How to Spend a Week in Zanzibar

By Alex Kallimanis: Zanzibar, aka Spice Island, is lined with picturesque beaches and offers a vibrant fusion of cultures. The island was colonized by the Portuguese, Arabs and English and tragically was the center of the East African slave trade in the 1800’s.  While the predominant religion is Islam, large Hindu and Christian minorities also…

Sunrise over the Indian Ocean, boats and balcony

Cedar Key, Florida: An Authentic Getaway

When discussing the Florida keys, people tend to think about the chain of islands south of Miami, like Key West. But there are keys all over the state. The term key derives from the Spanish word cayo, meaning small island. Cedar Key, on the Gulf coast of Florida, 134 miles north of Tampa, embodies small…