06/01/2017 The Art of Travel

Photo: Recording “The Art of Travel”at the Let’s Travel! studio in NYC. From left to right: Neme Alperstein, Susi Raphael, Patrice Samara, Margrit Newman

This month Susi explores the world of travel — on our planet and beyond — through the eyes of an artist, a documentary filmmaker and a teacher.
Patrice Samara

Patrice Samara

Patrice Samara is president of Triumph Communications Group, Inc., a Strategic Consulting, Communications, Global Events, Media Production, Publishing & Market Representation organization and COO of Wordeee, a publisher. She is an Emmy award-winning documentary producer and lifelong entrepreneur.

Samara is an inveterate travel junkie and foodie.

Website: www.triumphnewyork.com

Neme Alperstein

Neme Alperstein

Neme Alperstein is a retired New York City elementary public school teacher who taught for 29 years. She is currently a Teaching With Primary Sources Teachers Network mentor for the Library of Congress.  She is also a doctoral student whose focus is STEM learning through video conferencing.

Alperstein (along with California friend and colleague Pam Leestma) was NASA’s first recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award for technology and science.

Margrit Newman

Margrit Newman

Margrit Newman is an avid world traveler who incorporates the cultural and natural aesthetic of her adventures in places such as Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America into her artwork. She is fascinated by the confrontation of the real and abstract world, which is reflected in her painting/photography works. Newman also created a series of “Magic Dolls” inspired by voodoo and tribal art from South America.

Website: www.margrit-newman.com

About The Author

Susan Raphael, Traveler Extrodinaire/ Executive Producer/Co-Host

Susi’s passion for travel and talk has come together at Let’s Travel!. Previous to being Executive Producer/Co-Host of the show, while National Director of Broadcasting and Advertising for the American Cancer Society, Susi produced the “Cancer Society Radio News Service” and won an Emmy for the anti-smoking Public Service Announcement, “Sophisticated Lady”. Susi is also an artist and photographer and has exhibited her work in various venues in New York City.

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