Month: January 2015

Live from the Red Carpet! The Fabulous Script Takes The SAG Awards 2015

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Screen Actors Guild Awards. How this happened? My friend Fernando, the luckiest guy in the world, won four front row tickets bidding on the Internet. So cool right? Next thing I knew, I was on a plane to LA. Here are the highlights of our adventure: 1. The moment we realized our front row seats were behind the fashion police booth. Did you catch us on E!? 2. When Kit Harington (Jon Snow, GOT) promised he would sign an autograph and never did lol 3. When Nikolaj Coster (Jamie Lannister, GOT) signed an autograph for us 4. Then, we almost hit him with the GoPro haha. Oops? 5.When Reese Witherspoon was this close. Yes, she signed an autograph. 6. When Mcsteamy (Eric Dane) was standing next to us and we didn’t recognize him. Nooooo!! Why God Why? 7. When Meryl Streep waved at us. Perfection! 8. When Ethan Hawke told us the GoPro selfie stick was “cool”, and then did this little “dance” 9. Oh …

8 Reasons Why I Feel Like an Outsider in my Hometown

Photo credit: Valrosita Photography Ok, so I moved to Miami five years ago and it’s amazing how many things have changed back home. I usually visit home once a year (maybe twice) and for short periods of time. I’ve realized that as time passes I feel more left out lol… Here is why: 1. Marcos: “Hey Mariella, do you want to go to the movies?” Me: “Yes, of course! I’ll get the tickets. Let me go grab the paper to check the schedule! Marcos: “Eeeeh Mariella you can buy the tickets online and select your seats.”Me: “WHAT? That’s Awesome!” 2. Me: “ I should go get a haircut! Should I leave now if I want to get to Urdesa in an hour?” Claudia: “Mariella, there is a Vanitte in Samborondon”   3. Andrea: “Meet me at Gourmet Market tomorrow at 11 am?Me: “Where is it again?”Andrea: “It’s in Plaza Navona” Me: “Where?” 4. Dam, that Nelson’s Market is HUGE. 5. Me: “Hey Monica! My driver will get to your house in Puerto Azul around five …

A Year In Review: 2014, the year I took thirty-five planes.

Photo credit: Valrosita Photography Facts: I went to twenty different places I’ve always wanted to visit. I took thirty-five planes, fifteen car rides, two bus rides, one ferry and one cruise. I traveled approximately 60,910 air miles. Trips I took in 2014: Cuenca, Ecuador Cartagena, Colombia Las Vegas, Nevada. USA Aspen, Colorado. USA Los Angeles, California. USA Sydney, Australia Auckland, New Zealand Queenstown, New Zealand Cancun, Mexico Bacalar, Mexico Tulum, Mexico Playa del Carmen, Mexico Isla Mujeres, Mexico New York, NY. USA Washington DC. USA Las Vegas, Nevada. USA Grand Canyon, Arizona. USA Nassau, Bahamas. New York, NY. USA New York, NY. USA Madrid, Spain Guayaquil, Ecuador Guayaquil, Ecuador Guayaquil, Ecuador Bucay, Ecuador Salinas, Ecuador What I learned from this experience? Backpacking is by far the best way to travel. If you have the opportunity to travel with friends, just go. If you are going to take a cruise, always check the weather before booking your trip. Remember to pump gas before you start your road trip Traveling is very tiring Money spent on traveling …