Qatar: Doha on a Dime

Qatar: Doha on a Dime

A jewel in the desert sands, the Qatar peninsula sits surrounded by crystalline Persian Gulf waters. In its early days, Qatar was sustained mainly by the pearling industry, with fluctuations of its wealth coming from the changing value of pearls. After a brief stint...
8 Hidden Beaches of Puerto Rico

8 Hidden Beaches of Puerto Rico

With spring underway and summer soon to follow, it’s time to start thinking about some great beaches to visit to soak in that summer sun and salty sea air. These Puerto Rican gems are great to keep in mind during any season of the year, since Puerto Rico’s year-round...
Visiting Princess Diaries Locations in San Francisco

Visiting Princess Diaries Locations in San Francisco

The Princess Diaries was every girl’s dream in the early 2000s. The witty Garry Marshall film is about a girl who discovers she’s a princess, gets a makeover, and falls in love. Perfect plot. Perfect Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews duo. Perfectly quotable movie.  And,...
7 Things to Know for Your Backpacking Adventure

7 Things to Know for Your Backpacking Adventure

Thinking about your dream backpacking trip all across Europe, where you eat your way through the countryside and the towns? How do the Southern Alps of New Zealand sound, as you walk the trails of the fellowship? Or are you more up for the 2,160-mile Appalachian...