[FOOD STORY] Let's go to Napoli: Exploring History and Food

After an hour on the “Frecciarossa” (Italy’s express train), I was already savoring what would come next. The world famous Neapolitan pizza. I stepped out of the train on a Saturday morning in the middle of October to find a sort of beautiful chaos ruling the southern city of Naples. There were pedestrians challenging the cars and walking among them. Vehicles taking the traffic signals (if there were any) for granted; resulting in a disarray of cars, vespas, and taxis going in all (and unclear) directions. This was a day trip. a discovery trip, I wanted to rediscover pizza. 

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[INSPIRATION] I'm Taking The Plunge!

Contrary to popular belief, taking the plunge with something completely new in life doesn't have to be a scary affair. Like I recently explained to a friend who is wanting to do the same: "Changing the way we live for something we really love doing sometimes feels like jumping out of a plane, and that needs practice...and a parachute!", I joked. Yes, a parachute. And courage, tons of it, of course. Even though a certain degree of danger is always included, who says that changing life has to be thoughtless and hurtful? 

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A nation divided... and brought together by our food

I was born and raised in Venezuela. I spent 16 years of my life in that country and I still carry it in my heart. Even so, there are many ways in which I do not share the Venezuelan customs, there are many ways in which I do not share their values or traditions. I no longer understand all of the slang, and when I am sitting in a table full of Venezuelans I somehow feel out of place. That is of course until we all sit down to eat arepas.

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[STORIES] Today Is The Day I Fall In Love With My Body

I spent the first thirty years of my life thinking there was something wrong with my body that needed to be fixed. Today, I know I was wrong. I know that many people out there are still stuck in the same vicious loop that held me trapped for so long, and that is why I'm here to share my story.

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