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Jump into a Pod: Capsule Hotel in Tokyo (Ebisu/Shibuya)

On my first trip to Tokyo I decided to experiment with a capsule hotel– one because it seemed interesting and two– because I don’t like to spend hundreds of dollars on a place that’s only for sleeping. I stayed at the C + Sauna (or “do-c Ebisu” as it’s listed on Booking.com), a capsule hotel located a hop, skip and a jump away from Ebisu … Continue reading Jump into a Pod: Capsule Hotel in Tokyo (Ebisu/Shibuya)

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Trying to Capture that Perfect Moment

They say, “a picture is worth a thousand words”…but what about the words that never get shared? Continue reading Trying to Capture that Perfect Moment

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Preparing for 2018 with a 2017 Recap

With 2018 less than two days away, and a lot of new adventures in store (such as buying my first sailboat, and motorcycle, with a tentative plan to ride across South America, as well as potentially spending a month or two snowboarding in Hakuba, Japan — AND rejoining my sailing family aboard our trusty 51’ Formosa ketch Violeta in Mexico in April to continue the … Continue reading Preparing for 2018 with a 2017 Recap

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Road Trippin with Grandma- California to North Dakota: Part 1

When you think of a stereotypical Grandma, images of white hair and gentle frailty, a woman knitting peacefully from a rocking chair in front of the television, who speaks softly and offers you endless helpings of food and has a back stock of Werther’s hard candies on hand ready to be doled out by the plenty to any passerby, come to mind– at least that’s what … Continue reading Road Trippin with Grandma- California to North Dakota: Part 1

Easing In: Yoga & My First Day on Koufonisia

I arrived at the port of Koufonisia in the afternoon where Elena, the manager of My Island Home, the hotel where I’ll be teaching yoga for the next few weeks waited for me with her dog. She drove me to my small shack off the beaten path near the center of town, I dropped off my bags and we headed five minutes up the only … Continue reading Easing In: Yoga & My First Day on Koufonisia

Ancient Monuments in Athens

If you like history or philosophy, or better yet, both, then Athens is a city that will make your little intellectual mind sing out in observance of and reverence for humanity’s magnificent past. The home to what arguably were the greatest philosophers who ever lived, or at the very least, the place where philosophy really began taking off more than 2500 years ago, Athens is … Continue reading Ancient Monuments in Athens