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...]

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...]

Fun Stuff: 50 Things Every Traveler Should Know

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This is a fun infographic that I came across. It's fun. It shows us 50 things that will make us all more culturally aware of the countries we visit, and better travelers in general. So, of course, I had to share it with you. I knew 21 of these, which makes me a "Wandering wayfarer." How many of … [Read more...]

My 2013 Favorite Instagram Travel Photos

Sunset over Paris

This year I decided to do something different. I decided to share my 2013 travel year through my Instagram photos. These are my favorite photos as seen on Instagram. The majority of the photos I take do not make it to Instagram as I take on average 500 photos per city, depending on how long I'm … [Read more...]

Win My Souvenirs!!

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It’s time for another contest!! This one is my Win My Souvenirs travel contest. Want to win my souvenir pack from my Fall 2013 European Tour? Follow and win. :D Post by Black Chick On Tour. … [Read more...]

Jazz in the City: Kansas City

Earnest on the Saxaphone

Kansas City and jazz are as inseparable as Kansas City and its BBQ; it's a part of the city fabric. The vibrations of contemporary jazz echo throughout the many venues, and there is plenty of local talent. Kansas City Jazz is defined by its bebopping free-flowing style. The term "jam session" … [Read more...]

High Times at Seattle Hempfest

iew of Myrtle Park from The Steven Colbert Bridge To Somewhere

There were high times, and high attendance at Seattle's Hempfest. Held August 16 - 18, Seattle's Hempfest has long been a popular event with "indulgers" and non-indulgers alike. This year was no exception, with over 300,000 people passing through the entrances. Seattle Hempfest is the world’s … [Read more...]

Road Trippin’: Rules For Being Shotgun

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  In my family, I'm the driver.  I don't mind, I like to drive.. But, just because a person isn’t driving doesn't mean they get to sit there all brain dead, looking out the window like they’re watching a moving picture. I’ve actually had to tell someone this, which is why I’ve decided to … [Read more...]

San Diego Hometown Tourist: The Flower Fields of Carlsbad

Flower Fields of Carlsbad

It's that time of year and the flowers are in good bloom. For over sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world. The nearly fifty acres of Giant … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Frankenweenie Hollywood Movie Premiere – Celebrity Interviews

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I had the pleasure of working the reporters line while on a recent trip to Los Angeles.  It was awesome. I was reporting from the premiere of Disney's new Tim Burton movie; Frankenweenie.  It's a movie about a boy and his dog and what ensues when he brings his beloved pet dog Sparky back from … [Read more...]