Queen Nefertiti: The Most Beautiful Woman in Ancient Egypt

Egypt's second most famous queen (after Cleopatra, of course) Queen Nefertiti was the wife of Akhenaten (formally known as Amenhotep IV) who came to the throne in 1352 BC and reigned for 17 years.

 

 


Why You Should Never Tell Men From The UK That You Like Their "Pants"

I and two of my closest friends had taken the long flight from Canada to the UK (specifically York) to be the bridesmaids for our childhood pal. A fellow Canadian, she was marrying the love of her life — a ginger-haired lovable guy from Scotland. 


Traditional Temporary Tattoos: The Art of Henna

I have always been intrigued by the art of henna. 

What I didn't know was the history behind the art, which is something that I discovered recently when chatting with a local henna artist (and a bit of research after the fact) while she drew a beautiful design on the back of my hand. 


Hit The Open Road! Road Trip Tips for an Epic Adventure

Have you been craving the feeling that comes when the city is finally in your rearview mirror and you have hit the open road in search of new experiences and epic adventures? 

Yes? 

Well, you've come to the right place! 


Exploring The Slums of Mumbai, India [Video]

World traveler and filmmaker Jacob Laukaitis, recently spent five days living deep in the slums of Mumbai and documented the experience in an eye-opening film.

(Check out my Q&A with Jacob to learn more about him here.)


Macarons! The History of These Beautiful French Treats

Believe it or not, the macaron was NOT INVENTED IN FRANCE.

Macarons were actually invented in 1533 in Italy by the head chef of Catherine de Medici at the time of her marriage to the Duc d'Orleans (he would go on to become the King of France as Henry II on 1547).


The Most Epic Road Trips In The World

Road trips are one of the best ways to travel because you get to experience everything hands-on — the culture, the people, and the scenery of every place you visit (or pass through).

That’s why I love this awesome infographic guide to the longest roads (aka most epic road trips) in the world!


   The History of Shakespearean Insults   Over the course of two decades, Shakespeare wrote 37 plays that are praised for their ability to showcase the full range of the human experience and their witty language.

The History of Shakespearean Insults Over the course of two decades, Shakespeare wrote 37 plays that are praised for their ability to showcase the full range of the human experience and their witty language.

   Travel Tip: Don't Sit Down When Dining in Rome, It Will Cost More!   An article published a few years ago told the tale of a few tourists in Rome who kicked up a stink when they were charged 42 Euros for two ice creams and a bottle of water in a cafe.

Travel Tip: Don't Sit Down When Dining in Rome, It Will Cost More! An article published a few years ago told the tale of a few tourists in Rome who kicked up a stink when they were charged 42 Euros for two ice creams and a bottle of water in a cafe.

   10 Quotes By Paulo Coelho To Inspire Your Next Adventure   These are only a few of my favorite quotes, from some of his most popular books, that are sure to inspire you to take a risk on that next adventure! 

10 Quotes By Paulo Coelho To Inspire Your Next Adventure These are only a few of my favorite quotes, from some of his most popular books, that are sure to inspire you to take a risk on that next adventure! 

   15 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit The Centre Pompidou in Paris   Not only is the exterior of the building a must-see, the museum is home to over 100,000 works, and an INCREDIBLE view. 

15 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit The Centre Pompidou in Paris Not only is the exterior of the building a must-see, the museum is home to over 100,000 works, and an INCREDIBLE view. 

   Your Guide To Staying Healthy While Traveling   Sometimes it seems like catching a bug while traveling is inevitable, and nobody likes to sightsee with a cold!

Your Guide To Staying Healthy While Traveling
Sometimes it seems like catching a bug while traveling is inevitable, and nobody likes to sightsee with a cold!


Did you know that vertigo is one of the primary symptoms of an inner ear infection? Find out more about the other symptoms and treatment options while traveling here.