Tianguis 2013 in Puebla, Mexico

Promoting Mexico at Tianguis It was standing room only, but I found a seat among the several hundred international media in attendance at Tianguis 2013 in Puebla, Mexico. The cameras flashed constantly as the VIPs made there way across the stage and sat down much to...

The Food Pantry and You!

Politics, Charitable Contributions and the Food Pantry In the months leading up to the election, there was no shortage of politically-charged opinions and, in this digital age, my Facebook newsfeed was overflowing with damnations and sweeping generalizations of those...

In Photos: Old Town Talinn, Estonia

In Photos: Old Town Talinn, Estonia The old town of Talinn, Estonia, surprised me. Not that I had any particular expectation. I didn’t. But these photos of Talinn, Estonia , speak for themselves. I was not planning for something that rivaled the well-preserved...

The Modern Muslim Woman

The Modern Muslim Woman Just tuning in to listen to the daily news one can’t help but be struck by the bombarding array of fear associated with Muslims; the terrorist plots, the Sharia Law, and the fact that Muslims, and in particular a Muslim Woman who wears the...

The Art of the Interview

Sthu Zungu, the President of South African Tourism in North America, met me for a last second interview a couple of weeks back at a small-ish trade meeting in Beverly Hills. It was a last second opportunity that I wormed in between her other appointments. Normally, I...

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