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Luxury accommodations at Miami’s famed Versace Mansion

Luxury accommodations at Miami’s famed Versace Mansion

What’s known to fashionistas and pop culture zeitgeists as the Versace Mansion, the The Villa By Barton G. offers luxury accommodations for the luxe traveler who like over-the-top glam with their turn-down service. Located on the trendy Ocean Drive, the private-mansion-turned-boutique-hotel is now in the hands of restaurateur and events guru Barton G. Weiss who copped [...]

Cuba: The Iron Curtain is drawn

Cuba: The Iron Curtain is drawn

The Soviet Union was commonly called the “Iron Curtain” back during the height of the Cold War, so certainly Cuba can be thusly called the “Palm Curtain” due to its forbidden fruit image, tropical allure and Communist perspective on this island of 11 million people. The capital of Cuba is Havana and the second largest [...]

Munson and Christina Steed

A trip to the Great Wall of China

Flying into Beijing, China, the anticipation to see the Great Wall was overwhelming. We stayed at the St. Regis Hotel where we met with our translator Michelle. Getting to the Great Wall is a 2-3 hour long trip. Along the way, we stopped at a traditional Chinese restaurant that offered farm fresh vegetables. Our translator [...]

Obamas returning to Martha’s Vineyard for summer vacation: 5 fun things to do

Obamas returning to Martha’s Vineyard for summer vacation: 5 fun things to do

President Barack Obama and family typically visit Martha’s Vineyard every August. This year, the Obamas plans to arrive on August 10, and remain until August 18, says the White House. Here are five fun things to do while vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard. 1. The Run & Shoot Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival – was designed [...]

SkyView Ferris wheel is Atlanta’s newest attraction

SkyView Ferris wheel is Atlanta’s newest attraction

The much-anticipated 20-story SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel, hailing from Paris, is scheduled to open on Tuesday, July 16 in Atlanta’s Centennial Park. It was constructed for the 1996 Summer Olympics. SkyView Atlanta was erected in Paris near the Louvre Museum before finding a temporary home in Pensacola, Fla. Now Atlantans and tourists have the pleasure [...]

Chasing Waterfalls in Paraná, Brazil

Chasing Waterfalls in Paraná, Brazil

Breathtaking! The Iguaçu Falls in Paraná, Brazil, form where the Iguaçu River rolls over Paraná Plateau branching out to form more than 275 smaller waterfalls and cataracts. One of the seven wonders of nature, the falls sit on the Brazil-Argentina border. Paraguay even shares some of the fun. It’s a thunderous display of nature’s mystery [...]

Jay-Z and Beyoncé did it! 3 Reasons Why We Want to Travel to Cuba too

Jay-Z and Beyoncé did it! 3 Reasons Why We Want to Travel to Cuba too

In 2009, Black Meetings and Tourism reported African-Americans spend a whopping $30 billion to $40 billion traveling each year. This includes cruises and traveling to the Caribbean to islands like Saint Lucia, Bahamas, Jamaica and Aruba. However, due to government regulation, Americans, black and white alike, have to bypass the largest island in the Caribbean, [...]

Bahia Beach Puerto Rico: The St. Regis

Bahia Beach Puerto Rico: The St. Regis

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Puerto Rico has to be one of the best direct destinations to luxurious trappings that deliver day in and day out during your entire stay. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Puerto Rico has a caliber of service that denotes a noble and aristocratic approach to guests delivering royal service. It [...]

Cidade Velha, or simply Cidadi in Cape Verdean Creole, is the oldest settlement and the capital of Cape Verde.

5 Islands of Africa

When we think of traveling to Africa, the first activities that top our itineraries involve safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa; visiting the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids at Giza in Egypt and for shopaholics like myself, the Marrakesh Bazaar, a bustling Moroccan marketplace. There’s an allure of Africa, much like the Caribbean, that many [...]

Top Executive MBA programs with campuses in warm climates

Top Executive MBA programs with campuses in warm climates

Take a break from cold weather to earn your MBA. The top business schools have satellite campuses in warm weather destinations. If you thought about getting your Executive MBA and had a particular b-school in mind and the biggest turn off was cold weather, now’s the time to rethink your education plan. You can get [...]