My Weekend in Vegas with Jennifer Lopez

by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho) Photo By Denise Truscello "Us," the energetic dance track from global superstar and (current Las Vegas resident) Jennifer Lopez, came out earlier this year and has been...

Girlfriends’ Guide to Getting Away: Royalton Bavaro

by Stefanie Novik The winter of 2018 was one for the record books (can you say, “snow in April”?!). So what better way to melt a little – and mellow a lot – than a warm weekend getaway in the...

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...