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2106, 2017
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Room to Read ‘Comedy for a Cause’

By |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 have nearly 1 million people not being able to work because they are handicapped by illiteracy, that affects […]

1306, 2017
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Volunteering Abroad

By |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.

Because we live in a privileged nation, I believe we have the duty to help others […]

106, 2017
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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 […]

1605, 2017
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Cooking Class in The Gambia

By |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 industry. Since 2008, she began her cultural cooking experience at her home in the neighborhood […]

2504, 2017
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Austrian Air: Nonstop LA to Vienna

By |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!

 
Nonstop Flight: Los Angeles to Vienna
Starting summer of 2017, Austrian Airlines will offer up to six flights per week between Vienna to LA on the Boeing 777. There will be up to 44 weekly flights to North America with […]

1804, 2017
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A Little Piece of Caribbean Paradise

By |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
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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 […]

804, 2017
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Beach Getaway to Catalina Island

By |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 beach 350 days out of the year (when it doesn’t rain), we have been so […]

2503, 2017
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Beef Noodle Soup

By |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 in which I rarely discriminate against as I appreciate them all, as long as heart and […]

2702, 2017
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A Vegetarian Dinner in Buenos Aires

By |February 27th, 2017|Categories: Argentina|Tags: , , |

Argentina is known to boast some of the best “Asados” (BBQ) in the world but you could find just as delicious Vegetarian Food in Buenos Aires. The food was certainly one of the main attractions that drew me to visiting in addition to the local wine, pasta and pizzas stemming from their European influence. While […]