Pursuit of Happiness

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4 10, 2017

Grandmother Pupi’s Home in Viñales, Cuba

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Cuba|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are going to a new place to learn about their Culture, I challenge you to Suspend All Your Previous Judgements. Fully Immerse Yourself with the Locals. Eat their Food, Drink their Drinks and try to Experience Life as they do. Stay at Casa Particular's in Cuba The best places to stay when visiting Cuba is in [...]

27 12, 2016

A Decade in Business & Travel

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, Denmark, Dharma Bum, Dominican Republic, Holland, Jordan, Los Angeles, Morocco, Sri Lanka|Tags: , , , |

2016 has been an intrepid year in Travel Adventures. Flight prices were incredibly inexpensive and credit card points made it much more accessible to book travel. I hope this post inspires you to book a few trips in 2017! Travel as I've mentioned time and time again, does not need to be expensive. It can be [...]

6 09, 2016

Chasing Waterfalls in Samaná

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Dominican Republic|Tags: , , |

There is a famous song in the 90's by TLC which advised not to chase waterfalls, but to stick with the rivers and lakes that we are use to. But what if you could have it all? I believe that we should chase waterfalls, metaphorically and physically. If we don't chase after waterfalls to places and [...]

8 07, 2015

Are the French Rude?

By | July 8th, 2015|Categories: France|Tags: , |

I was asked this question today at a Business Meeting when I mentioned I was in Paris in April. I've been asked a few times in the past, and admit, I wondered this too myself before I had gone back to France since a decade ago. The short answer is No. But it is a more [...]

14 05, 2015

Relaxation Pool at Dolphin Reef, Eilat

By | May 14th, 2015|Categories: Eilat, Israel, Middle East|Tags: , , , , |

On my third trip to Israel, I discovered the ultimate Hippie & Relaxation experience, a paradise I could perhaps disappear to for quite some time, a Spa in a Treehouse on a Beach, in the southern tip of Israel, situated in the beach town of Eilat. This spa literally blew my mind out of the water [...]

8 12, 2014

“A Path Appears” Documentary

By | December 8th, 2014|Categories: Africa, Central America, Haiti, US|Tags: , , , , , |

Women make up the majority of the more than 1 billion people living in unacceptable conditions of poverty worldwide. From the Creators of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide", comes another wonderful documentary about Hope. A Call to Action. And what a little help we can offer can make a humongous impact [...]

24 09, 2013

“Travels with Epicurus”

By | September 24th, 2013|Categories: Europe, Greece|Tags: , |

 An extract I found in the back of the book by Daniel Klein, a satirical irony of the mentality of Americans Vs Europeans in Life & Work. Epicureanism as a Living Philosophy Today Aegean islanders like to tell a joke about a prosperous Greek American who visits one of the islands onvacation. Out on a walk, the [...]

25 04, 2012

Support your Local Farmers!

By | April 25th, 2012|Categories: California|Tags: , , |

Recently I was at Runyon Canyon for an afternoon hike with my bf who has become Vegetarian 6 months ago. It has been a trend throughout periods in my life that friends have converted to Vegetarianism causing me anguish that I have lost another person to eat with (70% of my day, and the rest of [...]

22 04, 2012

How Money Can Buy Happiness

By | April 22nd, 2012|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , |

In our common path of soul-searching and that pursuit of happiness philosophers and individuals have discussed for as long as recorded history, we have learned that money can't buy happiness. Proof? Watch the Housewives of Beverly Hills, celebs overdosing (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), living in the wealthiest nation (the US) where depression medication is prescribed [...]