Global Lifestyle introduces you to inspiring new friends and cultures around the world. A personal invitation for an intimate look behind the scenes at how others live their lives.

“Life is beautiful, and wisdom is waiting when we open our eyes to something new.”
Lisa –


May 10 I SPEAKING JAMAICAN PATOIS

I recently vacationed in Jamaica with a few of my girlfriends. Little did I know that I was about to find a home away from home in the beauty of the Jamaican people and their breathtaking… READ MORE


May 02 I JAMAICAN WOOD ART

In February, I visited the beautiful island of Jamaica, and I found a treasure! Webster Dictionary defines treasure as “something of great worth or value; also, a person esteemed as rare or precious, a collection of precious things.” A rare treasure is precisely what I found during… READ MORE


Apr 14 I GRAY HOME+LIFESTYLE

Right off the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota sits a charming little lake town called Excelsior. Bustling year round with a spectacular selection of specialty boutiques, restaurants, a farmers market, an old-fashioned ice cream shop, a brewery, and a very busy nightlife filled with summertime festivals and concerts. But one of my favorite places to visit while in Excelsior is… READ MORE


Mar 22 I MEHNDI DESIGNS – A TRADITION OF LOVE

I have always found the unique, rich heritage of cultural traditions to be fascinating. A few years ago, I had the incredible privileged to be the Maid of Honor in my friend Roshani’s wedding. It was one of the most elaborate and beautiful ceremonies I have ever seen. Her parents were… READ MORE


Feb 03 I NOWRUZ PERSIAN NEW YEAR

Each year beginning in March, I hear my Persian girlfriends talk about celebrating Nowruz and how excited they are for this time of year. It wasn’t until I started writing my book that I decided to investigate this tradition a little closer, discovering… READ MORE


Jan 20 I MEET ARIEL EWEFADA OF BIRTH TWIN CITIES

As a cultural food and lifestyle blogger, I often have the privilege of experiencing foods and traditions from cultures all over the world. Sometimes it’s easy to assume that the most interesting people come from places far away with lifestyles and stories completely different from our own. On the contrary… READ MORE


Dec 29 I CATHY CONNALLY – INSTAGRAM INFLUENCER

Once in a while, our lives cross paths with an undeniably unique soul. Someone who’s very essence has a voice that speaks, even when no words are spoken. For me, that person is Cathy Connally of www.bakingcuisinetravel.fun . She and I met in a most unlikely place called… READ MORE

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