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I’ve always had a passion for travel. From childhood summer vacations visiting U.S. national parks to college study abroad experiences in Argentina, Brazil, and Ecuador, I caught the travel bug early in life and haven’t been able to stop. After college, graduate school, and five years of work, I decided to leave the working world behind for a year-long round-the-work (RTW) trip that led me to Amman, Jordan, where I’m currently living as an expat. While I have a permanent base in Amman, I’m still traveling the world and sharing my stories from the road as often as I can. So far, I’ve visited 36 countries…and counting!

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    Charming Sharm: Weekend Escape to Sharm el Sheikh

    View of Cleopatra from the Pier

    Earlier this summer, I took advantage of a four-day weekend to explore a nearby country I had yet to visit — Egypt! As Ramadan comes to an end each year, the Muslim world celebrates Eid Al Fitr — Feast of Breaking the Fast — which marks the end of a month of fasting.  Eid also means a four-day weekend for celebrations.  To take advantage this time off of work, relax, and explore somewhere I hadn’t been before, I headed to…

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    My Top Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

    During the past few months, several people have come to me for advice on finding cheap flights.  While I’m definitely not an expert, I do have a good bit of experience…

  • Top 15 of 2015
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    Top 15 of 2015!

    It’s hard to believe that 2015 has come to a close.  It was a year of travel but also a year of changes. After traveling for the first 8 months of…

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    Discovering a Different Amman

    This week marks two months that I’ve been in Jordan.  In some ways, it’s hard to believe that two months have already flown by.  However, after not having a place to…