Archive for May, 2015

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANow that I’m semi-settled in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’m looking for volunteering adventures in my own backyard. So when my friend Aura suggested I volunteer with her one Saturday morning at the Gardens of Lake Merritt in Oakland, …

Tags: , ,
Posted in Hot Orgs | No Comments »

Kicking Up Our Heels in Cuba

Thursday, May 21st, 2015


Cubans love to dance – in the streets, in the squares, and in performance halls.

They literally grow up dancing, as evidenced by the ballet students practicing along the Malacón at midnight, a gaggle of teenagers entertaining the crowds in …

Tags: ,
Posted in North America | 4 Comments »

Cuba’s Arts Culture *Videos*

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

SalasHemingwayCuba has a vibrant arts culture and lucky for me my recent tour focused on exploring the island’s local art scene. In fact, one of the trip highlights is the access we had—visiting the artists in their homes, seeing their …

Tags: , ,
Posted in North America | No Comments »

Unraveling the Bay of Pigs

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASurprised that the Bay of Pigs is actually an idyllic white sand beach? I was. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but it sure wasn’t this little slice of paradise.

The reality is that Playa Girón (as it’s known …

Tags: , , ,
Posted in North America | No Comments »

Join Our Mailing List

Thanks for checking out my global living and giving adventures!

Sign up for my Weekly Update to get a free Charitable Giving Guide and more surprises straight to your inbox. Join the fun!