Gudauri Ski Resort, Georgia – A Gem Hidden Deep in the Caucasus Mountains

Deep into the Caucasus Mountains, where Georgia ends and Russia begins, at the top of Cross Pass outside Gudauri, you can still find high mountain peaks, desolate roads, rugged landscape, and unexplored wilderness that make my heart sing. The real Georgia in winter is cold and snowy, rough around the edges, wild and untamable, high in altitude and strong in liquor content. Just how I like my destinations (and my men) ❤

10 Best Instagram Spots in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Can you guess which is the oldest living city in Europe? No, not Rome, not Athens, not London, not even Constantinople. Allow me to introduce you to my hometown – Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria. Plovdiv has been continuously inhabited for EIGHT millennia with the first evidence of civilization dating back to 6th century B.C.

Mermaid Goes Back to the Ocean

If you had told me 3 months ago I’d be working for a international surf and yoga resort and I’d get to “surf the world” I would have laughed at you. Yet fate had a different plan for me…that I was unaware of…or was I?! Perhaps a similar scenario had unfolded last time I followed my passion for snowboarding in the American West. Had you told me 2 years ago that I’d live in Aspen, Colorado, work for some of the major ski resorts and snowboard my butt off, I would have laughed equally hard. #beyondmywildestdreams