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Best Time to Visit the Dominican Republic (& When to Avoid!)

The Caribbean is known for its year-round tropical climate which can sometimes be predictably… unpredictable. Throughout this region, rain clouds will often come and go between rays of sunshine. And the Dominican Republic is even more unique in its weather patterns because the island is regarded as a mini-continent in that it varies widely in…

24 Sunny Warm Places in the U.S.A. for a Lovely Winter Vacation Getaway

Do frigid winter temperatures have you looking for a warm, sandy beach? Do blizzards and ice storms make you wish for lush, green hiking trails? Then, look no further than these 24 best warm places in the U.S. to visit for the perfect warm winter vacation getaway in the U.S. Arizona’s Best Places to Visit…

21 Ways to Help in the Georgia Senate Race Runoff

The fate of the U.S.A. rests on the Georgia Senate Runoffs on January 5, 2021. Whether we flip the senate blue or not, will deeply affect our country. As a person of color who grew up in a marginalized community in the Bronx to immigrant parents, this is beyond personal. The outcome is critical to…

17 Lovely Day Trips From NYC for Food, Culture & the Outdoors

New Yorkers! Are you looking for an easy but refreshing New York getaway? Consider one of these day trips from NYC. From small New York towns to natural wonders – there is so much for us to explore just two hours from Manhattan. And if you don’t have a car, don’t worry, we’ve also included…

A Guide to Dominican Cigars: History, Taste & Tradition

I grew up watching my grandfather chew tobacco and smoke Dominican cigars. I have fond memories seeing him sitting under a tree, wearing a grey hat, and listening to the radio as he smoked. He was a man of simple pleasures, and the art of Dominican tobacco made him very happy. And thus, I grew…

19 Perfect Day Trips from Las Vegas – Road Trip Bucketlist

Travelers worldwide flock to the lights and grandeur of the Las Vegas Strip. With its luxurious hotels, swanky clubs, and fabulous shows, those who visit rarely leave disappointed. However, others who look past the glitzy glamour will find an entirely different experience. Visitors to this region can enjoy spectacular hikes near Las Vegas, go kayaking,…

First Timer’s Guide to Acadia National Park in Maine

Acadia National Park lies among the coniferous north woods of Maine’s easternmost coast. This isolation often allows Acadia to escape the minds of adventure seekers and national park travel enthusiasts. However, despite being a “hidden” New England gem, Acadia National park still draws upwards of 3.5 million visitors per year. In fact, Acadia National Park…

21 Best Things to Do in Izmir, Turkey’s Third Largest City

Merhaba, fellow explorers! Are you planning to visit the beautiful metropolitan city of Izmir located on Turkey’s stunning Aegean coast? If so, this is your guide to the top things to do in Izmir for first-time travellers. As a bonus, we’ve also added must-do day trips from Izmir further below! First-time traveler to Turkey? Don’t…

Blueberry Picking Near NYC: A Relaxing Visit to the Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley is brimming with hiking trails, waterfalls, and many other outdoor excursions that can help nourish our quarantined souls. Due to our new socially distanced way of living and the understandable limitations on travel, New Yorkers are now looking for socially distanced outdoor activities near New York City. And what better way to…

11 Healthier Alternatives to Goya Foods by Multicultural Small Businesses!

Goya Foods products have been famously used by many Latinos around the world, especially for their packets of sofrito, blended spices (like adobo), and other seasonings with emblematic flavors such as cilantro and garlic. But now, many are seeking alternatives to Goya products after the company’s CEO, Roberto Unanue praised President Trump at a White…