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Experience | NBA Finals

I was camping in the middle of California when I received a call from a friend: “I have a ticket for you to Game 6 if you can make it to Miami tomorrow.” Ecstatic at the idea of watching my hometown team, the Dallas Mavericks, finally win the NBA Championships, I hitched a 3-hour ride to LA, hopped […]

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Stay | Bulgari Resort (Bali)

As luxurious as the iconic brand suggests, the Bulgari Resort-Bali is the place to stay if you want ultra-private villas, breathtaking perched views, a private beach, personal yoga lessons, and access to Bali-exclusive Bulgari timepieces – all in a serene, intimate environment. The entire resort is built like a fortress, making us feel like royal […]

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Stay | Marina Bay Sands (Singapore)

Marina Bay Sands Resort & Casino. $5.7 billion USD spent for your enjoyment pleasure — including the highest infinity pool in the world, a modern art museum, and the best shopping and restaurants in all of Singapore in one hotel. The rooms are underwhelming but the rest of this baller place is probably what Mars would look […]

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Explore | Bali, Indonesia

I went here for a week and ended up staying for three. Apparently that happens a lot here so don’t say I didn’t warn you. Although we managed to have some beautiful days, I wouldn’t recommend going during rainy season (Oct-March), but Bali is definitely a must-visit whenever you can. Below are some things not […]

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Eat | Aldea (NYC)

When Portuguese-American chef George Mendes personally invited me to sit at the Chef’s Counter at his newly-awarded Michelin-starred restaurant, Aldea, it was a foodie’s dream come true. Tossing the standard 9-course menu aside (which is quite reasonable for NY fine dining and highly recommended for its value), Mendes and his team skillfully whipped up 13 […]

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Stay | Park Hyatt (Seoul)

Centrally located in the Gangnam district across the COEX Mall, the Park Hyatt is the ideal place to stay for business or leisure while in Seoul. The modern, airy feel of the hotel is accented with top restaurants, elegant bar/lounges (top floor for daytime, lower floor for night time), and incredible service. A variety of […]

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Explore | Barcelona, Spain

Christmastime is the worst time to go to Spain because everything shuts down for two days. Nevertheless, we were still able to treat our eyes with Gaudi, our tummies with tapas, and our hearts with family-time in one of the most iconic cities in Europe. It was the perfect gift of happiness.

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