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Your Oasis Awaits in Arizona

Vacations are essential for the soul—and none are more blissfully escapist than girls’ getaways and guys’ weekends.   Bring your favorite people and leave your encumbrances. Arizona awaits with piercingly blue skies, spiritual landscapes, and otherworldly resorts and spas. (Perhaps you’ve even seen a few of them featured in these pages.)   Picture yourself sunbathing… Read More


Soca Caribbean Yacht Charters is a new boutique travel agency founded by a Hampton University and Howard Law School graduate Shelia Ruffin. Growing up on the eastern shore of Virginia, Ruffin always had an affinity for boats. Her grandfather was an avid boater and this allowed her the opportunity to spend her childhood on the… Read More

Portland Maine – A Food Lover’s Paradise

The thought of Maine may conjure up images of sleepy coastal towns with craggy coastlines, boats blowing in the wind and loads of lobster, but Portland is so much more than that. With a population of about 66,700, Maine’s largest city may not be considered big to some, but it has all the offerings of… Read More

Reynolds Lake Oconee

Destination Spotlight – Reynolds Lake Oconee   Tucked into the rolling lake country of Georgia between Atlanta and Augusta, Reynolds Lake Oconee is a refuge of authenticity in today’s been-there-done-that world. With six world-class golf courses crafted by the likes of Nicklaus, Fazio, Jones, Cupp and Engh, the Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds, nine distinctive culinary… Read More