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Miss Tunica Beachwear

Miss Tunica Beachwear Review

My Miss Tunica beachwear arrived at my parents’ house in Florida a few weeks before me. Leaving dreary autumnal London behind along with all of my jumpers (translation: sweaters), I...

Native American Food - Bison Poyha Sandwich

The Native American Food Revival

Chances are you don’t know much about Native American food, whether you identify as a US citizen or not. The majority of US residents vaguely ponder Native American cuisine once...

Scrumptious World Cheeses – from Italy to Colombia

If you’ve got a penchant for cheese chomping, you need to read about these wonderful world cheeses. Recent studies claim that this dairy stuff is addictive – but let’s be...

Cave of the Winds

Explore Cave of the Winds in Colorado

The Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, overlooking Williams Canyon in Manitou Springs, Colorado, sits next to the picturesque Garden of the Gods. The garden’s majestic red rock formations, such...

Dim Sum 101

Dim Sum 101: New Article for TOTI Media

Chances are big city dwellers, foodies and travelers have tried dim sum. But I am willing to bet that some of my countryfolk in the USA had not heard of...

I Loved Lucy - set

I Loved Lucy: Tribute to Lucille Ball in London West End

Lucille Ball rightfully snatched her Queen of Comedy title, while starring as the determined, scheming redhead in I Love Lucy. The combination of Lucy’s indefatigable spirit, gumption and a pinch of...

Spirit Airlines

Should You Book a Flight with Spirit Airlines?

Spirit Airlines, headquartered in Florida, offers seriously cheap flights. But with mixed online reviews and possible add on fees – are plane tickets with Spirit Airlines even worth booking? I...

Santorini

Top 10 Travel Highlights of 2016

I’m ready to say “sayonara” to 2K16 – a year that kicked off with a car crash and continued to metaphorically drizzle for its duration. Though coming home to J...

Vibrant Pride Festival Photos

A whirlwind of rainbows, showers of glitter, streams of bubbles and pulsating dance beats – what’s not to love? You can literally feel the love, joy and support emanating from...

Team USA Olympic Training Center

If you'd like to see how American Olympians train, make the visit to the Team USA Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs!

Statue of Liberty

Free Views of the Statue of Liberty

If you would like to free views of the Statue of Liberty from a boat without paying a cruise fee, consider boarding the free Staten Island Ferry for glimpses of...

3 Festive Florida Events to Inspire the Holiday Spirit

Jetting out of the frigid Midwest to celebrate Christmas surrounded by palm trees may cause cognitive dissonance, but what Floridians lack in snow, they make up for in holiday spirit....

A Very Thirsty Florida Manatee

The gentle giant Florida manatee, also referred to as a sea cow, floats around in sea water all day, but loves to drink fresh water when available.  This curious fellow...

Warm Sanibel Welcome: Bridge Drive Time-Lapse

A semi-dazed and joyful expression illuminates my mom’s face as she opens her arms in a welcoming gesture. Eyes twinkling and head shaking subconsciously, she is at a loss for...

Fort Myers Beach Sand Sculpting Championship

The Fort Myers Beach Sand Sculpting Championship held in Fort Myers Beach, Florida is essentially an oceanside art exhibit with live demonstrations. The 28th Annual American Sand Sculpting competition included...

Mysterious Lady Luck in Las Vegas Helps Me Meet Ryan ‘Nigahiga’ Higa

Sometimes I trick myself into thinking that I will like something primarily because so many others do; I forget that I’m an odd duck.  However, even though I know that...