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Where to find the best croissant in Barcelona? 

As I impatiently type this with my sticky fingers as the flavors linger on my tastebuds, I’m certain I’ve found the best croissant in the city of Barcelona. Having lived here for six years I have tried mediocre croissants and wasted precious calories on them. Today, as I tried this place for the second time,… Continue reading Where to find the best croissant in Barcelona? 

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Trusting the Sharp Razor and the Barber Who Held It

My head was tilted at a 45 degree angle towards the rear of the barber’s chair, while the freshly placed razor was all ready to do its deed. The Algerian man slightly brought my head closer to the headrest, feeling the tension in my body as he slid the razor in a northerly fashion from the bottom of… Continue reading Trusting the Sharp Razor and the Barber Who Held It

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Birthday Post: 32 Years of Breathing, 32 Grateful Affirmations

Maya Angelou is known to have said that “life isn’t measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away”. Directly contradicting this statement is yogic philosophy claiming that “we are allotted a certain number of breaths per lifetime” and that life is measured by the number of… Continue reading Birthday Post: 32 Years of Breathing, 32 Grateful Affirmations

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The Journey of the 5 Sensual Pleasures at the Holualoa Inn

Three weeks ago what was only an embryo of an idea of retreating for a few days from the city became a quick reality as I found an outstanding escape opportunity with some American Airlines miles to the Big Island of Hawaii. With minimal research, I was lucky enough to find accommodation, which met what I… Continue reading The Journey of the 5 Sensual Pleasures at the Holualoa Inn