Do you Live to Work or Work to Live?
In 1931 James Truslow Adams coined the original concept of the American Dream. According to Investopedia.com, Adams described it is as “the dream of a land in which life should be better, richer, and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” The harsh reality is the American Dream is not […]
WELLNESS: Do you travel to actively seek it?
The Global Wellness Institute defines wellness as the active pursuit of activities, choices and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health. Wellness is an active state of being aware of the choices we make that can lead to good health or poor health. Health, whether good or bad is not just about your physical […]
100 Reasons to Celebrate!
Many of you may know, I began this blog to support and inspire people to travel far and wide across this beautiful world. I own a travel club, which focuses on a niche market traveling to the continent of Africa and the Middle East. Nonetheless, through my blog I aspire to share the exhilarating feeling […]
Covid-19 Testing Locations at Your Fingertips
The latest mandate by the US requires all travelers arriving to the US from a foreign country to present a negative result no more than 3 days before traveling by air. If you want more information about the testing requirement refer to my blog “Travel Updates During the Pandemic.” Due to the new coronavirus test […]
Every Tree has an Angel
Costa Rica gained its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821 spearheaded by Delores Bedoya, who carrying a lantern led the entire town to the politician’s office to demand that leaders sign the independence declaration. Today as a symbolic gesture, the evening before Independence Day the children decorate lanterns and parade up and down the […]
Is the Sea Calling You?
Throughout history, man has had a fascination with the sea. We see this evidenced with the ancient Egyptians whose early boats were built out of papyrus reeds and were propelled by rowers using oars. In the Egypt museum in Cairo, there are artifacts such as the one pictured below estimated to be from around 6000 […]
Being committed to someone is a lifelong decision. Many couples decide to take the plunge; however, many do not make it. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 41% – 50% of first marriages fail, 60% – 67% of second marriages fail, and 73% – 74% of third marriages fail. The average US marriage […]
More than just a souvenir
Do you understand the significance of the items you bring back from your travels? Most African Americans who have worn an afro or had a gheri curl sometime in their life are familiar with the “pick” or a comb with long upright teeth. This comb is used to stretch the hair out into a desired […]
Countries with Favorable Foreign Exchange (FX) Rates Compared to the US Dollar
The US dollar (USD) is the ninth strongest currency in the world, behind the Kuwaiti Dinar, Bahraini Dinar, Oman Rial, Jordan Dinar, British Pound Sterling, Cayman Islands Dollar, Euro, and Swiss Franc. Even though the US dollar is ninth in the world, the US dollar is one of the most powerful currencies as it is […]
Have you ever thought about volunteering while on vacation? Did you know you can volunteer during your vacation as a family? Last year 77.34 million adults volunteered through an organization in 2018. Performing philanthropic deeds are not isolated to the US nor is it isolated to giving. Last year Americans gave $427.71 billion to charities […]