SALO X ONIF // filipino feast prepared by the gypsy chef + friends

When you live in NYC, you meet people who share some of the same interests as you. One amazing person I’ve met is Yana Gilbuena. She shares my passion for food and travel; except when she travels she cooks, whereas I travel and eat… but that’s why we get along so well. I met her a year (maybe […]


ASHRAM LIFE // things people won’t tell you about ashrams

What is an ashram? Techinically, it’s a monastic community, or other place of religious retreat for Hindus. In this post I’m going to describe my ashram life experience in the 5W format: who, what, where, when, why… So first of all… lets start off with WHY anyone would stay at an ashram. During my travels I […]


SWEET KERALA // spirtual pilgrimage to southern, india

I went to India for 14 days, returned last week, and I am still jet-lagged. Such is life. Would love to share 9+ Things I Learned in India with you: AYURVEDIC FOOT MASSAGES // Not what you’re thinking, it’s WAY better. I signed up for a “foot massage” because my calves were killing me and I […]