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    • Taking a Stand: United, American and Frontier Airlines Refuse to Fly Separated …

      Taking a Stand: United, American and Frontier Airlines Refuse to Fly Separated Immigrant Children
    • Happy, Happy Hour – The World’s Most Bucolic Bars

      Happy, Happy Hour – The World’s Most Bucolic Bars
    • Wanderlust of the Week: Queenstown, New Zealand

      Wanderlust of the Week: Queenstown, New Zealand
    • Issa Vibe: Summer ’18 Travel Playlist

      Issa Vibe: Summer ’18 Travel Playlist
    • My Top 5 Travel Wellness Hacks

      My Top 5 Travel Wellness Hacks
    • Katikies Hotel in Santorini, Greece

      Katikies Hotel in Santorini, Greece
    • #WanderlustWednesday: Jah in Jamaica; GoldenEye Hotel & Resort

      #WanderlustWednesday: Jah in Jamaica; GoldenEye Hotel & Resort
    • Egypt Like You’ve Never Seen It: Adrére Amellal Desert Ecolodge

      Egypt Like You’ve Never Seen It: Adrére Amellal Desert Ecolodge
    • Wanderlust of the Week: Chile’s EcoCamp Patagonia

      Wanderlust of the Week: Chile’s EcoCamp Patagonia
    • The Weekend I Fell In Love With Chicago

      The Weekend I Fell In Love With Chicago

    Meditation for Times Like These

    In times like these, when the world is justifiably full of angst, anger, anxiety, and confusion over the Covid-19 pandemic, a bit of peace is needed. The truth is, the virus is either coming to where you live, or it’s there. All we can do is follow the CDC’s recommended guidelines for trying to mitigate this disaster, and keep it from effecting you, and those you love. The BEST away to avoid getting sick is — you guessed, to avoid being exposed to the virus in the first place, and come on guys, wash your hands. And while it’s a…

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    Wellness Journalism, Marriage, Working, and 2020

    It’s been a loooong time since I’ve written here, and in between, life has done a 360 for me. I got engaged, and married to the love of my life, I suffered through a bout of panic attacks, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, I got through the former with wellness, I went back to school for wellness — and decided to craft a new journalism career based off of this. Whew! run-on sentence but you know, I wanted to visually express the mouthful that my life has been since I last posted here. I honestly contemplated whether writing and journalism was…

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    Taking a Stand: United, American and Frontier Airlines Refuse to Fly Separated Immigrant Children

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or have purposefully decided to ignore the political and social upheaval that our current administration has caused by creating some terribly questionable enforcement of their zero tolerance immigration policy, then you don’t know that the Trump’s U.S. Immigration Policy is resulting in the separation of immigrant children from their parents at the U.S./Mexico border. These sweet, innocent babies who’ve been wrenched from the hands of those parents, who obviously risked bringing them to the United States for the chance of a better life and upward mobility, are being put in what pretty much…

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    Take the Hike: The Bay of Fundy Trail

    Oh Canada, we Americans have yet another reason to be jealous of you – besides your great healthcare, level headed-leader, and poutine fries. But the beautiful, bucolic, hundreds of thousands of hiking trails you have are awe inspiring, and take the cake. Lucky for us yankees, at least we’re on the same continent as you. For this edition of Take the Hike, I present to you – the Bay of Fundy. The trail, located in New Brunswick, Canada takes you through primordial forests, wet lands, heights 820 feet above sea level and of course through the gorgeous Bay of Fundy. You’ll be…

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    Happy, Happy Hour – The World’s Most Bucolic Bars

    Summer is here, which means sundresses, flip flops, and boozy day parties. But are you tired of the same old neighborhood bars and stuffed up after-work happy hours? Those day parties at the same old spots can get, well, old. It’s 2018, why not take your happy hour international, and grab some libations from one of these bucolic bars around the world. If turquoise seas and white sand doesn’t inspire your wanderlust, I’m sure exotic cocktails unique to these locals will. Check them out. Rick’s Cafe – Negril, Jamaica  Drinks, a magical, incandescent sunset, and the best cliff diving in…

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