Tag Cloud: travel

  • New Bundle: Egypt

    A new giant bundle for you this week, all the way from Egypt! Over a year ago, Jordan and I took a dream trip to Egypt and finally I have scrapped the experience! And made this enormous bundle! Since I actually used this bundle in a project, it directly r ...

    Marisa Lerin - 02/10/2014 - 10:33 - 13 comments

  • La Vida Mágica: Christmas in Mexico

    Over the Christmas holiday we were lucky enough to spend a couple weeks in Mexico with my parents. It was a fun and relaxing time, if a littler colder and rainier than we were expecting (January in Oregon has been a weather improvement, I have to confess) ...

    Marisa Lerin - 01/28/2014 - 13:43 - 11 comments

  • Throw Back Thursday: Jerusalem

    Today's photo goes back two years to the week Jordan and I spent traveling around Jerusalem with a college class led by Jordan's father. It was a wonderful, if slightly intense trip. You can read more about my trip here. tbt, travel ...

    Marisa Lerin - 01/23/2014 - 09:25 - 5 comments

  • Feliz Navidad de México

    If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that my locale changed. Jordan and I are in Mexico for a few weeks, staying with my parents who live just outside of Monterrey in a town called Santiago. It's been a good break, and I'll be bac ...

    Marisa Lerin - 12/28/2013 - 09:55 - 10 comments

  • Throwback Thursday #4

    After a long stretch of rain and clouds, yesterday the sky cleared up, the sun came out and the temperature dropped considerably. Woke up this morning to a very cold house, but the sun is still out so I guess that's a consolation. We're in the m ...

    Marisa Lerin - 11/21/2013 - 09:14 - 3 comments

  • New Bundle: Malaysia

    This is my last "old" bundle, the last one I made to scrap the photos from the year Jordan and spent traveling. Malaysia is a fascinating country with several distinct cultural groups (Malay, Chinese and Indian). It has seriously delicious food. ...

    Marisa Lerin - 08/26/2013 - 13:23 - 9 comments

  • Throwback Thursday #1

    I've recently jumped into Instagram (loving it!) and it introduced me to this thing called Throwback Thursday (#tbt). It's a cool idea, to look back and find something interesting to share. So I searched my flickr account for this week in years ...

    Marisa Lerin - 08/22/2013 - 10:20 - 4 comments

  • New: Discover Bundle

    This entire bundle is based off a layout I may quite a while ago about a trip to Petra. The first Christmas Jordan and I were married, we traveled to be with his family in Amman, Jordan and my family, who were living nearby in Kuwait, also came! It was a ...

    Marisa Lerin - 08/19/2013 - 10:07 - 13 comments

  • Summer Travels: The Lake District

    About a million years ago, at the beginning of June, Jordan and I took a trip to the Lake District in England. We were flying through England anyway on our way back to the States, and it was a good chance to stop and see Jordan's sister who was worki ...

    Marisa Lerin - 07/24/2013 - 09:50 - 20 comments

  • Family Reunion

    Just last week we were finishing up a family reunion which included all my Dad's siblings and their families, which totaled about 50 people, all of whom I hadn't seen in at least 5 years, if not double or triple that. We all stayed at a small re ...

    Marisa Lerin - 07/19/2013 - 16:17 - 9 comments

  • Still on the road

    Our two-month long trek to our new final destination (Corvallis, OR) is over half-way finished. Here's a little peak at what we did today. travel ...

    Marisa Lerin - 07/09/2013 - 15:32 - 12 comments

  • Like Snail Mail? I'll Send You a Postcard.

    If you like getting something in that old box in front of your house email me your physical address at marisa.lerin@pixelscrapper.com . I will pick 5 random people to send a post card from England. mail travel giveaway ...

    Marisa Lerin - 06/07/2013 - 14:20 - 11 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Aqaba

    Over the weekend we had the chance for a quick getaway to Aqaba, which is down on the Red Sea. It's significantly hotter down there at sea level in the desert, it usually stays around 100F/40C. There's great scuba diving and snorkeling, although ...

    Marisa Lerin - 05/22/2013 - 01:23 - 8 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Um Qays

    A few weeks ago we visited one of my favorite places in Jordan. Um Qays is the site of old Roman ruins, and in the spring time it is filled with wild flowers. From the site you can see the Sea of Galilee, as well as Syria and Israel. We always have a deli ...

    Marisa Lerin - 04/16/2013 - 05:28 - 11 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Wadi Rum

    Last week, or whenever it was that we were gone camping, we also spent the night in Wadi Rum. Wadi Rum is one of the most magical places I've ever visited. Wadi Rum is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a protected nature reserve. Made som ...

    Marisa Lerin - 04/06/2013 - 05:58 - 15 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Wadi Dana

    This last week we had the chance to get out of the city and do a little camping. We revisited several favorite places, and I thought this would be a good chance to get back to showing you around the great country of Jordan. We spent two nights camping at ...

    Marisa Lerin - 03/29/2013 - 03:23 - 11 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: the Dead Sea

    To continue with our blog trip around Jordan (see the first stop here ), the next stop is the Dead Sea. Located at the lowest place on Earth, 1,388 ft (423 meters) below sea level, it's one of the saltiest bodies of water on the planet. This means th ...

    Marisa Lerin - 02/12/2013 - 23:43 - 17 comments

  • Traveling Around Jordan: Petra

    For being such a small country, that is generally unknown to people who don't live here, Jordan has lots of really wonderful places to visit. So many, that I wasn't quite sure where to start. But I guess when you do have one of the 7 Wonders of ...

    Marisa Lerin - 01/30/2013 - 00:18 - 23 comments

  • Life in Jordan: Amman

    Somewhat surprisingly, Jordan has become one of the more significant countries in my home story. And since it's a pretty cool place that doesn't get a lot of attention, I thought it would be fun to write some about all the great places in this l ...

    Marisa Lerin - 01/21/2013 - 01:30 - 19 comments

  • 6 Steps to Better Travel Posing

    Jordan and I have spent a lot of time traveling and taken a lot of photos. I don't know if we're exactly experts, but one things we're pretty good at is getting great posed shots while traveling, which is especially skillful when you realiz ...

    Marisa Lerin - 01/09/2013 - 04:43 - 34 comments

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