Spring training is the time before the baseball season where all the members of an organization come together. It's divided into two leagues that train in different cities throughout two states. The Grapefruit League trains in Florida and The Cactus League trains in Arizona.
It has been a source of inspiration and a safe haven for artists from all over. At the center of it lies the Louvre, indisputably the most important art museum in the world. Considered a temple of art history, it tells the story of the world through its collections, great artists, and their work. It’s safe to say, one of the greatest honors an artist can receive is having their work showcased inside its halls... and only a handful have been able to experience this honor while alive.
25 years ago, I roamed the streets of Cambridge and Boston while attending Harvard University. Its beauty and captivating architecture impressed me right away, and I was sure I found a unique place on earth. Since I left Harvard, I make sure to come back every year to continue being witness of its beauty and feel the contagious atmosphere of aspiring professionals’ optimism to make a change in the world.
I’m a firm believer that traveling allows you to open your mind and develop a wider understanding of the world. It exposes you to new people, flavors, history, and cultures. Traveling teaches you that there is no right or wrong way of doing certain things, some people just do them differently – plus, it’s a lot of fun too! There are many places worth traveling, but sometimes there are events that make them specially interesting if you don’t mind a little extra crowd.