What really makes the GREAT WALL of China so great?!

January 2018–Beijing, China “What really makes the Great Wall of China so great?”  The question that had been floating in my mind all the way back into September when I booked a trip to China, just to see the ever-so-famous GREAT WALL.  Of course, I remember learning about the Great Wall at some point in…

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Enter into the ‘Rose City’

July 2017–Petra, Jordan I have to be honest, I wasn’t overly excited for my visit to Petra while in Jordan.  Since everyone claimed it was a must-see destination, and since I had previously put the goal into place to visit ALL of the new seven World Wonders, it also became a must-see for me.  So…

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Chichen Iza: A Mayan Mystery

November 2017–Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula After my tequila-filled, cultural tour of Mexico City for the Day of the Dead celebrations, I jetted over to Cancun, Mexico for the sole purpose of exploring the massive architectural complex of Mayan ruins that is Chichen Itza! In my mind, Chichen Itza consisted of one major step pyramid, with a…

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Journey to the New Seven World Wonders

June 2017–Agra, India It all started with a quick 36 hour escape to Delhi to visit a few temples, with a day in Agra to experience the Taj Mahal.  I needed to cash in some Etihad flight miles… So what better way than to see a World Wonder? In all honesty, I didn’t have a…

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