Debbie A. Hudzik

64 Added | 8 Magazines | 34 Likes | 9 Following | 13 Followers | @DebbieAHudzik | Founder of https://lotustrips.com/ and cheerleader for women. Your future tour guide when your brain is screaming 'Take Me Away'.

Padma Lakshmi's Holistic Indian Skincare Secrets Are Too Good Not to Share

By the time Padma Lakshmi swings by the Byrdie studio to film a series of videos about her beauty routine (and new MAC makeup collection), I already …

Alternative Medicine

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

This Is the World's Most-booked Tour on TripAdvisor (Video)

Picking a new destination to travel to can be a daunting experience. It can be hard to tell if you picked the right place, right hotel, and right …

Who Says You Can’t?

<i>“It doesn’t matter where you are, it doesn’t matter where you go</i><p><i>If it’s a million miles aways or just a mile up the road</i><p><i>Take it in, take it with you</i> …

Girl Power Earrings

Some months back, I was in jewelry store in Florida, deconstructing a certain ring, when I noticed these silver earrings on the cheap rack. I …

Road Angels

Sometimes you can feel it when they’re near. People you just connect with. 2 months in and I wanted to tell you about some of these people that have …

Mamma Mia!

Sometimes we do stupid things that sound really good at the time. Here’s one of mine. I made a vow to myself, “No men for 1 year.” Who needs it …

New Colors

“I’m very sorry Madame, you may not go to your tent, the elephants are near,” says my escort at the Okavango Delta Lodge. Peering through the bushes …

Reality Check – Oh The Glam of It All…

I believe in angels and all things magical and mystical. Balinese believe in Ganesha, the God of wisdom and new beginnings. Ganesha is everywhere I …

Boy Meets Girl

Ahh…So much to say from the land down under. 288 days on the road, 11 countries, 34 new cities, One girl, one way tickets, the quest of a lifetime. I …

What Now ?!

They ask me, “What was the high point, your favorite place after traveling alone for 300 days?” – There is no one answer or place, because, it was …

Why You’ll Fall In Love With Isla Mujeres Mexico

As a huge fan of tropical islands all over the world, it’s time I confess to my continuing love affair with Isla Mujeres Mexico. I keep coming back …

My Top 10 Things To Do In Isla Mujeres

Top 10 Things To Do In Isla Mujeres<p>(That You May Not Know About)<p>The word Mexico conjures images of swirling red dresses, margaritas, and sombreros. …

Bali - A Day In The Life

Bali – A Day In The Life<p>An Interview With a Balinese Woman<p>She arrives at my hotel on her motorbike wearing traditional clothing of a muted color …

7 Reasons Why Working with a Travel Advisor Will Make Your Travel Better

Today we’re at the newly opened and gorgeous Park Hyatt New York, for two days of inspiration, education, and conversation with AFAR’s elite team of …

Bali High

Although I've been home from Bali several weeks, I keep dreaming I'm there...the sounds, the smells, images of the people wash over me:<p>The beauty of this island full of flowers and smiling faces.<br>• The gamelan music, an orchestra of percussion instruments, bells and bamboo flutes that mimic the sounds …

These Are the Most Searched Vacation Destinations in the World

Europe is packed with desirable vacation spots, from these 10 under the radar destinations to the sprawling avenues of Paris and the impossibly blue …

The Gourmand's Guide to local food in Bali

While Asian ingredients have often managed to smuggle their way into western cookbooks and fads, from Japanese whiskies to Korean BBQ, some of the …

Bali Bound: 10 Day Luxury Bali Itinerary

Looking for "affordable" luxury? Head on over to Bali.<p>Shares 4K<p>Bali, Indonesia has always been a bucket-list destination for me. The island’s …

Paradise in peril? The truth about traveling to tourist hot spot Bali

If heaven and hell had a baby, it would be Bali.<p>With its screensaver beaches, tropical climate and prices so low, you feel like you’re cheating the system ($27 a night for a three-star hotel, $1 for a fresh fruit smoothie), the Island of the Gods is the closest thing to paradise on earth.<p>But Bali, …

Asia Travel

The Best Time to Travel to Bali

In movies and magazine spreads, Bali looks like a balmy, year-round beach lover’s paradise. And for a good portion of the year, it is. Temperatures …

Wanderlust Through The Courtyards of Worth Avenue

Why These Magical Courtyards in Palm Beach Are A Must See.<p>Envisioning elegance from the countries of Italy and Spain, the founders of Palm Beach …

How To Pack Like A Pro

Take a peek inside the suitcase of a tour guide<p>Having traveled around the world alone for a year, I can report my scientific findings on the …

10 Impressive Selfie Spots in Palm Beach, Florida

But first, let me take a selfie.<p>A great selfie needs only two ingredients: your smiling face and a memorable backdrop. Here’s your cheat sheet for …

13 Expert Instagram Hacks to Increase Engagement | Inc.com

Over the past year, I've been going all inon Instagram. I've talked to experts and sought out advice on how to turn this channel into a primary means of engaging my audience, versus just an afterthought place to post fun photos from my adventures.<p>I interviewed a fellow entrepreneur who uses his …

Marketing

The 3 Things Your Partner Needs To Hear Every Day, Based On Their Zodiac Sign

If you've been dating for a while, then you likely already know exactly what your partner needs to hearin the moments when they're feeling insecure, …

This Is the Itinerary You Need If You're Traveling to Greece

Located in Southeastern Europe and neighbored by islands dotted across the Aegean and Ionian seas, Greece is known for its pristine beaches, ancient …

European Travel

10 really cool facts about Palm Beach Florida

(That You May Not Know About)<p>Palm Beach is a town in South Florida, separated from the mainland by the Lake Worth Lagoon. It’s known for its glitzy …

Tea House

5 Free Marketing Tools That Could Help Make Your Content Go Viral | Inc.com

<i>By Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner.</i><p>Do you have trouble getting your content shared on social networks? You're not alone.<p>To get more traction, you need to understand what works best for your audience and curate content that's valuable and entertaining. I've been creating content online for close …

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