Sun | Aug 28, 2016

Art & Leisure

It was a bright, sunny day as we drove the 10 miles from the centre of Krakow, Poland, to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, designated a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site since...

It is a postcard-perfect Saturday afternoon with cloudless blue skies, and the drive from Ocho Rios to Jewel Runaway Bay Beach...

Title: San Juan Noir (c) 2016 Editor: Mayra Santos-Febres Publisher: Akashic Book, Brooklyn, New York Pungent darkness spreads across the barrios (towns) of Puerto Rico. Comfort has long given way to despair; pride has succumbed to prejudice; and...

For centuries, artisans have been making figurines - those artistic objects that are used as accent pieces or put on show for ostentatious reasons. They range from the crude to the modest to the gaudy to the exquisite, and are made...

"Travelling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off- balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things: air, sleep, dreams, sea, the sky ..." -...

This week, I will provide you with a few tips to have a smooth book launch event. This, in no way, replaces a full event planning for a 'sell-off' event, but at least what I am about to share will give you some idea to get started and get the fear...

Valerie Facey is the most amazing of individuals, an American by birth, with a life that well deserves a book of its own. Just to sit in her library (someone will have a field day going through her vast accumulation of esoteric books one day) and to...

For the most part, Marcus Garvey's accomplishments are showcased during Black History Month. They have also been featured in the lyrical compositions of musical outfits such as Burning Spear.But for all our efforts, we are yet to grasp the magnitude...

After a delicious fish meal at Little Ochi on Alligator Pond on the border of St Elizabeth and Manchester, and a chat with Blackie, the founder and CEO of this very popular seafood restaurant, we set out for the ride to Kingston.Luckily, we leave...

Moisture-laden cool breezes circulate the refreshing scent of pine. Inhale.Birds chirp, and flowers bloom. Trees bear strange fruits. Skies are blue, candyfloss clouds white. The greenery is invigorating, and nature is bounteous.Old man's beards are...
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