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My First Instagram Takeover: Follow @igersarmenia for the full  journey this weekend

Hey friends, I was asked to take over the http://www.instagram.com/igersarmenia account this weekend. I said yes!  First, because this is one of my favorite accounts to follow for travel inspiration in Armenia. Second, I realized that I haven’t been fully able to reveal some of the beautiful photos I’ve taken of the country from my… Continue reading My First Instagram Takeover: Follow @igersarmenia for the full  journey this weekend

Buddhism · Meditation · Nepal · photography · Travel · Yoga

Nepal on my Mind: Monks, Sadhus and Astrologers

In my morning class, something urged me to express an experience I had during my time in Nepal. The memory of this experience from last November, as I thought was fading, today came back to me strong. It  has also made me go back into my phone and take a look at some of the… Continue reading Nepal on my Mind: Monks, Sadhus and Astrologers

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9 Things I learned from Instagram #2015BestNine (+9 IG Lessons Learned Revealed)

Early on in January of this year, while in Rio De Janeiro, I had the revelation of starting a campaign around the phrase Pack Your Mat (read Finding Freedom in Rio on how it all started). While swimming in the beautiful ocean with my friend around 6:30am, I thought of this phrase and how I… Continue reading 9 Things I learned from Instagram #2015BestNine (+9 IG Lessons Learned Revealed)

Armenia · photography · Portrait

Portrait Series: The Violinist

To give peace with ones music is a knowledge I do not possess. At times I’ve wished to have learnt. In fact, feelings of envy come up sometimes when I’m engulfed in the beautiful set of notes being orchestrated by man and his instrument.  However, we all have a way of transmitting knowledge; a musician… Continue reading Portrait Series: The Violinist

Armenia · photography

Portrait Series: The Bus Drivers at Vanadzor  

These men were pure fun and living examples of how joy should be found in whatever situation you are in. From the moment I got to Vanadzor bus station at 10am to the moment our shared taxi left at 11:15am, they cracked jokes and profanely expressed themselves (of course only in the presence of men).… Continue reading Portrait Series: The Bus Drivers at Vanadzor  

Armenia · Lifestyle · photography

Portrait Series: Adría

Our paths crossed over social media and we decided to meet at the Armenian Genocide Memorial Monument and Museum, Tsitsernakaberd. I immediately volunteered to share my knowledge of my ancestors with Adría.     We walked through Vernisage, had Armenian coffee and suddenly it was decided that I’d tag along on his trip up to the… Continue reading Portrait Series: Adría