Shares Things To Do

San Felipe Terri and Kat

While in San Felipe I had the pleasure of meeting Kat. She has lived in San Felipe more than 20 years, and she is just one of thousands of expats who now call San Felipe home. She share's with us her love of this desert coastal town, and the top three things that you must do when you visit San … [Read more...]

Inforgraphic: How To Get Cheap Airfare

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The way to get cheap airfare is to know how they price so that you can avoid the tickets that will fall into the higher pricing tiers. This infographic will show you how to get cheap airfare. … [Read more...]

Travel Inspiration: Say Yes To Travel!!

San Felipe Sunset

I hope to inspire you to, "Say Yes To Travel!!" If I hadn't said, "Yes," to San Felipe, in Baja California, I would never have experienced the beautiful sunset captured in this photo. I said, "Yes," despite the fact that I only knew one of the six other travelers. And, I said, "Yes," to sharing a … [Read more...]

Living in Saudi Arabia: The Early Years

Shaybah Sand Dunes

Following is an excerpt from my upcoming ebook, Living in Saudi Arabia; The Early Years. The Portal Was Open Thursday, February 04, 2010 A few days back I was standing in line in the produce section of LuLu's. There is an area in which you can have your fresh pineapples, peeled and sliced for … [Read more...]

Living In Saudi Arabia: What Should I Bring?

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What should I bring with me to Saudi Arabia? When it comes to people wanting tips on moving to Saudi Arabia, this is the number one question that I receive. In this video I answer that question. You may be surprised at the answer.   … [Read more...]

How to Attend Award Shows

Where else can you see Rihanna and Britney Spears on the same stage but at an awards show.

Attending award shows have gotten easier and easier. The American Music Awards and the Billboard Awards are two award shows that offer tickets to the public. Recently the BET Awards entered the arena of offering tickets to the public. And, there are a few others as well. Only at an televised awards … [Read more...]

Living in Saudi Arabia – Camel Crossing

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This is an old photo, but I thought I would share the camel crossing anyway. When I first arrived in Saudi Arabia, I was totally amazed to see camels crossing the roads, or just roaming around in general. Camels are pretty much easy to spot once you leave the city. It's not unusual to find them just … [Read more...]

You Know You’ve Been Living in Saudi Arabia…

Sand dunes and Mosque in Shaybah, Saudi Arabia

I just came across this while editing my eBook Black Chick in Saudi - The Early Years. When I first made the decision to join my husband in Saudi Arabia, like everyone else, I started to do some research. During that time, I came across this piece. I thought it was funny, though at the time, I … [Read more...]

It’s Shoulder Season!!

St George's, Grenada

The time to buy is now! Shoulder season is approaching for many locations, especially in Europe. What is shoulder season? Shoulder season is the time between peak and off-peak seasons. This means fewer crowds, and lower prices. With fewer travelers, expect to see lower prices for both hotels and … [Read more...]