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The last time I felt this pit in my stomach was in Bali – last December… A physical pain that took over my soul for days. No matter how strong I may be emotionally, my life is complicated. This last moment was when a friend that I confined in, took a stab at my vulnerability & brought me down to earth.. in his words, at least… I wanted to feel alive again – so I took my friend on a journey to the volcano for his birthday. We drove on our scooters for 3 1/2 hours in ash, lava and rain to witness something majestic. I saw a puppy be thrown off the side of the road – that fu*ked me up hard… I saw villages washed away in the slush in moments… and people covered in ash from head to toe holding everything they owned in their hands.. My life was being shaken by mother nature and awaken by God. I knew I had one option – to keep going, and no matter what was on the other side, things would get better… As soon as we hit the top of the mountain.. two earth quake tremors shook the ground and the volcano spewed with ash.. I can visually see the ash cloud as if Im standing there again. Here I am, going thru life moments again – this time with love. It will never be the same .. I desperately need an escape.. and that’s how Im feeling right now – fighting for air and looking for that life-changing moment again. I’m waiting for it.

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I Dont Like Snakes – But This One Had A Deeper Meaning

A beautiful, green Viper Pit snake appeared in my gang (driveway) while I was driving home with my friend visiting from Detroit. We had an epic night of dancing to dark techno in the city… At first, I saw this green shimmer and didn’t think anything of it… thought maybe I was tired. This gorgeous […]

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Experiencing Indonesian Culture

My Experiences in Indonesia – Inspired By Culture & Language You may remember my vlog about moving to Bali, Indonesia in 2017 — where my filmmakers spent some time to follow around the country stepping into my shoes. What you probably do not know, is that I have been experiencing the culture and life of […]

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Remote Working in Uluwatu

Spent some much-needed time to unwind in beautiful Uluwatu — I took the afternoon to focus on agency tasks at this beautiful cafe called “The Cashew Tree” It was a quiet cafe with comfortable seating to work, eat or enjoy a nice afternoon. Clay and I stayed for 6 hours — ordering breakfast, coffee, lunch […]

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Our Villa Overlooking The Volcano In Tropical Paradise – Drone Footage

Bali is one of my HQs – we have a dog, bike, villa and hustle… I’m planted in East Asia for a minute.

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What is it about travel that makes life worth living?

Travel is good for your heart, body and soul What isnโ€™t good about exploring the world to see new things and adapt to environments that are out of your element? Damn, I am constantly blessed with these beautiful interactions from people around the world. My energy is on point when I am surrounded by multiple […]

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When You Start To Focus On Your Priorities, Things Begin To Happen

I am a firm believer that what you put in, is what you get out. For every hour that you dedicate towards something of passion; it will come back to you in more ways than you could imagine. I found my sweet spot on this beautiful island in East Asia. Bali, Indonesia is becoming my […]

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Why Bali?

Over a year ago, I was facing one of the hardest challenges in my life. I was in love with someone of 6 years and our lifestyles didn’t sync anymore. I was on the fast track while growing out of my skin and my love was content with our routine back home. I thought he […]

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6 Favorite Things About Remote Travel In Bali

Not easy to condense all my favorite things about remote travel in one solid list of 6 things, but here we go: 1. CoWorking Space: Dojo Community Remote life ๐ŸŒ#balibabe #eastasia A post shared by Melissa DiVietri (@missydi) on Aug 22, 2017 at 7:59am PDT My Villa – Home Away From Home There is really […]

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What A Music Festival Taught Me About Letting Loose

Many of you already know that I’m heavily involved in the music scene from planning stages to live posting on social media networks..I will go lengths for electronic, house, deep house, techno, trap, drum and bass, festivals.. from large crowds to small crowds; the isn’t a hill that I won’t climb to work with industries […]

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Dojo Bali Feature On Being A Digital Nomad

What it means to be a digital nomad at Dojo Bali Dojo Bali is a community of coworkers located in the heart of Canggu. There are many coworkers that travel for a living to fulfill their dreams – we call these individuals “digital nomads” – A digital nomad, in my opinion, is a person with […]

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