Transitioning to Minimalism

Creating a healthy environment for the planet is my number one goal, and it starts with my mind, body and home.

SJSU Spartan Mambo – Collegiate Salsa Champions

I had the pleasure of filming and editing 30+ collegiate salsa dancers from San José State University, Spartan Mambo! After all the trophies won at competitions, this is the first video project of the performance and competition team members. View the video below featuring iconic locations at SJSU. Dance on,

Consumer to Conscious

I started a journey around four months ago, right after graduating college. In summary, I simplified my life: e s s e n t i a l i s m . I feel so great. So light! (Physically and mentally.) My space is not cluttered. (I’m still talking physically and

Cuba: 6 MAJOR Things to Know Before Visiting

There were MANY lessons we learned in Cuba, but six major ones I hope everyone can learn from our first-timer visit. THE TAXI DRIVERS SWINDLE: If you know basic Spanish a.k.a. can count to ten, speak it and know you can always haggle down the price. We didn’t understand how

VIDEO: Paradise in Trinidad, Cuba

“Without disaster, there would be no calm.” I remember in 6th grade, my teacher Ms. Castillo said this in Geography class. I wrote that down in my planner and since then, have been reminded that life needs one for the other. My previous post told about some of the “disaster”

Trinidad Disaster: Hiding from Security

It was past midnight and the air was humid. Seven were hiding behind one thick tree, with the bright hotel lights shining in our direction. We had all our small backpacks and bags with us, trying to figure out in which scenario that we did not get caught by security

Trinidad: Prior to Paradise

The four of us, Emily, Shakun, Nathaly and I, had spent the night in Varadero. The second day, the rest of our salsa teammates arrived: Royce, Zaida, and Ralyn. We spent an hour at the beautiful Caribbean beach in the afternoon and then it was time to go to the

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