Jordan | Aqaba

After two years of living in Jordan, I finally made it to Aqaba, a city in southern Jordan on the Red Sea. Kail and I had talked about going for a long time. There are a lot of nice resorts and scuba diving centers.It’s been almost three years since we went diving (since our tripContinue reading “Jordan | Aqaba”

Three Days in Paris

View of the Eiffel Tower from the Arc de Triomphe.Over the summer, Kail and I spent three days in Paris en route to the United States for home leave — similar to our stopover in London on the way home from Afghanistan. It was an amazing trip, and we only touched the tip of theContinue reading “Three Days in Paris”

Long Weekend in Dubai

My last blog entry before I dropped off the face of the earth for 7.5 months was celebrating our five-year wedding anniversary. We also celebrated in real life, with a weekend trip to Dubai.Kail and I had traveled to Dubai several times before, mostly in transit during our one-year assignment in Kabul. The longest weContinue reading “Long Weekend in Dubai”

Jordan | Feynan Ecolodge

When I became a deadbeat blogger earlier this year, I also became lazy about taking photos. I stopped taking my DSLR camera with me on trips and relied on my phone.In some respects, it’s a better way to travel. Not only because it makes my bag much lighter, but because I do feel I’m moreContinue reading “Jordan | Feynan Ecolodge”