Visiting the Mackenzie Basin in New Zealand

Located in the south center of the South Island of New Zealand, in between the plains of Canterbury and the mountains of the Southern Alps, is the scenic area of the Mackenzie Basin. When planning our trip to New Zealand, I compared itineraries that I had seen online and I was shocked that some didn't... Continue Reading →


Free Museum Thursdays in Houston

If you ever find yourself just randomly off from work or you're visiting from out of town and it's a Thursday, there are some great places to go and visit in Houston for FREE! Here's the lowdown: Always Free: Asia Society Texas Center (except Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery) Contemporary Arts Museum Houston DiverseWorks Houston Center... Continue Reading →

Marfa, TX Getaway

Marfa, Texas is not a big city. It's a small artsy town about 9 hours away from my hometown of Houston. My husband and I felt spontaneous and decided to go there since we had a few days off from work. Going in the middle of January, we didn't get to see much action but... Continue Reading →

A Week in Iceland

We arrived to Iceland early in the morning. First thing we did was check in at the Gray Line tour counter for our transfer to Reykjavik with a stopover at The Blue Lagoon.This was the best thing, because it definitely woke us up after the long flight from Boston on WOW Airlines. The Blue Lagoon... Continue Reading →

Split, Croatia

We took a bus ride from Dubrovnik to Split. It took about 4 .5 hours with a few stops along the way to pick some people up. It was inexpensive, comfortable, had bathrooms, and free wifi. We arrived in Split at the port. It was very convenient as it is right where all the ferries,... Continue Reading →


From Athens we ventured on to Dubrovnik, Croatia. It's also known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, or to you modern day folks, King's Landing ( from the HBO series Game of Thrones). We arrived to the airport at nighttime, took the bus and got dropped off at Pile Gate in front of the Old... Continue Reading →

Athens to Meteora Roadtrip

We arrived in Athens from Santorini early in the morning, rented our car from, and then hit the road with only a road map and no GPS. Driving around and out of Athens there are tolls so make sure to carry cash. The first stop on the road to Meteora was Delphi, and it was a... Continue Reading →

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