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9 Essentials You Need to Travel During a Pandemic

With rising COVID-19 vaccination rates in the U.S. and around the world, more people are finally able (and ready) to travel as the world slowly reopens. However, traveling today looks very different to what it did pre-pandemic, and there are still many essentials you need to travel, and precautions you must take to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Most countries have…

BODYTRAFFIC at The Wallis

The Wallis Annenberg center for the performing arts is located in beautiful Beverly Hills and is seeping with beautiful architecture both inside and out. The Wallis is an exquisite performing arts center, and I’ve had the pleasure of seeing a variety of unique artists from around the world. We headed there to see BODYTRAFFIC for the world premiere of Recurrence, a duet created…

8 Reasons to Send 2021 Holiday Cards

It will be hard to forget the years 2020 and 2021. Covid-19 affected our lives in every capacity. Perhaps these will not be years we remember with fondness and reverence, which is why I believe it’s more important than ever to send 2021 holiday cards to our friends and family. We’ve sent holiday cards for years, and I can&#8217…

Maggie’s Club London – The 80’s are back!

Maggie’s Club London is back with a bang, after undergoing a facelift while it was closed during the pandemic and it’s totally rad! ‘Video didn’t kill the radio star’ at this 1980’s retro nightclub which is located in the heart of Chelsea. ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’, so after a day of birthday celebrations…

The Art of Banksy Exhibition – London

The Art of Banksy, is the world’s largest exhibition of privately owned Banksy artwork being showcased in a huge warehouse space in Covent Garden, London. Banksy is one of the most famous street artists in the world, yet he’s managed to keep his identity a secret. His face has never appeared in public photographs or on television, and he’s…

Girls Weekend Away – Visit Foxen Winery

My husband has been working from home for 483 days (but who’s counting!!??!!) at the time this article was published. I don’t know about you, but after so many months in quarantine with my nearest and dearest (and if you know me well, you can see that deadpan half smile as I say those words out loud), I’ve been DESPERATE…

Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles is BACK!

Live Music Is Back!  Walt Disney Concert Hall is a Los Angeles iconic venue designed by Frank Gehry ‘from the inside out.’  Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is the first ensemble to perform a live concert for in-person audiences, after Covid-19 restrictions abruptly stopped performances in March 2020. The beauty of live events is each one is a unique experience, creating memories…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021

Mother’s Day is my favorite day of the year. Not because we usually do something big and fancy… but because it’s the one day my kids know they need to step up and show me the love. And they do. Over the years I’ve cherished their sweet handmade cards, freshly picked flowers, misshaped pancakes, home-made gifts, and some store…

Covid-19 Pandemic: One Year Later

A year ago we all watched with horror as we came to grips with our new reality: the world was dealing with a deadly pandemic. Every single person across the globe has been impacted and suffered in some fashion; this pandemic has changed pretty much everything. Our college freshman packed up his dorm with 24 hours notice and flew cross country to shelter at home…

Systemic Racism: Dr. Naina Mahngar, Oncologist

Medicine has long been a male-dominated field. But that is changing. Women now account for 36.8% of physician’s according to census data, and 33% of medical oncologists are women. However they still encounter disbelief of their profession on a daily basis. Racist and sexist bias against patients is a prevalent issue, but often overlooked is the existence of racist and sexist…