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Women on the Map: Who Was Virginia? Charlotte? Louise? Beverly?

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Flying to Mexico for some fun in the sun at Playa del Carmen? Or maybe to Charlotte Amalie down on St. Thomas? Or to Lake Louise up in Canada? Or to Victoria Falls over in Africa? Or to Beverly Hills to spend a week with your rich uncle?

Romantic Kissing Spots On The Island Of St. Thomas

JustLuxe | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

It offers something special year-round with warm seas, cool breezes, perfect weather and enough mystery and glamour to be the perfect jet-set vacation spot only a stone's throw away from home. St. Thomas is also a hidden gem for romantic moments.

7 Super Family-Friendly Beaches in the U.S.

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you have babies in tow or water-winged toddlers, these seven U.S. beaches are our top picks for a family-friendly visit.

For the Freedom of Enslaved Infants in Puerto Rico, 1850s

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 04.07.2014 | Latino Voices
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

On a quiet Sunday afternoon in 1856, two gentlemen stood inconspicuously by the Plaza Mayor de Mayagüez, where it is said the bones of ancient Tainos...

10 Caribbean Spots You Can Still Go To Despite Hurricane Season

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel

You'd think that travelers would stay far away from the Caribbean during summer's peak hurricane season. But users of the website MissTravel.com h...

Where to Mix Business With Pleasure

Oyster | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Oyster

These properties are sure to please any productive vacationers, so you'll have just the right mix of business with pleasure. Enjoy your bizcation!

Top 10 Infinity Pools on the Caribbean Sea (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Oyster

The beach, the pools, the view - these are major reasons why we travel to the Caribbean. And when we can get all in one, that's ideal. So we scoured t...

In Search Of The Caribbean Secret For Perfect Sleep

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Lay writings about soursop as a sleep aid are easy to find. In the West Indies, soursop leaves are commonly used as a sedative. In the Netherlands Antilles, the leaves are brewed to make a beverage that enhances sleep. The leaves can also be put into one's pillowcase to enhance sleep.

Why You Should Move To The U.S. Virgin Islands

Islands | Posted 09.28.2012 | Travel
Islands

If you're looking for an easy move to an island, with the possibility for cheap real estate and few legal hurdles, consider the USVI.

Outrageous Hidden Hotel Fees

Oyster | Posted 06.20.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Everything from room service to resort activities can tack on additional costs to your stay -- and we dug up some hidden fees to watch out for on your next trip.

Rock City: A Creative Movement and a Clarion Sound

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

It is no secret the Rock City is proud of where they are from; you feel the passion when you talk to them, and you hear it in their music.

A Ministry Of Dialoguing About Doubt

Rev. Jonathan Weyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jonathan Weyer

When conversations in our culture center on religious issues and doubt, false dichotomies are always given as the only choices. But belief is never that neat or clean.

Pain-Free Cruising: Norwegian Cruise Line Goes Freestyle

Jenny Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jenny Block

If traditional cruising with all of that assigned dinner seating and pre-scheduled entertainment rubs you the wrong way, find a cruise line that suits how you like to travel.

Tourist KILLED In St. Thomas Gang Crossfire

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

St. Thomas police say they will increase patrols at tourist attractions around the island following last week's killing of a 14-year old cruise ship p...

How Far Have We Come: Are Blacks In Philadelphia Getting Left Behind?

James Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Sanders

America and Philadelphia have a dark past where the black community is concerned. W.E.B DuBois wrote at length about the "Negro Problem" in Philadelphia. The big question now: is the "Negro Problem" still a problem?

Two Faraway Thanksgivings, And What I Learned

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lea Lane

Right now, when the economy has rocked me, and I am adapting to a new lifestyle, I find it especially interesting to look back to two unusual Thanksgivings from the last decade.