Cuba Planning: Know Before You Go

Cuba Planning: Know Before You Go

I have always been a fan of winging it. Some people spend months planning out every little detail of their trip to a foreign country. I prefer to fling myself into unfamiliar circumstances and figure everything out when I arrive. Having the luxury of time (between...
Traveling in November? Absentee Voting: A How To Guide

Traveling in November? Absentee Voting: A How To Guide

This guide is for those people who have already registered to vote. If you have not yet registered please click here. Casting your vote for the next president of the United States is one way of actively participating in the democracy that our soldiers fight to...
I Love the Ocean but We’re Not Exclusive

I Love the Ocean but We’re Not Exclusive

The soft sand gives way to body as I squirm, molding it into the perfect “Liz” shaped bed. I can feel its warmth through the floral sarong beneath me – a kind embrace. A warm breeze glides by my face, kissing my cheeks. The sound of the waves roll me into a deep...
Two Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Two Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Two years ago today I began what was meant to be a 3-week cleanse: no dairy, gluten or alcohol for 21 days. I was struggling with acne and willing to try just about anything to see if I could improve my skin without harsh drugs. The idea of going nearly a month...
Next Adventure: Gracie Jiu Jitsu in China!

Next Adventure: Gracie Jiu Jitsu in China!

OK guys, I’m off to CHINA! For those of you who already monitor my facebook page, you know that I have been invited to Dali, China to do a 3-month full-immersion Gracie Jiu Jitsu training course. Sayyyy what?? If you’re anything like my family, this simple sentence...