Touring Tuscany: An Italian Wine Guide – Chianti


By Thibaut Asso  Chianti is one of the most famous Italian wines and probably the most well known in the export market. Many wine drinkers won’t choose this wine if the price exceeds a certain amount, mainly because they associate Chianti with table wine. It is true that you can find many Chianti on the market, […]

6 Women From Around the World Who are Chipping Away the Glass Ceiling

glass ceiling

By: Christine Medina For most women, the glass ceiling is the business world’s carrot-and-stick approach to female representation in coveted leadership positions. It’s no secret that women are not paid as highly as their male counterparts, nor are they promoted to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder as frequently as men, so while women […]

Down With Changing the World? Join 15 Million Others Who are Already Doing It

join avaaz

“Avaaz””meaning “voice” in several European, Middle Eastern and Asian languages launched in 2007 with a simple democratic mission: organize citizens of all nations to close the gap between the world we have and the world most people everywhere want.” Since its launch, Avaaz, an international citizen’s group, now operates in 15 languages and is served by […]

GIVEAWAY: 1000 Places to See Before You Die

1000 places to see before you die

We are delighted to announce that we will be giving away three copies of the #1 New York Times bestseller, 1,000 Places To See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz. This re-researched, retraveled, and rewritten book returns this fall with 200 new entries, 28 additional countries, 200 more pages, more than 600 full-color photographs and an interactive companion […]

The Best Times to Tweet and Post to Facebook (INFOGRAPHIC)

The best time to post to twitter and facebook

For many of us who rely on social media to build our businesses and network with others, knowing the best times to post to Facebook and Twitter for optimal click-throughs is essential. Although there is no perfect algorithm for this, there are several sites such as CrowdBooster and SocialBro that will evaluate your Twitter account and provide […]

Love, Laughter and the Sensuality of Eating with Your Hands

Eating With Your Hands

  When I ponder the act of eating, the very thing that comes to mind is the sensual experience of smelling, tasting, feeling and savoring the meal before me. Yet, the experience I picture juxtaposed with the act of grabbing metal tools to spear my food and deposit each chunk into my mouth doesn’t quite […]

Following in the Footsteps of Gandhi, Generation Y Steps Up


In a time where political tensions are high, inequitable wealth distribution polarizes populations, and environmental woes abound, the world is in need of great leaders. A great leader users rhetoric to motivate the masses and gains momentum and support when leading by example. Gandhi himself said: ” You may never know what results come of your […]

How Much Do Americans Spend on Coffee?


If there’s one thing Americans can’t live without, it’s our coffee. We want it so badly that we’re actually willing to spend as much on coffee as we do on necessities such as commuting to and from our jobs and electricity for our homes. So, how much do Americans spend on coffee? A recent study […]