Our Trip to Kerala in a Nutshell

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Three weeks ago, Anthony an I traveled to Kerala, a southern region of India known for its backwaters, beaches and benevolent people. While there, we posted many

Pin It: Out of Many We are One

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Travel Talk with Carpet Dealer and Avid Traveler, Katrina Mauro

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Some people travel to explore and end up finding their destiny along the way. That’s just what happend to Katrina Mauro, a NYC-based carpet dealer. As someone who searched for the perfect keepsake from each country she visited, Katrina realized she had a knack for finding beautiful crafts that held the cultural essence of the […]

Pin It: Jamaican Artwork from the Harmony Hall Gallery

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This photo was taken at Harmony Hall gallery in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  Rani Carson, a New York-based professor of art, first came to Jamaica in 1986 and became enchanted with the island.  She embraced the Rastafarian faith and lifestyle which she brilliantly depicts in her gouache paintings.  Her work has been showcased in both the […]

5 Ways to Get Cultured in 2012

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It’s easy to get caught up in doing what everybody else does. And the urge to “keep up with the Frommers” can be even greater when traveling, especially if it’s an experience abroad. We all want to write home about our first visit to the Louvre, or the day we spent floating blithely in Maya […]