6 Ways New Parents Can Fund School

New parents probably spend a lot of time thinking about how they are going to pay for their children's education. The cost of college is rising, and most people cannot afford to pay for it out-of-pocket. The...

Sojourn in South Beach, part three

After a good night’s rest, I take advantage of the balmy weather and have my coffee outside.  Bypassing cabanas and a large-scale chess set on the Stanton’s terrace (stantonsobe.com), I make my way to the...

Great Cases for a Great Phone

The iPhone might not be a cheap phone with the iPhone 7 still commanding a high price and the iPhone X costing in the region of $1,149.00 in the US, making Apples baby the most expensive smartphone on the...

What to Wear On Your Next Ski Trip

Even if summer is around the corner there is year round destinations for the snow lovers.  Summer skiing means heading to the highest peaks of North America and Europe or flying to the Southern...

Sojourn in South Beach, part two

On my first full day in Miami, I’m under the weather. It occasionally happens when I travel (the combo of little sleep, re-circulated air on planes, and the lack of real food are the usual culprits), so I...

Sojourn in South Beach, part one

A northeastern winter is cold, grey and – seemingly – endless. You spend hours plotting an escape to someplace sunny and warm... if only for a few days. Luckily, there are a few options that aren’t...

Weekend Getaway: The Cove Opens in Long Beach

by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho) L.A. tends to get all the attention when it comes to Southern California destinations. That's why Long Beach, the coastal city 30 miles south of the City of Angels, is...

Ideal Gifts For a Person of Taste and Thought

Buying gifts for anyone can be challenging. When birthdays and public holidays loom, there's always the dread that creeps in when you know it's time to purchase a gift for your friends, family members and...

BetterMe and my pursuit of an ideal meditation app

Meditationand mindfulness are the “it” words of today. But they are not just words you throw in to seem more sophisticated, and the practices are not just a current fad. Both meditation and mindfulness...