WHY A DESERT SAFARI TOUR SHOULD BE ON YOUR DUBAI BUCKET LIST

A Dubai Desert Safari is one of the most popular and sought-after experiences in the UAE for one very good reason: powder soft sand, dune bashing in the desert, dreamy sunsets and dinner at an authentic Bedouin camp give you an experience of a lifetime that you cannot have anywhere else in the world! So when planning my trip to Dubai, I knew I had to include a desert safari tour in order to have the ultimate travel experience.

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10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING THE SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE IN ABU DHABI

Should you find yourself in the United Arab Emirates, a trip to Abu Dhabi to see the iconic Sheikh Zayed Mosque is an absolute must. Being a place of religious worship, there are specific cultural guidelines that are observed out of respect. Here are all the answers to your top 10 questions and everything you need to know before you plan your visit!

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THE ULTIMATE WEEKEND GUIDE TO DOWNTOWN NAPA

I recently had the opportunity to visit Downtown Napa and had the most romantic little getaway with Shahzeb! On Friday night, we checked into our hotel and spent the weekend eating and exploring to our hearts’ content! Here’s my quick guide on where to stay, eat & play!

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SINTRA, PORTUGAL: THE COMPLETE DAY TRIP GUIDE TO FAIRYTALE CASTLES AND MORE

Sintra, Portugal is an easy and must-do day trip destination for anyone visiting Lisbon. Just 40 minutes from Lisbon, Sintra feels like a world of its own with its fairytale castles and intricate palaces. With so much to see and do, here’s a complete guide of places you cannot miss when you visit!

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WHERE TO STAY IN FES, MOROCCO: RIAD ANATA

If location, impeccable attention to detail and genuine hospitality are what you value, I highly recommend staying at Riad Anata during a visit to Fes, Morocco. Riad Anata displays a wonderful combination of traditional Moroccan decor mixed with modern amenities that will make you feel right at home. Plus, breakfast and chic decor are included in your stay!

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9 INSTAGRAMMABLE HIDDEN GEMS IN SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco is known around the world for its iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, but if you love discovering hidden gems when you travel then you must check out some of San Francisco's most picturesque spots off the beaten path.

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A QUICK TRAVEL GUIDE TO LAGOS, PORTUGAL

Lagos is one of the most popular and historic towns in the Algarve region and for good reason: it contains some of the region's best beaches and rock formations! The Algarve is a little slice of heaven located on Portugal's southern coast and offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Lisbon.

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THE ULTIMATE IGUAZU FALLS GUIDE: ARGENTINA AND BRAZIL

If you've got a thing for waterfalls, the world-famous Iguazu Falls in South America should definitely be on your travel bucket list! One of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, Igauzu Falls straddles the border of Argentina and Brazil, giving visitors the option of admiring this beauty from either country. Which side should you visit? Read on to find out!

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BEST FOURTH OF JULY GETAWAYS IN THE US

What better way to spend the Fourth of July than by exploring some of the top travel destinations in the United States? There is so much to see and do in this beautiful country. If you are looking for the perfect last-minute getaway, I've rounded up some of the best places to visit for the long weekend! Plus, for a limited time only, a special hotel deal from Hotwire to help you escape for the holiday weekend!

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BEST BEACHES IN RIO DE JANEIRO

If you're visiting Rio, the the only Portuguese word you really need to memorize is praia, meaning "beach"! Rio de Janeiro is well known for its famous stretches of sand and decorative boardwalks, so it's a no-brainer why this seaside city in Brazil has captured the world's attention with its beautiful beaches. Choosing which beach to visit can be a bit overwhelming, as there are so many to pick from, with each one a bit different from the next.

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DOORS-OFF HELICOPTER PHOTO EXPERIENCE IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

Rio de Janeiro is a beautiful seaside city in Brazil, famous for its stunning beaches, Christ the Redeemer statue on Mount Corcovado and for the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain. With a little change in perspective, you can catch aerial views from above by taking flight in a doors-off helicopter and you too can capture the perfect shoe selfie!

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10 INSTAGRAMMABLE THINGS TO DO IN LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" and has become one of the world's premiere travel destinations for good reason. If you thought Las Vegas wasn’t your scene, think again! Though Vegas is known for its fancy hotels and entertaining nightlife, there’s so much more to see, eat and do than you could ever have imagined. Think award-winning restaurants run by celebrated chefs, iconic spots to catch a view of the city, and unique outdoor adventures — all picture perfect to fill your weekend and your Instagram feed!

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LO & SONS REVIEW: THE PERFECT BAGS FOR TRAVEL, WORK AND PLAY

For someone who frequently travels domestically and internationally, travel bags and accessories are a vital part of planning my trips. When searching for a reliable and sustainable bag, I came across Lo & Sons and fell completely in love with their style and branding. If you too value minimalism and supreme organization, Lo & Sons is the perfect brand to search for a bag that fits your needs.

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TRAVELING THE WORLD WITH T-MOBILE

When I travel, it's important for me to be able to stay connected with my family and friends back home without stressing over roaming charges and fussing over expensive international data plans. Luckily, I have been a T-Mobile customer for over 10 years and I have enjoyed the perks of connecting with my family, friends and followers from anywhere in the world!

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DAY TRIP TO POINT REYES, CALIFORNIA

Point Reyes is a nature reserve located on the Point Reyes Peninsula in Marin County, California. Located just 35 miles north of San Francisco on Highway 1 along the west coast of California, Point Reyes is a perfect day trip to escape the city and explore the outdoors. After visiting this California beauty, I've put together a list of my favorite spots in the area!

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FIRST TIMER'S GUIDE TO PORTLAND, OREGON

Portland, Oregon is one my favorite cities in the US — it's of those cities that has something for everyone. Whether you're a foodie, a coffee aficionado or an adventurer, you will definitely find what you're looking for. If you are visiting for the first time, there are a few must-do's to get the ultimate Portland experience and feel like a true Portlandian!

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CHECKING IN: REJUVENATE AT RUSH CREEK LODGE, YOSEMITE

I recently spent a weekend exploring Yosemite National Park. Yosemite is such an incredible place to travel and an accommodation can make all the difference in your trip! If you’re looking for a luxurious place to stay and hit that reset button, you must spend a weekend at Rush Creek Lodge and try their Relaxation and Renewal Wellness Program. Read on to learn more!

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