55 Rules For Love – Rule #42 – Take Picnics And Sleep Under The Stars

Creating Nice Moments Packing for a picnic and sleeping under the stars is not a usual way people spend their time as it requires a bit of work and planning. As well, a hundred things can go wrong such as: bugs crawling over or landing on the food, bugs that bite like mosquitos, forgetting something…

10 Day Travel Photo Challenge – Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of this 10 Day Travel Photo Challenge! My Dusty Flip-Flops has nominated me for this challenge, thank you my friend! My Dusty Flip-Flops and I have been following each other’s blog adventures here on WordPress since 2017. It’s always nice to reconnect!  The 10 Day Travel Photo Challenge: post one photo for 10 days with no…

Today is my 51st Birthday! Reflections of my First Year in the Second Half of my Life – What a Hell of a Ride!

51 It is just a number. To me, 51 represents the distance in this journey of my life. Reflections Emotions are messy. Regulating them is challenging at best. Sitting with uncomfortable emotions without reaction takes practice. Meditation truly gives inner peace, but Rome wasn’t built in a day and the same applies to my meditation…

Nova Scotia, Canada – Home After 4 Years in Qatar

Coming home meant a continuum of emotions, along with lots of to-do lists, as we became Canadian residents again while starting our life here with everything we gained in Qatar. Settling into 5th Wheel Living This was a rigamarole of making our way through campsites until we finally found what we were looking for: free….

Newly Understood Differences Between Azerbaijani & Qatari Culture

Muslim Vibe Azerbaijan was once a state of the Soviet Union and a Muslim majority country. More than 90% of the population are Muslim. Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan. One of my favorite experiences of travel is feeling the vibe of the location. The Muslim vibe in Baku is very different than that of…