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2307, 2017

Darma Ji Guesthouse & Yoga by the Sea

July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , , , |

Batroûn is a cozy, idyllic, hippie beach town in north Lebanon, about an hour drive from Beirut without traffic. It ended up being my favorite area in Lebanon where I spent 6 of my 10 days beach bumming in my bikini, [...]

1507, 2017

Catalina lsland: Island of Romance

July 15th, 2017|Categories: Catalina Island|Tags: , , , , |

My Travel article on Catalina Island: Island of Romance as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2017, read it here.

407, 2017

Unsettled: Work & Travel Abroad

July 4th, 2017|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , , |

Thinking of traveling abroad but not wanting to quit your job? Thanks to technology, many people sick of the 9-5 are able to work remotely from their laptop. Unsettled is an organized program for 25 young professionals from around the [...]

2106, 2017

Room to Read ‘Comedy for a Cause’

June 21st, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

Nearly 800 million people are still illiterate TODAY. That’s 1/9 people who cannot read or write, with 2/3 being women and children. While some may not think that helping ‘them’ will affect us here in the US, it certainly does. When you [...]

1306, 2017

Volunteering Abroad

June 13th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Asia|Tags: , , |

Volunteering Abroad can be a very rewarding experience. There are various non-profits out there that could use your skill-set, whether it be teaching in the subject of English, Art, Music, Medical, Law or in any area of expertise you might possess. [...]

106, 2017

2017 World of Children Awards

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 [...]

1605, 2017

Cooking Class in The Gambia

May 16th, 2017|Categories: The Gambia|Tags: , |

Ida’s Home Cooking Yabouy is the best cooking class in The Gambia. You will learn how to cook in her home and experience an authentic Gambian meal. Ida Cham Njai has spent the last 20 years working in the tourism [...]

2504, 2017

Austrian Air: Nonstop LA to Vienna

April 25th, 2017|Categories: Austria, Europe, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , |

On April 10, 2017, Austrian Air made an exciting announcement: their first nonstop service to the West Coast, to our lovely town of Los Angeles! Boeing 777-200 aircraft. Photo Courtesy of Austrian Airlines.   Nonstop Flight: Los Angeles to Vienna Starting summer of 2017, [...]

1804, 2017

A Little Piece of Caribbean Paradise

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Dominican Republic|Tags: , , , |

My Travel article on Samaná, Dominican Republic as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2017, read it here.

1004, 2017

Chandigarh: India’s Cleanest City

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 [...]

804, 2017

Beach Getaway to Catalina Island

April 8th, 2017|Categories: California, Catalina Island, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

As the daylight savings switches our clock back an hour, delaying our Sunset to a timely 8pm and the California warmth approaches to the perfect 78 degrees, it's also time for the beach! While Californians can virtually go to the [...]

2503, 2017

Beef Noodle Soup

March 25th, 2017|Categories: China, Los Angeles, Taiwan|Tags: , , , , , , |

My absolute favorite food in the whole wide world is a bowl of Beef Noodle Soup. This is my ultimate go-to comfort food, my guilty pleasure. Any time of the day, any season of the year. There are various versions [...]