Jul 22, 2021
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, we’ve been asking each of our guests to describe their personal and professional pandemic experiences. Today’s guest, Shari Wallack sums it up in the title of her new book, “From Hell To Challah”. As the founder of Buy The Sea, the largest and most decorated cruise and all-inclusive brokerage company in the industry, Shari experienced a mind-numbing professional crash in one day when cruise ships stopped sailings & her days became filled with arranging refunds for her clients rather than bookings. Her adult children came home to roost & with increasing anxiety, depression and despair Shari just wanted to run away from home. Unfortunately, the first stop on her journey was an involuntary commitment to a mental hospital. The rest of the story—3 months of travel & cooking in far-flung kitchens-- is far more uplifting.