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14 10, 2019

Books about Lebanon: Travel, Food & Politics

By | October 14th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , |

Lebanon has risen to the top of my favorite countries in the world. Its complicated history, hospitable people, their openness to creativity and the arts, their progressiveness mixed with traditional values, the fluidity between European, Asian and Arabic culture, among many other reasons is why I continually dream of going back for longer periods of [...]

22 11, 2017

My Birthday: Another Library to be Bulit!

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: India|Tags: , , , , , , |

For the past 7 years, I have donated my birthday to Room to Read, an NGO I trust 100% and am so passionate about. Their mission & goal is for every child in the world to have access to education and literacy no matter where they were born. Today, there are approximately 800,000 people who [...]

7 07, 2016

7 Books to Read Traveling to Jordan

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: Jordan|Tags: , , , , , |

If you are about to embark on a journey to Jordan, have always dreamt of traveling to Jordan, or have come back from the beautiful experience, I have compiled 7 books to read traveling to Jordan. These books provide some insight and history into the magical Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. While one can easily embrace their imagination, [...]

5 05, 2015

Room to Read Spring Benefit 5/6!

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

 “If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty.” Room to Read Gala 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 [...]

9 10, 2014

10 Things I Learned from Nicholas Kristof

By | October 9th, 2014|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , |

  I had the privilege and honor to see Nicholas Kristof, an award-winning NY Times Journalist, #1 Bestseller of "Half The Sky" book & Documentary, yesterday at the All Saints Church in Beverly Hills. This was an event hosted by LiveTalksLA where he introduced his new book, "A Path Appears". I have followed Nicholas Kristof on [...]

24 09, 2013

“Travels with Epicurus”

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

An extract I found in the back of the book "Travels with Epicurus" by Daniel Klein. A satirical irony of the mentality and outlook of Americans versus European Lifestyle. This is one of the best travel philosophy books I've picked up in awhile! Epicureanism as a Living Philosophy Today Aegean islanders like to tell a joke [...]

15 09, 2010

GYPSET: Coffee Table Book of the Week

By | September 15th, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , |

Gypset Books and Lifestyle I bought the Gypset Collection of Books and it's been a wonderful Coffee Table book accessory. Gypset Books and Lifestyle is a daily inspiration and reminder of the Ideal Life I have set out. We oftentimes get so carried away with our day-to-day activities, that life becomes easily mundane. We all need some sort [...]