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Sofitel New York’s Love Lottery, Feb. 1-14, to Benefit The Bowery Mission
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Sofitel New York’s Love Lottery, Feb. 1-14, to Benefit The Bowery Mission

Love might be a gamble, but from Feb. 1-14, Sofitel New York will make everyone who drops by a winner. The Midtown luxury hotel with a French accent is mounting Une Loterie d’Amour – a Love Lottery – wherein players will win prizes ranging from a complimentary cocktail to a two-night Sofitel stay in exchange […]

Seven 'Disney Springs Hotels' in Florida Offering Special 'Holiday Rates' in November & December
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Seven ‘Disney Springs Hotels’ in Florida Offering Special ‘Holiday Rates’ in November & December

There is still time to make plans to experience the special events being conducted in the Walt Disney World® Resort in Central Florida in November and December, such as Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom® Park, and Holidays Around The World along with the Candlelight Processional at Epcot®. It is also the ideal […]

Stories From Cabo Verde: Meet Artist Tchalé Figueira
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Stories From Cabo Verde: Meet Artist Tchalé Figueira

They say music is the universal language, but art may even be more so. And one of the best communicators is  Cabo Verde is Tchalé Figueira, whom I have had the pleasure to getting to know. Vivacious, talented, opinionated, outspoken, friendly, fun-loving are just a few of the adjectives to describe Tchalé–and I am sure […]

Party Like Rihanna In Barbados at the Famed Crop Over Festival--But Hurry Up! Aug. 1 Is the “Last Lap”
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Party Like Rihanna In Barbados at the Famed Crop Over Festival–But Hurry Up! Aug. 1 Is the “Last Lap”

You have seen pictures of singer Rihanna celebrating Crop Over festival in her native Barbados. So why not join her this year, especially since you can stay at Mango Bay all-inclusive hotel for off season rates. The beachfront boutique-style Mango Bay Hotel, with just 76 rooms, is located nearby the festivities on the vibrant west […]

Terry Crews to Appear on Travel Channel's "Celebrity Adventure Club"
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Terry Crews to Appear on Travel Channel’s “Celebrity Adventure Club”

Actor and former NFL player, Terry Crews, returns to his Michigan roots to champion a revitalized Motor City in Travel Channel’s “Celebrity Adventure Club.” The second in a series of specials, this episode premieres on Saturday, July 23, at 10:00 a.m. ET/PT. In each hour-long feature, Travel Channel hands the camera to some of the […]

Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: Suicide and Mental Health In CV
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Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: Suicide and Mental Health In CV

I have been in Cabo Verde for more than six years and have heard of more suicides and have known more people peripherally who have committed suicide than ever in my life. Maybe this is because it’s a small country. But there still seems to be a disproportionate amount of suicides in this island nation. […]

Anthony Anderson to Appear on Episode of  Queen Latifah's New Travel Series
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Anthony Anderson to Appear on Episode of Queen Latifah’s New Travel Series

Actor Anthony Anderson will be featured on an episode of “The Best Place To Be,” a new series produced by Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere at Flavor Unit for Travel Channel. Anderson recently wrapped production in Barcelona. The series follows Hollywood’s hottest A-List celebrities as they share the best places to eat, drink, shop and […]

Vera Moore Will Make a Special Appearance at this year's Essence Music Festival!
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Vera Moore Will Make a Special Appearance at this year’s Essence Music Festival!

Check out Vera Moore and others at the Essence Music Festival’s Beauty & Style Expo in New Orleans this July!

Brazilians Ready To Welcome The World To Rio de Janeiro In 100 Days
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Brazilians Ready To Welcome The World To Rio de Janeiro In 100 Days

On April 27th, Brazil celebrates the 100 Days Countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Millions of Brazilians are getting ready to line the streets and cheer the Olympic Flame around country. Organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics revealed the complete route of the Olympic Torch Relay that will begin on May 3rd and spread the […]

10 Mother-Daughter Getaway Ideas for Mother's Day
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10 Mother-Daughter Getaway Ideas for Mother’s Day

Pasta picture frames don’t quite make the grade as a Mother’s Day gift once your darling daughter is grown, but time together – especially when it takes the form of a weekend getaway – is something Mom will always treasure. We’ve gathered a few ideas to appeal to mothers and daughters of all interests, from […]

Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: At Last, I Will Learn Kriolu With the New 'Capeverdean Creole-English Dictionary'
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Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: At Last, I Will Learn Kriolu With the New ‘Capeverdean Creole-English Dictionary’

I have met the man who is finally going to teach me Capeverdean Creole–Manuel Da Luz Gonçalves. Well, not just me but every English speaker. Of course, I could take a Kriolu class as they have now popped up here in Praia, Cabo Verde, but Gonçalves’s new groundbreaking The Capeverdean Creole-English Dictionary, published by Mili-Mila, […]

Getaway for Valentine's Day!
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Getaway for Valentine’s Day!

RADISSON NEW ROCHELLE The Radisson New Rochelle is a fantastic hotel conveniently located just north of Manhattan in New Rochelle, New York whose on-site restaurant and lounge, NoMa Social, is a celebrity-favorite. The hotel, located less than 15 miles from the bustle of New York City and minutes from all of New York’s major airports […]

Thanksgiving Day is “Turkey Day” for Most Americans
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Thanksgiving Day is “Turkey Day” for Most Americans

Had founding father Ben Franklin had his way the Wild Turkey, not the Bald Eagle, might have been our national emblem. While it is the domestic turkey that graces the Thanksgiving dinner table throughout the nation, its the wild bird that commands our attention. With his awesome fan-like tail, colorful bald head, long beak, and […]

Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: "Broken Arm & Life Lessons In The Hospital"
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Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: “Broken Arm & Life Lessons In The Hospital”

“Mas madjor? (Are you better?),” asks one young man by my bedside. He’s followed by a group of older women dressed traditionally (long, black pleated skirts; panu fabric wrapped around their waists; and headscarves covering their heads). Next was a young woman, followed by another person then another. They each come and ask me the […]

Caesars Entertainment in Atlantic City Wants to See AC Through "Your" Eyes
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Caesars Entertainment in Atlantic City Wants to See AC Through “Your” Eyes

Atlantic City getaways can run the gamut these days from romantic rendezvous to bachelor and bachelorette parties, to hitting the casino floor, girlfriends spa weekends and more. Caesars Entertainment is looking for winning photos that represent these experiences at Caesars, Harrah’s Resort and Bally’s in the #ACMyWay Instagram Promotion running through Thursday, October 15, 2015. […]