With all this hype about Costa Rica unexpectedly dominating in the world cup, I thought it would be appropriate to share how incredible this country really is. Lying between Nicaragua and Panama, this international tourism hot-spot is bordered by both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Costa Rica offers an experience far from your typical all-inclusive vacation and has plenty to offer for every type of traveler.
A story from Maria Arseniuk with contributions from Anton Mikov “Are you with the press? Can you take my photo before those bastards shoot me dead?” asked the man on Maidan. It was Thursday, February 20, 2014 – the day that Ukrainian ex-president, Viktor Yanukovich unleashed a deadly assault that left nearly 100 non-violent demonstrators dead, many of them students.
As we continue to find inspiration for our appearance through the latest trends from New York Fashion Week, the hippest street style and runway collections, let us not forget who the designers themselves tend to take inspiration from; the rockstar. The majority of major fashion houses have used the musically-gifted for runway shows and ad campaigns.
Kevin Kent has been transforming the culinary industry one chef at a time. He doesn’t teach new recipes or suggest new ingredients, but he does give them the most important tool to elevate their chef game – a damn good knife. It really does make all the difference. Nestled in the heart of Ottawa, Knifewear is situated precisely where it should be: in the cozy cultural epicenter of the Glebe.
Culture shock happens to the best of us. In case you don’t know, culture shock is described as the disorientation someone may experience when they have been exposed to a culture with which they are unfamiliar. I’ve travelled to 19 countries since my childhood. I’ve been sick on a plane, puked in a cab, seen snakes on a plane… the movie… experienced minor food poisoning, I’ve almost been robbed and threatened, but despite all of those things, I’ve always maintained my composure.