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Why YOU should get to a festival this year!

Why YOU should get to a festival this year!

Seriously, do it. If you haven’t had a music festival experience, especially a multimedia/transformational festival, you haven’t quite lived. Thes

Unplug to Connect

Unplug to Connect

Unplug to Connect My favorite vacations are ones where cell service is limited and we take a break from technology. When we are lucky enough to do tha

Habit of Being Grateful

Habit of Being Grateful

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.” – Ralph Waldo Emers

Get Away With Friends

Get Away With Friends

GET AWAY When given the chance to get away for a weekend with friends, the answer is Yes. There will always be reasons you can come up with to keep yo

Catalina Island Adventure

Catalina Island Adventure

Catalina Island Adventure Have you ever been somewhere that makes everywhere else in that current moment feel miles away? Well Catalina Island does th

AURA AMBITION: EpicQuest

AURA AMBITION: EpicQuest

A U R A A M B I T I O N : EPICQUEST As we juggle several careers, nurture our relationships and find our way through each hour, day and week, we reali

Path to Success. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” ― Erol Ozan

Path to Success. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. Popular

Everyone is on a path, but not everyone is enjoying theirs. How do we get to the state of enjoyment in all stages of the journey? “We should not jud

Artisan Asheville – The City of Craft

Artisan Asheville – The City of Craft

Artisan Asheville – The City of Craft  After a brief photoshoot in October of 2013, the past few years had me yearning to return to the blue m

Plastic: Consider the Consequences

Plastic: Consider the Consequences

Plastic: Consider the Consequences Recently I’ve been overwhelmed by my findings on the health of our environment and specifically our natural r

AURA TRAVEL: Five Facts on Pahrump NV

AURA TRAVEL: Five Facts on Pahrump NV

AURA TRAVEL: Five things you didn’t know about Pahrump, Nevada. 1.They have amazing WINERIES. In the desert? Yes (a date farm is near by also!).

Desert Destinations with Alp-n-Rock

Desert Destinations with Alp-n-Rock

In the midst of traffic on its way to and from Las Vegas, ‘the Mecca’ of bright lights and long nights, there is a destination that goes u

Taking time to get Outdoors

Taking time to get Outdoors

From mid November through mid December I have been in CA, NV, HI and CO… With little time to spare for more than doing laundry, writing checks o

Stuck at the Airport: Tips & Tricks

Stuck at the Airport: Tips & Tricks

Stuck in traffic, bad weather, wrong name on the ticket, fireworks in the carry on. Lions and tigers and bears… you get my gist. There are ma

Americans: The Ugly Travelers?

Americans: The Ugly Travelers?

One way to stick out like a sore thumb is to not adapt to the culture you’re surrounded by. As an American, I love to represent my country but aroun