A few days ago, out of sheer curiosity for my own past - prompted by my love/hate relationship for Facebook memories - I decided to scroll through my own profile. I went deep. Scrolled past photos of friends who I haven’t seen in a while, funny videos I had shared, political articles, and a post … Continue reading WHY OFFICE WORK IS OUT AND TRAVEL WORK IS IN
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
“The old will die and the young will forget” These are the words attributed to Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. He was referring to Palestinian refugees and assuring his fellow Zionists that Palestinians would never try to return to their homes. In the documentary film “A World Not Ours,” filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel shows us that … Continue reading Documentary Review: “A World Not Ours”
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?
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
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”
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?