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A Taste of Arizona [PHOTOS]

WINING / DINING / AGRITOURS Field-to-Feast Tour: One of the most amazing things about southern Arizona is its agricultural life. You'd… Read More

[A WEEKEND AWAY]<br />
Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, St. Thomas

[A WEEKEND AWAY]
Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, St. Thomas

After seven years in the Big Apple, I have learned that the key to loving New York is leaving New York every so often. I… Read More

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Destination Orlando: Grown Folks' Magic!

Don’t get me wrong─Mickey Mouse and Tinker Bell’s pixie dust still rule, but the city of Orlando… Read More

Colombia Reborn [PHOTOS]

Colombia Reborn [PHOTOS]

I used to be a huge fan of HBO’s Entourage. One of my favorite arcs in the series was when Adrian Garnier transformed… Read More

Curly Nikki on a Global Mission:<br />
Landing at the Foundry Road Swag Factory

Curly Nikki on a Global Mission:
Landing at the Foundry Road Swag Factory

Twenty-four hours and four delicious in-flight meals later (international airlines have bomb food and the wine flows like water... so maybe I was… Read More

Peruvian Wonders [PHOTOS]

Peruvian Wonders [PHOTOS]

Four months after my return from Italy, I finally got the call I’d been simultaneously waiting for and dreading. Although I’d… Read More

Italy Escapism [PHOTOS]

Italy Escapism [PHOTOS]

Before I knew it, another year had passed and it was time to again celebrate my birthday. Though I couldn’t have put it into… Read More

Eat, Pray and Live in Bali [PHOTOS]

Eat, Pray and Live in Bali [PHOTOS]

In her acclaimed memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert’s desire to travel was sparked by the loss of her husband;… Read More

In Brazil, Is Blackness Lost in Translation? [PHOTOS]

In Brazil, Is Blackness Lost in Translation? [PHOTOS]

“You are African?” The words fell from her mouth like a ton of bricks. For several moments, my synapses short-circuited… Read More

[AFRICAN CONNECTION]<br />
Kongo Across the Waters

[AFRICAN CONNECTION]
Kongo Across the Waters

The global perception of Africa is often lathered with stunning scenery from the Serengeti and the symbolic pride of former South… Read More

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