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  • Oct 5, 2014

     Why is everything so fast? Why are so many people crammed into such a small space? Why am I hyperventilating?  My first day back in Brooklyn I was excited. I ran out to go check my mentor at my alma mater, LIU (Long Island University) then decided to walk around DUMBO to see how the neighborhood has changed. I made it a whole four blocks before I had to

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  • Sep 23, 2014

    This weekend I met up with my friend Tatiana at her favorite New York festival.  Tati has been going to San Ganarro in Little Italy since she was a little girl.  San Ganarro is an eleven day festival for all the senses.  It felt  as if all of New York descended upon the ever shrinking New York neighborhood to partake in religious processions, musical per

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  • Sep 20, 2014

    The North Nordic Food Festival returned to New York City with an exclusive, private dinner by Finnish chef Sasu Laukkonen. Laukkonen’s specialty is new Nordic cuisine, his innovativeness garnered him his first Michelin star earlier this year at his Helsinki restaurant Chef & Sommelier.   “I was very surprised!” Laukkonen remarked. “It’s

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  • Jul 22, 2014

    Greetings! This week I did a quick video on one of my favorite temples in Bali, Uluwatu.  Hope you like.  Until next time.     [vimeo http://vimeo.com/101350936]

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  • Jul 14, 2014

    Thanks for your questions!  Here are my answers in this first podcast.  Please let me know what you think.  I had fun doing this!How I Became a Longterm Traveler

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  • Jul 8, 2014

            Hello!  I have published my first e-book: 'Eat, Pray, Stay for Days: A Guide to Long Term Travel in Bali.'  It is available for free download until July 12, 2014.  Please download and leave a review on Amazon.  Click on the link below.  Thanks so much for your continued support and interest in my journey.   http:

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  • Jul 8, 2014

    [caption id="attachment_1850" align="alignnone" width="200"] Photo By: Annoula Maria[/caption]Hello! I have been getting a quite a few emails from people wanting to know my story. I am a firm believer that it is never too late to follow your dreams. So, I am opening the floor to answer all your questions in a podcast. Post your questions below or private mes

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  • Jul 2, 2014

      FC Residence is an exclusive eight -bedroom property in tranquil Pererenan. South Bali has become very busy and at times feel over-crowded. Pererenan is the exception. Located just outside Canggu, Pererenan still holds on to the serenity that is the ‘Old Bali’ charm. Emerald rice fields litter the landscape, banana trees hang over narrow roads an

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  • May 29, 2014

      I was the last one to board the tour bus. As I made my way to my seat I noticed their curious glances up at me. I settled into a window seat and a few turned heads turned to look back at me. I smiled reassuringly.   I was traveling solo. As the tour progressed from one Taiwanese attraction to the next their glances turned into stares. A petite wom

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  • May 25, 2014

      Greetings! Last week I was in Hong Kong.  I needed a change of scenery from my beachy island life.  I wanted to walk on flat surface in heels, I wanted to take an MTR, hop on bus and sip coffee in a paper cup with the cardboard thingy around it and the cup's lid didn't have to be taped shut.  Thousands of people visit Bali to get away and here I

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