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sundays with seema episode 65

Sundays with SEEMA: Kinjal Shah

For episode #65 of Sundays with SEEMA, we’re sitting down with partner at Blockchain Capital and rising star in the crypto world Kinjal Shah

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BURANO: An Island Dabbed With Paints and Legends

I board the Vaporetto from San Zaccaria near St. Mark’s square. The large, express ferry slices its way through the placid waters of Canal Grande, spread like a gigantic, semi-transparent aluminum sheet in the morning sun. Majestic mansions and medieval cathedrals, with their ornate facades, flank the shoreline.
I am in Venice, and after three days of wandering through its warren of alleyways, feeding the pigeons in the expansive Piazza San Marco, exploring some of the smaller canals that veer their way into the quaint, less-touristy neighborhoods and hopping over endless cafes for the perfect cup of joe or a fine glass of Italian Chardonnay, I decided to break free of the enduring allure of Venezia in favor of the seductive charm of Burano – Italy’s rainbow island.

Italy is dotted with its fair share of incredibly beautiful islands, but Burano is the most prismatic of them all with the kaleidoscopic facades of dainty, medieval houses lining the shores of this small island. Legend has it that the vibrant colors made it easier for the fishermen to find their way home amid the dense fog that enveloped the lagoon when they were returning with their day’s catch. The rainbow palette was synchronized in a way so they could distinguish their own house from that of their neighbors. In fact, laws are still in place whereby the residents of Burano need to adhere to a prefixed color scheme when they repaint their houses, so that no house sticks out as an eyesore in a color-coded neighborhood. A thriving tourism scene can well be the underlying reason for this, but it has definitely helped retain the island its fairy tale charm with its intense palette.

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Solo Trips for Women

Solo travel for women is not just about the experience. It is also about empowerment, education, and excitement! It frees you up to do the things you want in the places you want, without being bound by the constraints of home or office.

Check out this list of the best places for solo female travel!

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Top 12 Best Vacation Spots for Couples

Traveling makes you more understanding and open to new ideas. It also offers you the opportunity to unearth unique experiences. Couples who explore new places together are most likely to keep the romance alive in their relationship.

Here are the 12 best places for couples to travel. You can choose one of them and then book your tickets and travel together.

Bali, Indonesia

You can go snorkeling, diving, surfing – kite surfing as well – wild-water rafting, and more in Kuta, a popular beach destination. The sunrise hike up Mount Batur, an active volcano in the Kintamani highlands, will lift your spirits. Bali also has several spectacular Hindu temples.

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Rapperswil, Switzerland: The Town of Roses

‘Tis the season to embrace everything romantic, and nowhere does it quite like the rose gardens of the beautiful Rapperswil, Switzerland

WELLNESS

The Panchakarma Solution!

This Ayurvedic detox is what you need on your next vacation.

Most of us have indulged in some form of mindless eating, drinking or TV-watching. When we can’t digest our food, experiences, emotions, and feelings properly, toxins accumulate in our bodily tissues. This causes an imbalance and eventually makes us sick. We all need to purge stored toxins and re-establish the body’s natural healing.

In the latest SEEMA Weekly, find out Why and How Panchakarma detoxifies and reinstates the body’s inner balance and energy.
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7 Ways to Strengthen Family Bonds.

They help a good family become a really great one

The good things in life are never easy. This holds true for family, too. Read about some of the ways to strengthen family bonds in the latest SEEMA Weekly.
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The latest episode of Sundays with SEEMA has Dipti Vaid Dedhia, the first female South Asian Municipal Court Judge in Edison, New Jersey’s history.

Watch the complete episode as she talks about her journey to the courthouse and how it clashed with her original aspirations of becoming a Bollywood actress.
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Kamini Sharma smashes glass ceilings in the fields of sports and wellness. A true example of Empowerment in Male-Dominated Domains.

Read the lates SEEMA WEEKLY to get to know Kamini Sharma, CEO of Lovability, a women led sexual health and wellness company that offers body safe, eco-friendly, and revolutionary products for the vulva, who has already changed a male-oriented sports industry.
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Delightful Mughlai Paratha Treats!!

If you’ve always wanted to make this, but thought it was too intricate, don’t fret! Just follow our guidance in the recipe on SEEMA, and you’ll be well on your way to making this in the comfort of your home!
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The multifaceted Seema Azharuddin on what energizes her to succeed in so many fields.

Read about the actors, producer, journalist, philanthropist, soon to be author and the President of the Jaldhaara Foundation in the May issue of the SEEMA MAGAZINE.
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The Long Road to Vindication!

It took 10 years for Utkarshini Vashishtha’s work in “Gangubai Kathiawadi” to reach the screens. But when it did, it was a sensation.

Know all about the writer of the latest Bollywood blockbuster in the latest SEEMA Monthly magazine.
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This week on Sundays with SEEMA the special guest is Kinjal Shah, a rising star in the world of cryptocurrency. She is a partner at Blockchain Capital LLC and the co-founder of Komorebi, a fund investing in female and non-binary pioneers in crypto. We sat down to talk about her journey to the world of cryptocurrency and her humble beginnings in New Hampshire. ...