Exploring Rwandan culture through the traditional Imigongo art form is a must-have experience when visiting the country. Here’s why.
I was recently introduced to something I never knew existed, but wasn’t surprised to see that if it did exist it would be in New York: Musical Pairing, the art of harmonizing music to your meal.
Wine and perfume aren’t a notorious match. Sometimes, however, pairing the unlikely leads to innovative concepts that work surprisingly well. This is what happened with New York’s first “scent sommelier” Kelly Jones, founder of Kelly & Jones‘ Notes of Wine […]
Gender Equality In Rwanda Since President Kagame first took office in 2000, not only has the policy towards gender equality changed, mentalities have too. The new generation of women is now ambitious and hard working to become financially independent and […]
Fermenting isn’t just something you do to make beer. In fact, fermentation involves the transformation of everyday staples such as dairy, bread and vegetables into healthier, more flavorful foods. This process is a deep passion of Branden Byers, host of […]
What do opera and beer have in common? Not much, other than the fact one of the world’s leading beer experts used to be an Opera singer. Mirella Amato, a Canadian native, is the first non-US resident to earn the […]
“Qigong is the practice of mindful of your body, mind and breath,” explains Michael, my Tai Chi instructor for the morning. “If you’re mindful of your breath and body but not your mind, you’re not doing Qigong.” It’s a sunny […]
The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world. It also imprisons more young people than any other nation on earth. On an average day there are around 50,000 16- and 17-year-olds in custody and facing prosecution as […]
Like all good stories, this one began a long time ago in a faraway place. It started in the small town of Bogra in Bangladesh before Nur-E Farhana Rahman was even born. It was the 1960s and her great grandfather, a […]