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
It seems like Airbnb is growing up, just like brands usually do… or, well, people. My parents like to travel in style. They prefer to stay in hotels where all their needs will be met. They will most definitely not stay in a stranger’s home. Luxury hotels are usually a preferred choice. Who can blame … Continue reading Airbnb’s Growing Pains and Luxury Travel
“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”
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?
On my last post I talked about working less. Working intelligently. About making sure that our life is not centered around the idea that we have to feel busy to be fulfilled. That we need time to create. Time to be. Time to connect with the people in our lives. That being busy should not … Continue reading What Is It We Are Supposed To Do?