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3 years ago
One of my favorite travel tips for packing like a pro is to roll your clothes. Simple. Easy. Effective. It saves space, and prevents them from getting wrinkled. For delicate fabrics, place a piece of tissue paper or a dry cleaning bag (eco-friendly preferred) on … Read more
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3 years ago
I don’t do jet lag. Here are my tips: The minute you arrive at the airport, turn your watch on whatever time zone you are going to, and start acting like that. If its the nighttime there, then be as quiet and restful as possible, and start eating all your … Read more
3 years ago
You would think this post would be in the “Food & Drink” section, right? But, it’s not. It’s in “Travel & Culture”, on purpose. Because in my world, certain foods exude certain cultures. I am 1/2 Lebanese. My Lebanese … Read more
3 years ago
I have this theory, that we have building styles, just like purse styles, shoe styles, and clothing styles. Mine is definitely French. I love all things Parisian: art, food, fashion, joie de vivre. So it naturally follows that I’d love Parisian buildings. … Read more
3 years ago
I am often asked: How do I benefit from all my travel. The answer: I receive signs. Traveling allows me to see the world in a different way, and to notice, envision and create, in a way I can never do in my home. So, traveling, for me, is a way to see the signs. … Read more
3 years ago
Don’t you just love this photo? I spent 2.5 weeks in Chicago this Summer. It had been years since I traveled there. Well, I forgot how much I enjoy the city. It has a magic all its own, difficult to describe, but easy to feel. I am definitely adding it into … Read more
3 years ago
This is one of my favorite travel photos. Why? because it so perfectly captures the nook in this restaurant. It’s a pictorial depiction of cozy. It’s so important to find places that are comfortable, cozy and relaxing when you travel. Living outside … Read more
3 years ago
Travel is my therapy. Why? because I feel so free when I travel. My mind is free from the routine. My body is free from familiar surroundings, and my soul is free to wonder, to explore, and to breathe. Traveling doesn’t have to be far, wide, or expensive. You … Read more
3 years ago
As you may know, Samira’s Table, the brand, started our very food focused. People are always asking me where to eat in certain cities, and HOW do I find the best food. So, i’ll let you in on my ultra sophisticated (just kidding) process. I find the best … Read more
5 years ago
A duo of Houstonians took over New York’s Metropolitan Room on Thursday to showcase their talents. Filmmaker and art collector Michel Muylle presented an abridged screening of his Gold REMI Award-winning documentary Collector’s Waltz, which features … Read more
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