Siem Reap – Asia’s own ancient Greece

There is a place in Cambodia that rivals the beauty of the ancient Greek ruins. Lara Croft, the Tomb Raider has already been there – have you? Text & Photos by Jennifer Ellson Recognize this photo from Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, the movie? If you’ve seen the film, yes, the monkeys were modeled after these primates […]

I’m going to Florence!

You know you have an incredible set of family, friends and supporters when they all join together to send you to a luxurious dream trip to Florence! Yes, indeed! My fambam, peeps, posse, tweeps, twiends, fans, followers — whatever you want to call them — have pulled through for me and voted by sharing my story,  Mea […]

Check out my guest post in LaCure Villas Magazine!

Picture this: you are in a foreign land far far away, with a totally different culture, with people speaking a language that sounds very Greek (or Japanese, or Chinese, whatever) to you, and if you’re really lucky, maybe even with food you don’t recognize at all. Not to worry, my friends, for I am here […]

New York City makes me sing!

Ironically, songs have referred to New York as the city that never sleeps, but it is also where dreams are made of, apparently. So when in NYC, it’s up to you whether to dream or not sleep at all.  Text & Photos by Jennifer Ellson Alicia Keys also claims that this concrete jungle’s streets will make you feel brand […]

Vancouver: Japan of North America

Between the peaceful Zen gardens and blossoming cherry trees, Vancouver often reminds me of Japan not only because their climates are almost the same, but also because the sights, sounds, smell, tastes and feel are very similar. Text and Photos by Jennifer Ellson Vancouver: a Canadian coastal city right by the Pacific Ocean, which means an […]