Falling in Love: 20’s versus 30’s

The older I get, the more I can relate to all the characters in Sex and the City better and better, especially Charlotte and Carrie. I didn’t watch Sex and the City until I was in my mid 20’s, but I also didn’t fall in love until then either, which is why I didn’t fully…

Symphony of All the Pieces of Me

Have you ever taken the time to think about everything that makes you…you? Who you are is created with so many layers and no two people are alike. Just like my favorite quote: Each characteristic, experience, and person who passes through your life defines who you are.  Knowing and more importantly understanding yourself is crucial…

Artechouse: XYZT Exhibit by Adrien M & Claire B

ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES You have never heard of the Artechouse?  Me neither until Nguyen asked if I wanted to go with him. The Artechouse is an interactive digital art space.  The XYZT Exhibit runs until September 3.  It stands for X-Horizontal Y-Vertical Z- Depth T- Time. The cost is $15 before 4 PM or $25 after. …

How to Travel with a Full-Time Job

I know many of you have asked if I have unlimited leave or if I am secretly retired.  The answer is…I wish.  I work full-time in the budget/financial world.  My job is demanding with long hours. But if you plan your leave correctly, you can still travel the world on 2 to 3 weeks of…

Friendship: A Mosaic of the Faces in my World

WHAT IS FRIENDSHIP?   The dictionary defines friendship as the following: Everyone defines it in their own way. No matter your definition, there is no denying that friendship is the most valuable thing in life.  Over the past few years, I have said it over and over again.   I must have done something right…

Behind the Scenes of our Trips

People have always asked me how I take all these trips?  They have also wondered the following: How do we get such incredible pictures? How we do everything in the time span? How we afford it? And as Mitch says, how to look cute gallivanting through the world. Here are a few secrets behind the scene…

3 Qualities to Look for in a Partner

Looking for someone sexy, educated, successful, ambitious, adventurous, financially stable, funny, interesting, loves to go out, but can also up for a romantic night in. Rolex, Mercedes, and Gucci a plus. Do you see how many requirements there are?  This is how dating is these days. Impossible checklists… One night, one of my best guy…

Linda & Lisa’s Top Travel Bloopers

I was sitting here thinking about what to write for your 30th birthday.  But nothing seemed sufficient and then it hit me…Our top travel moments.  What is more perfect than the top travel bloopers as we re-live every adventure to date. Every trip is filled with “oops” or “did that really happen” blunders. For those…