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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Dia de los Muertos Festivities

October 30-31, 2017–Mexico City, Mexico Arriving a few days before Dia de los Muertos, the festivities were in full effect!  I was lucky enough to stay in the heart of the Centro District, right smack in the middle of all the excitement.  There was a festival to my right, and a festival to my left. …

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Welcome to Traveling-Trish

This is it..It’s happening… I’ve dreamed, visualized, and worked my tail off to get to this point…so here it is, MY FIRST OFFICIAL BLOG POST!  My greatest passions in life are now becoming real. No more dreaming or imagining, although I’m still pinching myself just to make sure. First, let’s start with a little background…

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