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Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Inspiration: Isla Mujeres, Mexico: An Authentic Adventure

by Hae Yuon Kim I was at a conference in Cancun at a self-contained resort when I decided to tack on a three-night stay in Isla de Mujeres. After the relatively sanitized stay at the Hyatt, I wanted a more “authentic” Mexican experience. Well, be careful what you wish for… I traveled a lot in

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Inspiration: Hundreds of Countries, One Lifetime

by Miranda Kenrick Once upon a spring evening a dozen years ago, I sat with three young Europeans in a café in a small town in Yemen. I had a traveler’s tummy and was temporarily fasting. Not...

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...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Wellness: Turks and Caicos: Transformed By Turkoise

I know I’ve had a great vacation when I return home with aching muscles and unidentifiable bruises. For the past ten days I’ve been vacationing at Club Med’s Turks and Caicos village and I just got home,...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Culture: Hanukah, Festival of Lights

by Stephanie Block Hanukkah, Hanukah, Chanukah… what are you? Are you more than just a Christmas consolation prize? The Jews must really be G-d’s Chosen People if they get eight whole days of presents, am I right?...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Visionaries: Dr. Wangari Maathai: Diva Visionary and Nobel Laureate

by Stephanie Block In a gilded conference room at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel, Dr. Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate, stepped up to the podium to speak. Bedecked in traditional dress and welcomed with a standing ovation, her entrance...

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