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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!

    Faith Travel

    Hiking in the Holy Land: How to Hike from Jerusalem to Jericho

    Following in the Footsteps of the Good Samaritan in the Holy Land One of best (and most challenging!) things that I’ve done recently in the Middle East is hike from Jerusalem to Jericho.  It’s something that I’ve wanted to do for years but the timing (plus lack of credible information on how to) had prevented me from doing so.  However, on my 2019 trip to Jerusalem for Easter, I decided that it had to happen.  So, on Holy Saturday, we…

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  • Finding Cheap Flights

    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

    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…