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I Searched for Grizzlies in Three National Parks. This is What Happened

Author's note: I am an animal lover and lifelong vegetarian. My hopes of seeing a bear in America's wilderness are purely fueled by my fascination and love for seeing animals in the wild. All proper safety precautions were taken, and no entity was harmed in the process, unless you count my friends and family whom… Continue reading I Searched for Grizzlies in Three National Parks. This is What Happened

Finding Fulfillment · Friendship · Reflections · Travel

When Leisure Takes Work: A Week in NYC

New York City: A city overflowing with 8.5 million people that it's a wonder anyone runs into anyone else he or she knows when walking the streets. But with some effort and planning, you can certainly make it happen. Last month, I piggybacked off of a work trip to New York to also meet with… Continue reading When Leisure Takes Work: A Week in NYC

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Mexico City: An Amalgam of Attractions for Every Type of Traveler

Earlier this year, the Huffington Post encouraged travelers to visit Mexico City over Cancun's opalescent beaches. After all, Mexico City has so much more to offer by way of history, arts, food, and a bustling metropolis that plays home to one of the most prominent financial hubs in not only Latin America, but the world.  I had… Continue reading Mexico City: An Amalgam of Attractions for Every Type of Traveler

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Nashville: Top Picks for a Memorable Weekend in Music City

Stroll past any establishment in Nashville, and you'll find yourself unable to keep from tapping your feet, humming along or swaying to the twangy melodies wafting through the street, regardless of whether you like country music or not. It's called Music City for a reason, and music is certainly its greatest attraction. My husband and… Continue reading Nashville: Top Picks for a Memorable Weekend in Music City

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Cool Temps, Hot Spots: Excursions from Coimbatore

As an American-born desi growing up in the States, our opportunities to see parts of India beyond where our parents grew up are rare. To make these visits a little more interesting for us, perhaps our families plan for us a tour of the Delhi-Agra-Jaipur trifecta, and we’re considered to have "seen India." Otherwise we… Continue reading Cool Temps, Hot Spots: Excursions from Coimbatore

Forging your future · Reflections · Travel

When Business Meets Pleasure: Working Luxuriously from Miami Beach 

Last week, marketers, industry leaders and data junkies descended on the landmark Fontainebleau Hotel on Miami Beach for the annual Clarabridge conference to discuss the next revolution in customer experience marketing. Whether attendees were there to hear about the latest in CX trends or simply sunbathe on South Beach was unclear, but for me, the… Continue reading When Business Meets Pleasure: Working Luxuriously from Miami Beach 

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Cancun: More than Margaritas

Earlier this year, the Huffington Post encouraged travelers to explore Mexico City over Cancun for their warm-weather tropical getaway, primarily to avoid the throngs of boisterous college students who revel along Cancun’s beaches for spring break and summer vacation. I agree that Mexico City is now a great family-friendly destination and has much to offer… Continue reading Cancun: More than Margaritas