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22 10, 2017

Best Hostels & Airbnb’s Around the World

By | October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cuba, England, India, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, New York, Rajasthan, Senegal, Turkey|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the most intimidating and misleading ideas of Traveling is how expensive it can be. Another concern is safety. So in respect to both, I've compiled a list of my top 13 favorite inexpensive accommodations around the world that is also safe for solo travelers. This list includes Hostels, Guesthouses, Airbnbs and Bed & Breakfasts in Lebanon, [...]

1 06, 2017

2017 World of Children Awards

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: India, Los Angeles, Middle East|Tags: , , , |

World of Children was founded in 1998 by Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, retired senior executives from Procter & Gamble and Victoria’s Secret respectively. Their non-profit organization that has granted more than $9 million in cash grants and programs. More than 100 Honorees have been supported since which is the driving force behind selfless programs that [...]

10 04, 2017

Chandigarh: India’s Cleanest City

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: India, Punjab|Tags: , , , , |

India is a huge country separated by 29 states in a vast landscape of diversity. Although I’ve been 3 times, I feel as if I have barely scratched the surface of the country. On a recent trip, I spent one day in Amritsar to see the Golden Temple and took an hour ride to the Pakistan-India border “Wagha Border”. Naturally, I [...]

5 04, 2016

Published: Mystical India

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: Goa, India, Kerala, Mumbai (Bombay), Rajasthan, Varanassi|Tags: , , , |

My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2016 – Mystical India.

17 11, 2015

India’s Daughter

By | November 17th, 2015|Categories: India|Tags: , , , |

The Gang Rape & Murder of Jyoti Singh, a 23 year old medical student in New Delhi, has been made into a documentary featured on PBS "India's Daughter". This documentary has been banned in India, as the government fears it will prompt "unrest". I have been asking for years, why does so much rape happen [...]

5 05, 2015

Room to Read Spring Benefit 5/6!

By | May 5th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Los Angeles, SE Asia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania|Tags: , , , , |

      “If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty.”   ROOM TO READ's 5th Annual SPRING BENEFIT is happening tomorrow at a Private Estate in Beverly Hills! Last chance to purchase tickets to this fun & charitable fundraising event that goes towards building schools and libraries throughout Southeast [...]

24 03, 2015

Blue City, Jodhpur

By | March 24th, 2015|Categories: India, Rajasthan|Tags: , , , |

A Day in the Life in Blue City, Jodhpur   Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan, India. Near one of the biggest tourist attractions in Jodhpur, the Mehrangarh Fort, is a 10 kilometer village that surrounds it called the Old City or "Blue City", with a 16th century wall that protects from the outside (more [...]

9 02, 2015

A Visit to the Bishnoi Villages, Jodhpur

By | February 9th, 2015|Categories: India, Rajasthan|Tags: , , |

Traveling to Rajasthan has been the highlight of my Adventures in India. In this colorful state, are endless places to explore. From the big cities, to the smaller villages, to all the various tribes and castes who continue to live in peace among one another. I love Jodhpur, the "Blue City" where I spent 4 [...]

16 01, 2015

There’s always time for Chai

By | January 16th, 2015|Categories: India, Rajasthan|Tags: , , , , |

In India, at any given time of day, there's always time for Tea. Whether you are visiting someone's home, a shop, at a hotel, you are always offered a modest sized cup of black tea infused with cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and milk (depending on the region in India, the spices that they use may vary). [...]

13 11, 2012

Happy Diwali!

By | November 13th, 2012|Categories: India|Tags: |

दिवाली की शुभकामनाएं Happy Diwali! Diwali, "festival of lights", is an important holiday in India, the most significant spiritual meaning is "the awareness of the inner light". Central to Hindu philosophy is the assertion that there is something beyond the physical body and mind which is pure, infinite, and eternal, called the Atman. The celebration [...]