JUMP TO A DIFFERENT WORLD – THANK YOU AVICII

Not too long ago, there was a time in my life when I spent a significant amount of time in airports. Usually waiting for connecting flights. I always looked forward to the moment when I could just sit down, put my headphones on, close my eyes, and let music transport me to a different world … Continue reading JUMP TO A DIFFERENT WORLD – THANK YOU AVICII

Emanuela’s Napoli: Full Naples Interview Transcript

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

Local Perspective: Emanuela and the Fascinating Woman that is Napoli

“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

GLOBALIZATION AND CHANGE, NOTHING NEW

“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

WHY WE LOVE BIG CITIES – I DREAM OF NY, I DREAM OF EUROPE

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

WHY OFFICE WORK IS OUT AND TRAVEL WORK IS IN

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

The New Way to Plan Your Trip To Brazil

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