Crete, Greece

My first memories or learning of Crete were in Church listening to my pastor reference Acts 27:7. Later, I became enthralled with Greek Mythology and learned more about Icarus in the scope of the larger Greek stories in a college course. It was a destination I have always had my heart set on visiting. Sailing from Santorini to Crete is not the shortest of boat rides but when you do arrive, you quickly notice it’s massive compared to some of the other Greek Islands.  Continue reading Crete, Greece

Under the Sea

In a past life, I was a fish or perhaps a mermaid. A mermaid is definitely the millennial answer right now. When planning a trip to an island, I am always looking for an underwater adventure. Snorkeling is bare minimum but my ultimate goal is to go swimming with sharks. With this in mind, I am always packing my own snorkel gear. Continue reading Under the Sea

Black Pearl Mask Review

I discovered face masks years ago and have tried different brands having some successes and some failures. Earlier this year, Nordstrom launched a Korean Beauty Pop In Shop at the Northpark store in Dallas. In my morning skincare routine post, I talked about the Huxley Secrets of Sahara face oil I found. Since then, I have picked up different Korean beauty products at mainstream retailers but never delved into any Korean shops to see what they were offering. Continue reading Black Pearl Mask Review


Buongiorno! L’Italia è dove voglio vivere. Come molti posti come ho viaggiato, tornerò sempre qui. I’ve always said, “Greece is where I vacation but Italy is home.” I can’t quite put into words my love for Italy but I will try to give a look at one of the cities I first fell in love with. Continue reading Roma