Chocolate Alternatives That Are Good For You


Do you have a love and hate relationship with chocolate? You love the sweet indulgent taste of chocolate. It is satisfying in the moment. However, you’re allergic to sugar and dairy. Or do you feel the candy you eat is too addictive and doesn’t help you with your diet goals? Now, there’s good news! Whether … Continue reading Chocolate Alternatives That Are Good For You

The Top 10 Most Walkable Cities in The World


I have always been a proponent of exploring cities by walking. By taking guided walking tours with locals, you get to see many of the hidden sights, hear about the cities’ secrets, and learn about the non-touristy places to eat at. When was the last time you walked around a new place without a map, … Continue reading The Top 10 Most Walkable Cities in The World

Where To Stay, Eat and Play in Los Cabos


Here’s your Los Cabos travel guide. I took my first international trip in September 2020 since the COVID-19 lockdown. It was to Mexico – one of only few countries that is currently allowing US citizens to travel for tourism. I had never been to Los Cabos before and was curious to learn about where to … Continue reading Where To Stay, Eat and Play in Los Cabos

Four Boutique Hotels in Colorado For All Seasons


If you are looking forward to seeing spectacular Fall colors, engaging in winter sports, or planning a family summer vacation, Colorado is an all seasons destination. This beautiful state is filled with mountains, valleys, rivers and plain fields that will do good for your body and soul. And after a great day of hiking, biking, … Continue reading Four Boutique Hotels in Colorado For All Seasons

Socially Distanced Food and Wine in Columbia


Large gatherings have seem to become a thing of the past. Most conferences, festivals, events and weddings are now cancelled, as the pandemic looms. It was surprising then, to discover that the city of Columbia, South Carolina held a socially distanced Food and Wine Festival in August 2020. “We decided to host the festival despite … Continue reading Socially Distanced Food and Wine in Columbia

Sustainable Glamping – Luxury Cabins Near Jackson Hole


If you want a luxurious and sustainable experience on your Midwest wilderness vacation, head to Jackson Hole. With the recent travel restrictions, it seems that everyone is returning toward a 60’s style travel format. Before, families use to do more road trips, visit the national parks, spend time outdoors, set up camps and rented cabins. … Continue reading Sustainable Glamping – Luxury Cabins Near Jackson Hole

Where To Travel Sustainably in St Thomas USVI


The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) comprise of 3 main islands – St Thomas, St John and St Croix. I traveled to St Thomas and St John in July 2020 for an extended weekend getaway. The islands are hit hard from the pandemic, and from its economic impact. Many of the businesses I spoke to … Continue reading Where To Travel Sustainably in St Thomas USVI

Key West and The Florida Keys Vacation Guide


If you are still searching for moments of excitement and discovery but in socially distant destinations much closer to home, plan a vacation in the Florida Keys. The Florida Keys are an archipelago of 1700 tropical islands stretching about 120 miles off the southern tip of mainland Florida, between the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of … Continue reading Key West and The Florida Keys Vacation Guide

Refugees in New York Raise Awareness Through Fashion


Comments and photos provided by the Refugee Center in upstate New York… The Heart of a Community Albany, New York is both the center of the capital region and home to a number of diverse communities. Organizations like the West Hill Refugee Welcome Center (RWC) work tirelessly to create opportunities for its members, as well … Continue reading Refugees in New York Raise Awareness Through Fashion

10 African-American Chefs You Need to Know About


In the USA, there are approximately 941,000 individuals employed as chefs. How many of these chefs can you name off the top of your head? You may have heard of famous figures like Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver and Wolfgang Puck. However, can you name any celebrity African-American chefs?  Even though every one out of five … Continue reading 10 African-American Chefs You Need to Know About