Thoughts from the Road

On the Road Again

May 2, 2013

Travel is in my blood. I love it, and in most ways it loves me. But keeping any kind of fitness routine on track while I’m on the road can be a challenge. I have a multi-faceted career, and a big part of what I do is travel and event planning, so I end up […]

Tasting New Orleans

January 22, 2013

I’ve always wanted to come to New Orleans. Not knowing too much about it, I had visions of from Anne Rice’s vampire novels and surely from past lives spent on plantations. But I actually didn’t have a real clear picture of what to expect, just a few things on my bucket list to experience if […]

The cat who loved me.

December 5, 2012

I’m not a cat person.  In fact, I would’ve said I pride myself in being a dog person.  Heaven forbid I should turn into ‘the cat lady’.  But then there was Mia.  A little spark of unconditional love that wedged my heart open one purring nuzzle at a time. I met Mia when she was […]

Let there be faith…it IS all completely different.

November 11, 2012

Well, its been two weeks.  (see my last post: http://sarahmartini.com/2012/10/26/it-will-all-be-completely-different/) and holy cow.  I mean, I was waiting in watchful anticipation for what the universe would present me in the 14 days from that surreal moment when the shopkeeper at a random shoe store in Athens briefly transported me to another dimension, and here we are. That evening, […]

It will all be completely different.

October 26, 2012

This is hilarious. I have travelled around the world on my own, lived in Paris and worked the Olympics in Beijing. Why on earth should I be so intimidated by taking one simple train from the neighborhood I’m staying in in northern Athens to the downtown area where my American friends are staying for the […]

And then, there was Rosemary.

October 24, 2012

I am beginning to explore this place I will call home for the next few weeks. Back home, in Los Angeles, I tend to keep myself rather busy.  In recent years, I have managed to align myself with jobs and clients that have kept me working 50-60 hours per week, traveling constantly, or on-call 24-7. […]

Its all Greek to me…

October 22, 2012

Seriously? As if it isn’t hard enough already to attempt to learn Greek… Not only are the characters of the alphabet different then in English, but many of the lower case characters look COMPLETELY different from the upper case ones. So, basically, that means I have to learn not one, but 2 new alphabets!  And just to make things […]

‘Happiness is an Inside Job’

October 17, 2012

We have officially wrapped for Yoga Warrior 365–a day earlier than I anticipated so I was honored to be asked to participate in one of the other projects being filmed here at the lovely Nu Boyana studios in Sofia, Bulgaria. It is a series called ‘Harvesting Happiness from the Inside Out’ with Lisa Kamen. I just love […]

Wrapping it up on Set

October 16, 2012

Today was officially the last day if shooting for Yoga Warrior 365.  It was a long one!  I loved doing the 2 bonus 30 minute classes. One with Hilary and the other with Jeff Decker.   They were so quick, but I just cannot wait to see them.  Because they were designed as 30 minutes classes, we had to […]

A day on the town, an evening in the forest

October 15, 2012

The population of Bulgaria is seven million. One and a half million of them are in this city called Sofia. They have given us the day off shooting and Niko, one of the AD’s, is taking us on a tour of the city. 11 of us huddled into an 8 passenger van, we make our […]