World Music to Add to Your Next Playlist


Sona Jobarteh RWMF workshop via Rainforest World Music Festival Earlier this month the Sarawak Cultural Village, just outside of Kuching, Malaysia, hosted its 18th annual Rainforest World Music Festival. Each year the festival brings together indigenous musicians from Borneo and renowned groups from around the world with the mission to unite artists and concertgoers alike through […]

Antihaitianismo: Why You Shouldn’t Support the Dominican Republic

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  BY STEPHANIE KASHETA The Dominican Republic has a long history of racism toward its inhabitants of Haitian descent. The most recent incarnation of this societal ill comes in the form of the proposed deportation of nearly 60,000 citizens of Haitian descent. While Haiti gained independence after Toussaint Louverture’s revolutionary efforts were fully realized in the […]

The Best Restaurants to Spend Valentine’s Day in New York

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By Marina Starkey Whether you roll your eyes at the thought of it or get excited about receiving chocolates and flowers from your sweetie, Valentine’s Day is a holiday we all have to get through in one way or another. The good news is that we all have to eat on February 14th, so you might […]

The Best Sustainable Eats in London

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(Market image via Shutterstock) London is one of the most culturally diverse cities the world over. Not only does this bring an interesting mix of knowledge, languages and traditions, but it also allows for some serious eats from around the world. There are myriad eateries and markets to indulge yourself, which makes it a bit tricky […]

UZ Villas: Travel the World in Style

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VILLA 217 – LAS CASAS WHAT’S TO LOVE ABOUT LAS CASAS LAS CASAS is three luxury villas set in a secluded area of Hollywood Beach only a few steps from the ocean. This Villa offers comfortable and luxurious amenities accompanied by a relaxing atmosphere perfect for group of friends or extended family. THE SETTING The […]

A Journey Into Havasu Canyon

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By Michelle DeVona Cradled deep inside the Grand Canyon there exists a place that far surpasses any image conjured upon mere mention of the park itself. This Shangri-La of the Southwest, otherwise known as Havasu Canyon, is an enchanted oasis that lays within the Havasupai Indian Reservation. Home to the Havasupai tribe, Havasu Canyon is […]

Daily Mantra for the New Year

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The following poem,”Desiderata” was written in 1927 by American writer Max Ehrmann. The text first became popular after being used in a devotional and after spoken-word recordings in 1971 and 1972. We think it’s perfect for a daily mantra for the New Year… Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may […]