Is Food an Anchor, or a mode of Transportation?

As I mentioned in a previous post, Millennials are the most global generation in history thus far. Many of us live far away from where we were born, many of us have an insatiable hunger to get to know the world that surrounds us; and for the times we can’t physically travel to a location, … Continue reading Is Food an Anchor, or a mode of Transportation?

“The Blood is at The Doorstep” Review

From a mental issue, to a race problem. From a simple life, to activist leaders. The Blood is at The Doorstep is not an arbitrary title; it is spoken in this thought-provoking documentary in a moment of peaceful protest by Nate Hamilton; younger brother of Dontre Hamilton, whose death and aftermath is explored by the … Continue reading “The Blood is at The Doorstep” Review

Millennials, Boomers, and Luxury Travel

For as long as I can remember, my generation - generically referred to as “Millennials”- have been at odds with my father’s generation; the Baby-Boomers (my mom is actually Gen X). As Millennials, we are called entitled, lazy, self-absorbed, blah, blah blah… The truth is, every generation is criticized in some way, shape, or form; … Continue reading Millennials, Boomers, and Luxury Travel

Documentary Review: “Thank You For The Rain”

Good documentaries connect you with the world; they bring you another perspective, or perhaps transport you into the past. “Thank You For The Rain” takes us to a small village in Kenya, where Kisilu Musya is attempting to organize his community to become more empowered in the drought that faces them, by planting trees to … Continue reading Documentary Review: “Thank You For The Rain”

Traveling at 15, a better version of the Quinceañera?

Every place has a different rite of passage, whether its a simple thing like your first drink, your first date, prom, or a more elaborate moment like a debutante’s ball, or a Quinceañera party.  Many of us go through different rites of passage, and they all have different effects, different weights on our soul, mind, … Continue reading Traveling at 15, a better version of the Quinceañera?

Why Eating Pizza in Napoli Changed My Perspective on Food

After an hour on the “Frecciarossa” (Italy’s express train), I was already savoring what would come next. The world famous Neapolitan pizza. I stepped out of the train on a Saturday morning in the middle of October to find a sort of beautiful chaos ruling the southern city of Naples. There were pedestrians challenging the … Continue reading Why Eating Pizza in Napoli Changed My Perspective on Food