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Thursday, June 30th, 2005

Culture: Hong Kong: French Fries and Ice Cream

by Joanne Olivieri The air was dense, humid—a pungent aroma of diesel fuel, baked yams, and other harbor delicacies. I’d been sightseeing for hours, roaming the busy streets of Kowloon immersed in cultural flavor. It was time to navigate my way back to the hotel for some R and R before heading out to the

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Culture: Balinese Eclipse of the Heart

by Marie Turks It was 5:25 p.m. when I stepped off the plane, and a breeze, like an ice-cream-covered kiss from my three-year-old niece, greeted me. A tear formed and crept from my eye as I grasped...

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Culture: Africa: Anything Goes On Safari In Africa

by Julie Ferro Safari camps are clean, found in attractive areas, and, in some cases, the word luxuriant would not be an inappropriate description of them. Located in scenic areas not far from game reserves and national...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: America’s Vintage Rail Train: A Perfect Venue for a Gathering of Divas

by Bobbie Green Vintage Rail travel is one surefire way for singles to enjoy a great vacation. It is the perfect venue for old friends to get together; small groups are a perfect fit. Riding the luxury...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: Athens, Greece: Working It

by Meegan (a.k.a. Baklava Babe) and Jennifer Hathorne These two Divas really worked it—they managed to go to the Olympics and get paid to do it! Paid to hobnob, paid to schmooze with VIPs…here are two Diva-tastic...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: The Holiday After-Shopping Party

by Stephanie Block ’Twas two weeks before Christmas, and wouldn’t you know? The Fillmore Street merchants were planning their show. Jazz musicians were diggin’ it, and tuning their pipes, While the boulevard’s trees got dressed with white...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: Florence, Italy: Mistaken Identity

by Rochelle Hensley Day One Picture it: A not-bad-looking, young, adventurous black female tourist walks down a little cobblestone road somewhere in the middle of Florence. That woman was me. Map in hand, I eagerly made my...

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