Unconventional Lodging Options

Unconventional Lodging Options

Most hotel rooms, whether they’re a budget option or a luxurious five-star resort, are in essence very similar. When you slide your key card into the door, you’ll typically walk into a tidy, boxy room with one or two neatly made beds, bedside tables, a television set,...
Lost in Translation: An Israeli-American in Moscow

Lost in Translation: An Israeli-American in Moscow

Born in Israel, and having lived in Brussels, New York City, and St. Thomas,, I consider myself to be multicultural. I came to the United States in 2002 and currently live and run my business on the island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. I have felt a strong...
The History and Cultural Significance of Chess

The History and Cultural Significance of Chess

Modern chess tournaments may not have come around until 1851, but believe it or not, this classic game of strategy has been in existence for over a thousand years, since it most likely originated in India before the sixth century AD. The earliest origins of chess are...