8 Hours in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour

Hong Kong is a wonderland, a frenetic, energizing mix of old and modern. I’d planned to live there to start my own online magazine, till fate intervened (in the best way possible) and pulled me back to California. I still…

Dance for joy in Brazil!

Danza Afro-Brazilian Salvador Bahia Escola de Danza

I finally had a chance to edit the dance footage from the last day of Afro-Brazilian dance class of my August 2012 trip to Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The video features a few of Bahia’s top master teachers and percussionists. Dancers…

12-21-12 is not the end of the world

Uxmal - a castle in the sky

“The world will not end on December 21, 2012. Instead, the Mayan Long Count calendar will begin a new cycle at 13.0.0.0.0. ” So says Miguel Angel Vergara, a highly regarded Mayan Priest and author of several books on the Maya.…

Cassis, France: Pretty Anywhere You Look

Cassis

One of my favorite destinations in France is the pretty village of Cassis, about 30km away from Marseille. Quiet and gorgeous, Cassis is a small fishing port with a photogenic harbor, quaint medieval streets, and picturesque views of the sea…

Singapore: Back to the Future

Louis Vuitton floating pavillion and the ArtScience Museum at MBS

I recently spent a week in Singapore for a workshop. It must have been at least four years since I last visited the small city country. It’s as clean as ever, yet so much has changed since I was a…