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New York City Hangout

While the weather remains undecided, we area in the middle of spring clean season. This is a season for me to make space for new projects and spend time with my community. I will be popping up every where for the next few months, both in New York and California. I’ve teamed up with Sweaty Betty […]

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The Paradise Story Spring Adventure

I’ve been a busy bee lately, taking on new paradise projects that I really enjoy. In April I produced a photo shoot for my creative branding agency, The Paradise Story. The Paradise Story is a concept where we strategically align complementary brands, the world’s most exotic destinations, and social media influencers for collaborative social media mash-ups. Brands […]

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Let’s Get Sweaty! NYC Fitness Event!

It’s POP-UP time of year and we are launching our sweaty season at our favorite, Sweaty Betty in SOHO! Come join us Tuesday May 16th for a happy hour of free yoga and bubbles! 6-8pm 77 Mercer Street, NYC. The yoga is all levels, complimentary, mats are provided by Sweaty Betty. RSVP now: info@theparadisestory.com Liz Gluckstern is […]

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The Long Neck Tribe of Inle Lake, Myanmar

When I visited Myanmar for the first time the diverse culture really left an impression on me. My mom and I were enamored by the spectrum of ethnic groups comprising Myanmar’s indigenous population. There is such a variety of people living closely together, converging different customs and traditions. A delightful encounter. When visiting Inle Lake we encountered the women […]

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Myanmar Traditional Natural Sunscreen

Myanmar’s majority group, which are around 40 millions people, or two thirds of the populations, are the Bamar (or “Burmans” as we know them). They were wet-rice farming people and as the country’s largest racial group the Burmese language has long been the national language. The Bamar have influenced and shaped Myanmar introduced many cultural […]

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Bagan Sunrise

I’ll keep this brief because let’s be honest, it’s all about these pictures! Probably one of the most photographed destinations in the world, Bagan does not disappoint. My mom and I made a rookie mistake and traveled to Myanmar during Chinese New Year. We aware of this going in and embraced it. Silver lining, how […]

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World Water Day

Today is World Water Day? Every day globally, the vast majority of all the wastewater from our cities, industry, agriculture and homes flows back to nature without being reused or treated and polluting the environment, as well as losing valuable nutrients and other recoverable materials. Here are five facts on world water day and how […]

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5 Fun Facts on Myanmar

My mom and I recently traveled to Myanmar for an adventure of a lifetime, a story my mom and I have named “My Mom & Me in Myanmar.” My mom had previously visited when the country was called Burma, about 35 years ago, always wanting to return. Myanmar has been high on my list since it’s travel boom a […]

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Bangkok in 1 day

The Myanmar adventure with my mom entailed a lot of flights. My mom took 11, I took nine. To start, we flew from NYC to Bangkok via Tokyo. After the 13 hour leg the 8 hour leg flew by. Before we knew it, we were in Bangkok and it was 11:30pm two days later. My […]

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! Today is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.  It really should be an international holiday. Plain and simple, this should be a day of observance for all the ladies that make moves all day every day, rarely taking time for themselves. All of the women that […]

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