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201, 2017
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Destination Morocco: Marrakesh

By |January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Morocco|Tags: , , , |

“Destination Morocco: Marrakesh” is a video I compiled of my time in the Old City Marrakesh exploring Jemma El Fna Square, eating my way around and shopping in the Souqs. The second half is a snippet of our drive down south to Zagora Desert to camp with the Berber Tribe people where we rode camels during […]

2712, 2016
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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 if […]

1712, 2016
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Morocco’s Blue City: Chefchaouen

By |December 17th, 2016|Categories: Morocco|Tags: , , |

A trip to Morocco would not be complete without a stop to the mountainous blue city of Chefchaouen. While not bombarded by loads of tourism yet, hippies and seasoned European travelers have been visiting since the early 1960’s as a mystical untouched getaway, as well as in search of readily-available hashish. This seemingly utopian town is a must-see […]

1805, 2016
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Is it Safe to Travel to Morocco?

By |May 18th, 2016|Categories: Morocco|Tags: , , , , |

Morocco is an exotic destination located in northwest Africa that is on the bucket list for many people. The textile, the colors, the diverse landscape between the beaches, mountains, city life, and the countryside with Olive trees framing the north and Argan trees framing the south. Many come solely for the purpose of tasting the […]

2003, 2016
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Fambul Tok

By |March 20th, 2016|Categories: Africa, Dharma Bum|Tags: , , , |

“The Family Tree bends, but it does not break.”
-Sierra Leone Proverb
Sierra Leone suffered a devastating 11 year Civil War in 1991-2002. Between 50,000-300,000 people have been killed, many people became handicap, 2.5 million people displaced from their homes, and not to mention the emotional scars left on the people for life. And all this corruption & […]

505, 2015
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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 Asia & […]

812, 2014
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“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 on […]

1807, 2012
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Happy 94th Birthday Nelson Mandela!

By |July 18th, 2012|Categories: Africa|Tags: , |

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in jail for leading an armed anti-apartheid campaign and became president in 1994 until 1999 in South Africa. He was the first to be elected into a fully represented Democratic Election. Mandela is considered one of our most respected modern day role models among with Dalai Lama, Mother Teresa, Martin […]

1003, 2012
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My Response to the KONY 2012 critics

By |March 10th, 2012|Categories: Africa|Tags: , , , |

With every cause trying to do good in this world, are critics who are going to challenge and oppose it. After 50 million views of the Kony 2012 video in the past 4 days, are just as many cynics such as the most popular “Visible Children”.

The Complaints:
1)  Only 1/3 of the funds from Invisible Children […]

803, 2012
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KONY 2012

By |March 8th, 2012|Categories: Africa|Tags: , |

Make Kony Famous. Where you live shouldn’t determine whether or not you live. In this case, thousands of innocent lives are dying in Uganda. Kony is the #1 most wanted criminal in the World. For over 20 years, he’s abducted children from their homes to make them his own soldiers for no reason but power, […]