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Monday, July 11th, 2005

Culture: Italy: Bye-bye, Miss America

by Audrey Mei It was a good thing I booked my ticket to Italy with Spain’s Iberia Airline because Alitalia went on strike the week I left Portugal. It was a sad occasion to leave that country. My flight left early on a Saturday morning and from the plane window I could see Lisbon slumbering

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...

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...

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