The Barton Creek Greenbelt, Austin TX

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to thee: The Barton Creek Greenbelt. I randomly fell across a “Greatest Hiking Trails in the U.S.” article and when clicking through noticed The Barton Creek Greenbelt made the list. Whaaaaaaaaaat?! I’ve never hiked the trail before & I live on the damn thing.  Literally, you can get there from my […]

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Super Casual – Intro. To 6th Street, Austin TX

Austin’s 6th Street.   For people who haven’t heard of it, 6th Street refers to a few blocks in downtown Austin full of bars & entertainment that is closed off to cars on the weekends –> Party central for Austin, TX. Some people are happy about it, some people are sad about it but this part of 6th Street is also […]

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What To Wear – In Dubai

What can you wear in Dubai? Don’t you have to be covered? I get asked this question all the time – Traveling to the Middle East & figuring out what’s appropriate for women. I’ve previously written about women in the Middle East, and what it was like to live there as a woman… But this post […]

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Dubai – 10 Tips To Pull Off A Perfect Trip

Dubai Marina

Take notes ladies & gentlemen – Last week I shared your MUST DO bucket list for Dubai & in order to keep that list as short as possible I left out a lot of tips, tricks, & notes to bring with you. Here are your 10 Vacation Notes to get through a trip to Dubai in the best […]

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Your PERFECT Dubai Vacation Itinerary!

The Perfect Dubai Vacation Itinerary Must Do List

Dubai! Dubai! Dubai! One of the questions I get asked these days is recommendations of what to do while visiting Dubai. Shortly after – I realized I never made a useful list of what to do when you decide to vacation in Dubai, which is really stupid considering I lived there for a year and […]

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Vacation in The New York City Emergency Room

If you follow me on Instagram you know I went to New York last weekend. Wafiq and I were especially excited to be in New York because some friends from Dubai were also in town… We got in late Thursday night, went to eat {delicious} Italian, then went to sleep. Friday, we decided to go […]

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Weekend Vibes: South Congress, Austin TX

South Congress, Austin TX South Congress is home to A TON of familiar places.  I remember first visiting Austin and driving down SouthCongress in complete awe. Local shops line the curbs and the beautiful Austin Skyline stands tall at the end of the road  {…and I want to take you there with me}.   Let’s get […]

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Life Goals: Packing Light

I’m going to New York this weekend – Ouiiiiiiiii! Wafiq’s sister is traveling to New York, so we thought it would be a fun weekend to meet up – Stay tuned.   TODAY I want to discuss packing.  How do you guys pack for weekend trips?  Except for the past 7 months or so I […]

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Earth Day Inspo. (Yes. Earth Day).

With Earth Day right around the corner I wanted to address a major pet peeve. Excess paper and plastic. It’s VERY 1999 to bag your groceries with paper or plastic, drink out of plastic water bottles, or use ziplock bags. Ew. If you’re doing any of the above, this is an intervention. Once you train […]

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The Best Sweet Treat in the World! Promise.

Dates!!!! AHHHH Dates! I love them so much (and you will too. Promise). I didn’t think it would be possible to find yummy dates in America but I’m here to confirm it is!  You may have to do a little hunting, but the hunt is worth the catch.   Basics:  Dates come from Date Palms. […]

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