Key West 2016

04. January 2017 Travel 0
Key West 2016
In November just before Thanksgiving, my family and my girlfriend’s parents decided to take a trip to Key West. We stayed at an Airbnb for 2 nights and had a blast. The first night, we stopped in at Louie’s Backyard for a five-star dinner. The sun was just setting as we ate, making the very ...

Personal Goals for 2017

Personal Goals for 2017
This year, I decided to break up my goals. I’m focusing heavily on improving my health in 2017, as I’m getting closer to the age of 30 and would like to feel good about where I stand on that front. You can see my health goals for the year here.   I also thought it ...

Year of Action – Health Goals for 2017

03. January 2017 Health, Thoughts 2
Year of Action – Health Goals for 2017
Last year, I tested out a lot of things. I tried to implement new habits everywhere. Some were beneficial, some were useless. After one full year of trying to implement the following daily habits, I’ve learned how to be my most productive self. Meditate Exercise (run and lifting weights) Eat healthy Play (tennis, squash, golf) ...

India – Day 6 & 7, Varanasi to Jaipur

14. October 2016 Travel 0
India – Day 6 & 7, Varanasi to Jaipur
Day 6 of our trip to India was almost completely devoted to traveling, so I’ll include it here with Day 7. We started our day on the Ganges again, or the “Ganga” as they refer to it here. We just had time to take in the sunrise and head up and down the river for ...

India – Day 5, Varanasi

13. October 2016 Travel 0
India – Day 5, Varanasi
Our day started at 530am. We met our tour guide, Ayoosh, for an early look at the Varanasi. We started our tour at the Ganges, where hundreds of people gather every morning to chant, pray, perform music, meditate, practice yoga, and in general say good morning to the river. We watched the sun rise and ...

India – Day 4, Delhi to Varanasi 

12. October 2016 Travel 0
India – Day 4, Delhi to Varanasi 
Today we headed to Varanasi, the cultural and religious center of India. Our driver described it as ‘the Hindu Mecca’, although 35% of city is occupied by Muslims.  After a long, relaxing breakfast, and a one hour flight delay, we headed to Delhi International Airport and caught our flight to Varanasi. The Air India flight ...

India – Day 3, Agra to Delhi

11. October 2016 Travel 0
India – Day 3, Agra to Delhi
Today started at 330am after a 9 hour sleep – yes, we fell asleep at 630pm last night. Jet lag is real. At 6am, we met our guide, Manu, in the lobby of our hotel. We loaded up our bags and headed to the entrance of the Taj Mahal to pick up our tickets.  After ...

India – Day 2, Delhi to Agra

10. October 2016 Travel 0
India – Day 2, Delhi to Agra
We spent our morning in Delhi, enjoying an amazing breakfast at the Hyatt Regency Delhi before watching the American Presidential debate at 630am.  After breakfast we headed to the India Gate in Delhi with our driver guide. We spent a long time taking pictures of the Gate, and posing for pictures with curious locals who ...

India – Day 1, Delhi

India – Day 1, Delhi
After one 14 hour flight to Doha, Qatar, a 3 hour layover, and a 3 hour flight to Delhi, I arrived in India at 2AM. After clearling customs and grabbing my bag, I found my driver and headed to our first hotel to meet Amanda – where I quickly passed out.  Our first day in ...