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Iceland: A New Scope of Adventure

Package this trip A few years back I had an hour layover in Kevflavik airport. The adjacent lines of the walls and the quirky demeanor of the Icelandic people sparked my attention. Four years later at a dinner over Korean BBQ, a friend said we are planning a trip to Iceland, would you like to […]

To The Core…

  As I mention in the About Me of my website, I am an explorer to the core. I have been that way since the beginning. I recently traveled to Iceland. It was such an adventure–new landscapes, new foods, new stories. Every time I leave for a trip near or far, it reminds me of […]

Saying Good-byes before the End: Piano style

I have been extremely lucky in the grandparent department. My mom’s parents are still alive at 94 and last December they celebrated their 70th anniversary. However, the last few years, health has declined and the depth of memory has fizzled. But, up until a few years ago, some of my funniest and most drunken moments have […]

An Ode To Generation X

With all the hype focused on the millennials, I felt an obvious urge to celebrate a generation of people who have paved the way for positive global growth and awareness, who have given back on so many levels, and are still quietly kicking some real ass… Growing up: Skateboards were used as toboggans to zoom […]

Bourne Explorer Day Trip: Far Rockaway

Who says New Yorkers don’t love the beach? With the Rockaways a mere 30 minutes away from the city by train, we might not be the boardwalk-loving culture that California is, but beach culture is now becoming the norm for New Yorkers. The Rockaways were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, with the boardwalk being almost […]