The Yucatán, Mexico. 2008-2015

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Every time I travel, I always get a tip to visit the country’s beautiful beaches, little do they know that we, New Yorkers, are blessed with multiple daily 3-hour non-stop flights to Cancun. Once you’ve experienced the beauty of the Riviera Maya, dove the underground rivers (cenotes) of the Yucatán, visited and learnt about the grandeur of the Maya archeological sites (Chichen Itza, Tulum, Uxmal, Calakmul, Xpujil), danced at one of the BMP Festival events in Playa del Carmen, you realize that you found your perfect “beach” destination. So, skip Goa or Brighton, come to the Mexican peninsula! First time I came to the Yucatán was in September 2008 to do an underwater photoshoot …

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Zakynthos, Greece. July 2014

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July 29, 2014 Today, D. and I were getting into an island state of mind and driving/ ferrying to the island of Zakynthos to visit D. grandma and see the places where D. spent his summers as a child. The name of this island doesn’t usually bring many associations among people unless you mention the Navagio beach (also known as Shipwreck beach) – whose picture decorates the cover of pretty much every travel guide to Greece. Well, I have to stress the fact that no filters were used to enhance this picture, it is THAT beautiful there! We planned to stay on the island for 3 days and head back to …

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