Best Baked Goods in the Delaware Water Gap

Spending time in the Poconos, primarily in the Delaware Water Gap, I was told by locals that experiencing the fresh baked goods is a must. It’s a pretty rural town with an abundance of fresh produce. In the center of town and throughout the Delaware Water Gap area, Saturdays and Sundays are all about the farmer’s markets. […]

Kimberley Richards

When the Foreign Faces Resembled Mine

When I was a child, I had the great fortune of traveling and living overseas. The cultures I’ve seen and people I’ve befriended have been amazing. But I must confess that it wasn’t until I was an adult that I had the chance to travel to a location where the majority of the faces looked […]

Shameka McDowell

Hamburg, Germany

Earlier this summer at a huge summer festival called Karneval der Kultern here in Berlin, a friend and I ran into some guys she knew from Hamburg. When I spoke to one of the guys about how it was living in Hamburg he proudly boasted, “Hamburg has more bridges than Venice!” Now, I’ve been to […]

Ebony Simon

The Afro-Indigenous in Honduras

Honduras is the most beautiful place I have ever been. Nestled between Nicaragua and Guatemala, the spectacular views from mountains and beaches are absolutely breathtaking. The rich history and culture of more than 7 Indigenous groups thrives on through small communities scattered across the country. I set out to explore Honduras and traveled along the […]


Road Trip!

Selfies in front of the Taj Mahal. Sitting on Australian cliff sides. Lounging in a hammock in a serene lush green Bali forest. While jetsetting to exotic locations can beautiful, let’s not overlook our old friend, the road trip! Whether you’re taking a long weekend to reconnect with family and friends or planning a romantic getaway […]

Tammie McGee

How to do New Orleans in 72 Hours

Cities like New Orleans or Miami are known to be popular with weekenders. They boast a vibrant party scene and a lax drinking culture that attract young partygoers. Birthdays, bachelorettes, or holidays like spring break and Mardi Gras are prime reasons for booking a trip these places. But what happens when the spring breakers are […]

Yayne Hailu

Shine On: In Search of Cambodia’s Blessed Waist Beads

I’m from Brooklyn, and I know bling, so it didn’t take me long to spot the shimmer peeking out from around the waists of the Khmer people in my small, Cambodian village–my coffee lady, taxi driver, fruit vendor, phone card salesman, they all had a string of beautiful beads fastened to their waists. I wanted […]

Glynn Pogue

Serenity in New York State

At first, you don’t notice the subtle change in scenery; your senses are dulled by the whizzing of oncoming cars, stalled traffic, the fading in and out of radio stations and mental conversations about “what, if anything, will change while I’m here.”   It takes you a moment to notice the deep caverns of green […]

Mya Annan

7 Things to Do in Poconos Delaware Water Gap

If you are looking for a relaxing weekend getaway, away from the daily grind, the Poconos is a great place to unwind and recharge. As someone who lives and works in the city, this trip was the perfect weekend break. I compiled a list of top seven things to do in the Delaware Water Gap for an […]

Kimberley Richards

Zakynthos, Greece

Dreaming of a Grecian getaway? Before you take off on your next Greek adventure, discover Zakynthos. It’s a tiny island that packs an incredible punch. With sandy beaches in secluded coves in the southeastern region of the island and rugged cliffs and an interesting underwater world on the western part of the island, Zakynthos has a […]

Travel Noire

7 Hidden Gems of New York City

From Times Square to the Brooklyn Bridge, New York City has a lot to offer a traveler. But the true beauty of the city is hidden in long forgotten alleyways and over looked neighborhoods. For those who seek to experience a New York that many have never heard of, check out a few of these […]

Yayne Hailu

Ceviche Redux

At the age of 25 I’ve learned a lot from traveling the world. As a traveling cook I’ve been able to taste a lot, too. With all the tasting its inevitable that after some time my palate has become very sophisticated, yet I’ve still had some hurdles to get over. Ceviche has been, or was one […]

Lisa Carol Young

Travel the world in 3 meals, 2 days, 1 city

My name is Ofeibea, and I am a foodie. It’s hardly a secret that yes, I love food. Yes, I have a food dance and yes, I am willing to follow where food leads. In this case, I’m celebrating my home city – the cultural melting pot that is London, and sharing just how easy […]


Exploring Nerai in Midtown New York

Every month, I get a text from a friend saying, “My hotel is near Times Square, where should I eat in Midtown?”  In recent months, I’ve added a handful of spots to my between 42nd and 59th Streets rolodex. Yes, indulging from the big apple’s food trucks are a must, but dining inside a fancy […]

Nicole Taylor

48 Hours in Florence

Florence is one of my favorite cities in Italy. The architecture, the culture, the food and the people drew me in as soon as I stepped into the city. I only spent 48 hours in Florence and although short, I was still able to take in the beauty and wonders the city had to offer. Explore […]

Christen McCluney