By Chelsea Stuart So by now I’m sure that everyone with access to TV, internet, radio or any form of modern communication whatsoever has heard of the slaying of Cecil the Lion, an iconic animal who lived in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park.
By Daniel B O’Donnell Stretching for nearly a mile on the banks of the river Spree stands one of the largest and most culturally important art showcases in the world.
By Annemarie Tompsen In middle school my required summer reading list included the book Black Boy by Richard Wright.
BY STEPHANIE KASHETA Please note that the following list is only comprised of five countries. Unfortunately, many other countries are home to labor practices that are just as exploitative of their workers, if not more so.
Today marks the one year anniversary of the launch of my social business: Social Change Nation. It was born during an all night whiteboard session and marked the beginning of one of the most exciting and terrifying journey’s of my life.
BY STEPHANIE KASHETA Ah, Firenze, the birthplace of the Renaissance, Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, and home to Michelangelo, da Vinci and countless others.
By Maria Russo Located in the Diplomatic District of Nairobi and adjacent to the Village Market – East Africa’s largest shopping and recreation complex – is Tribe, an upscale boutique hotel that caters to business and holiday travelers alike.
On a recent trip to Los Cabos, Mexico, I was surprised to find that most every resort and restaurant had a signature cocktail that revolved around the smoky flavor of mezcal, a liquor I wasn’t familiar with.
The original design, worn in Rwanda (Facebook) The idea for The Shoe That Grows was sparked in the simplest of ways.
Image via Shutterstock No matter where you go in Europe there’s one thing people always seem to look for—whether it’s a simple standard brew or French press, travelers care about getting their hands on a good cup of coffee.
BY STEPHANIE KASHETA There’s much more to see in Vegas than meets the drunken eye. While many tourists visit, lured by the promise of being a completely different person for a week or night, many do not realize that Nevada is home to many natural wonders.
Being charitable can take many forms. From making the choice to shop from a social enterprise to participating in voluntourism or organizing a local fundraiser – the idea of philanthropy has evolved to be one that includes active engagement.
BY STEPHANIE KASHETA If you’re thinking of traveling to Italy this summer, you should stay at the newly restored Toscana Resort Castelfalfi, nestled inside an 800-year old village just an hour away from the Florence airport.
By Annemarie Tompsen Millenials, when was the last time you played a board game? Smartphones and video games have replaced the popular Monopoly, Scrabble, Chutes and Ladders and Yahtzee board games of our childhood.
By Annemarie Tompsen After graduating from Dartmouth College with a graduate degree in economics, government and public policy, Sonia Faruqi entered the world of Wall Street.
Image of via Shutterstock On a recent trip to Nashville, something caught my eye as I wandered through the city’s airport with typical traveler’s exhaustion.
By Annemarie Tompsen Single diners have no fear. A new café trend is taking over Japan and China; one that can save restaurant goers from the awkward experience of dining alone.
Image of via Shutterstock When I lived in Philly, the nearest supermarket was about a mile away from my apartment.
BY STEPHANIE KASHETA The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino. This is one of my favorite stories of all time and it happens to be a part of Calvino’s larger work of linked stories Cosmicomics.
By Shelby Welinder Pushpa Basnet stands in the courtyard outside her damaged orphanage. A force to be reckoned with, she directs 40-some children about their daily chores and routines.