Michaela Guzy

About Michaela Guzy

Michaela, grew up with her mother, father, and three sisters in St. Louis, MO, graduated from Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL and resides in New York City, NY when she is not on the road. She is the founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, serves as the Corporate Vice-Chair, Fundraising and Events, for the New York Center for Children’s Junior Committee and consults for travel partners on the side. Follow her @Michaelaguzy.

VIDEO: How to Travel to India

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Video written & produced by: Michaela Guzy | Lensed & edited by: Zac Osgood | Production & writing assistance: Jordan Jones Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, Michaela Guzy provides tips to making your trip to India hassle-free. Watch as she shares cultural differences to make note of, appropriate clothing, tips for the visa process and the best […]

VIDEO: India’s Ancient Spice Route to Modern Day Chefs

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Video written & produced by: Michaela Guzy | Lensed & edited by: Zac Osgood | Production & writing assistance: Jordan Jones Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, Michaela Guzy, takes us on a culinary journey through Kerala and Karnataka, two lesser-known Indian states. Her journey begins following the footsteps of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, who founded the […]

India: Wellness, Spirituality, and Yoga – Video

Wellness, Spirituality, & Yoga

Watch as Michaela Guzy, founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, explores ancient Indian traditions, culture, healing rituals and practices yoga in the lesser known states of Kerala and Karnataka. Video written & produced by: Michaela Guzy | Lensed & edited by: Zac Osgood | Production & writing assistance: Jordan Jones (he’s the guy getting a hot stone massage […]

Michaela’s Map | Milano, Italy: Money Can Buy Access

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Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, shopping designer Corto Moltedo’s signature clutches. Story & photos by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com & Michaela’s Map I am always on the search for insider experiences—especially in better-known destinations. Recently I was introduced to the founder of Mr. Aristotle, which features over 300 unique insider things to do in over […]

The Saxon, Johannesburg, South Africa: History and Food Come Together

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In the three months that I spent in Africa, I flew in, out of and through the Johannesburg, South Africa (or Joburg for short) airport eight times on South African Airways — to say I was familiar with the various terminals would be an understatement. While I don’t really enjoy spending time at the airport, Johannesburg […]

Zanzibar: From Historic Stone Town to the Matamwe’s Rustic Beaches

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Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. After seven days of no showering and hiking up Kilimanjaro, I was ready for some active relaxation.  My friends at Adventure International insisted that Zanzibar, a series of islands off the eastern coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, were exactly what the doctor ordered.  According […]

Guzwald Family Vacation: Frankfort, Michigan.

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While I would say that I am fairly well-traveled, given I have been to over 50 countries to date, there is something about the joy of discovering an unknown place or finding something new in a familiar place. My addiction to travel is two-fold: 1)   I like to avoid my feelings and what better place […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro

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Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com on the top of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. As with most events in my life, how I ended up 19,341 vertical feet in the air at the top of Kilimanjaro, was due to a chance encounter.  In October 2011, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Adventure Travel Trade Association’s Annual Summit […]