Category: Travel

How To Not Compromise

“To infinity and beyond!” - Toy Story ~~~~ Despite feeling under the weather, this past week I was excited to schedule our vacation trips for this year. As we start to plan our trips, I was reminded of this article originally published September 18, 2017. Thinking of each other first has helped us plan future ...

Freedom To Explore: The Maldives

"Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans." –John Lennon ~~~~ It was amazing! No, not because of the hours traveled, luxurious resort, or beautiful pictures taken. It was amazing because of the uninterrupted quality time Rocket and I spent with each other.  If you saw any of our recent social ...

Out of Office

"A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in." - Robert Orben  I'm currently out of the office still celebrating my birthday! Rocket surprised me with an amazing birthday vacation trip that I can't wait to share soon. I will update the blog when we return this week, but you ...

Exploring the Region Part 2: Muscat

"Hold on, here we go! Next stop, knowledge!" - Finding Nemo ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  I’m constantly reminded that my experience in the Middle East contrasts greatly with my previous misconceptions about the region. Before I visited, news reports framed it as a volatile desert environment with limited diversity. As I sit in a cafe at Dubai Garden ...

Ready, Set, Go!

“I live my life a quarter mile at a time.” - Dom, Fast and the Furious ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As I sit back at an empty desk in Rocket’s office, gazing out the window, it finally hit me: I’ve settled nicely into my new home. I have my own group of friends, we finally finished decorating our ...

How To “Survive” A South African Safari

“You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” - Out of Africa ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you visited our Instagram page (@pintoeverafter) last week, you would have seen hints about our latest travel experience! We vacationed in South Africa, which was at the top of Rocket’s travel destination wish list. It took some convincing ...

Caution! 7 Things to Watch Out For While Traveling.

"Well he'll learn that nobody crosses The Penguin and gets away with it." - Batman: Penguin's Clean Sweep, 1968 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ After an extended vacation visiting my family and helping my younger sister move into her freshman dorm room, I returned to Dubai for less than 24 hours before jetting off on an adventure with Rocket. ...