Mandranova – Experience Authentic Sicily

It is, and it is not Italy Mandranova, our home among the olive fields When I was in college, I met a boy from Sicily, Nunzio, he helped me pass economics class while I helped him understand literature and Greek mythology. Our friend Tanya helped us pass developmental physiology. On long breaks between classes the…

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Mandarin Oriental Tokyo – Why We Keep Coming Back

When you think of tree houses nestled in the sky – you think jungle and woods and an endless scene of nature. I’ve stayed in a fare share of tree suspended hotels made for bird watching and moon gazing. However, when I entered the Mandrin Oriental Tokyo, all of those notions changed. Suddenly I was…

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China by Train; experiencing both authenticity and luxury

Temple of Heaven, Beijing (must visit) 水满则溢。(Shuǐmǎn zé yì. ‘water full but overflows’) — Water flows in only to flow out. China by Train – on this trip we felt like we experienced the true authenticity of China, all while still getting the five star experience we wanted from a vacation. Below, I’ll discuss our…

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#STRONGLIKEAMAMA Heymama Event (Overlooking beautiful NYC)

Incredible isn’t it? A perfect summer evening on an elegant rooftop over looking one of the greatest cities in the world – Hanging out with you – a hundred plus hard working entrepreneur mothers, all who left their babies (of various ages) at home and turned up to sweat, chant and discuss all forms of…

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Baby Game Changers: Coterie Diapers

In the world of babies you hear a many things over and over again, the main one being those daunting diaper changes. Of-course for those yet to have kids this sounds so simple and so far fetched from anything you need to worry about; a diaper. But once you’re a parent, you know that anything…

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Structuring A Strength Training & Workout Program For Your Goals

Structuring A Strength Training Program – because working out should not be a medley of ‘calorie burning’, randomized moves. How often do you hear; ·      I work out. ·      Just finished my workout. ·      I’m working out this Saturday. ·      Wanna join me for a workout? And yet, and I will say this with the…

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My Number #1 Recommendation For Mama’s To Be – Baby Essentials

As a new mama to be, the landscape of motherhood was in the beginning more like a flurry of thoughts; playing with my daughter, watching my husband with her, introducing her to martial arts. Then the more technical and less whimsical parts like making my schedule work; balancing motherhood and my passions of teaching and helping…

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