Last week, I wrote a post titled "Local Perspective: Emanuela and the Fascinating Woman that is Naples," in which I collaborated with a Neapolitan friend of mine. I asked my friend Emanuela about the city where she was born and raised to write a local profile. Through her answers I quickly noticed her passion for … Continue reading Emanuela’s Napoli: Full Naples Interview Transcript
“You will either deeply love her or hate her, but one thing is for sure: you will never forget her” There is no secret from anyone that knows me that I have a deep love and endless fascination with Italy and its culture. I even lived in Rome for a time that seemed all too … Continue reading Local Perspective: Emanuela and the Fascinating Woman that is Napoli
“This is what globalization is all about” I said as I took a bite of my arepa (aka. the Venezuelan daily bread) filled with mozzarella cheese. In the background, the beat of the Norwegian DJ Kygo filled the room. I made the observation with bemusement, and my friend who had spent the last week exploring … Continue reading GLOBALIZATION AND CHANGE, NOTHING NEW
For a little over a year, I have been living in Los Angeles. I haven’t yet warmed up to the city to the extent that I feel comfortable to call it my home; yet, when I first arrived to Los Angeles I absolutely loved it. Why? The beaches, the weather, the mountains, the proximity to … Continue reading WHY WE LOVE BIG CITIES – I DREAM OF NY, I DREAM OF EUROPE
It was winter in Boston. Cold, windy, icy, oh yeah… and I was diligently going to class every day, freezing my hand because I just had to hold a cup off skinny vanilla latte in my hand even if I didn’t have gloves on - I was always losing my gloves. The decision had been … Continue reading The New Way to Plan Your Trip To Brazil
I haven’t been on a cruise ship in years. I always enjoyed them but I have found to prefer local discovery, while enjoying great accommodations and locally-inspired food. I like to feel as if I am part of the city I’m visiting, instead of an outsider looking in. Even though cruising can be incredibly fun, … Continue reading U by Uniworld, Cruising for a Younger Crowd
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?