Music, along with many elements of our society, has changed rapidly and boldly in the past few decades. As the Internet and globalization have made the world smaller, our knowledge and understanding of humanity and culture has broadened and modiﬁed in ways unimaginable to generations of the past. Understanding the culture of a Third World nation, or of any faraway place, is a challenge that requires years of studying books and documents by those people who were privileged enough to see such places.Even those materials would be a look through a speciﬁc individual’s eyes typically versus the native people.
O’ahu: A Tropical Getaway for All Tastes and Styles In the past 15 months, I’ve been all over North America taking road trips and daytrips for business and pleasure. Major cities got a taste of me – Toronto, New York, Los Angeles – while quaint towns like Elysburg, Pa.; Greenville, S.C.; and Indio, Calif.
It was the early evening as the sun’s glimmerings rays were retreating slowly behind Ottawa’s western landscape. We were not due to the Majolini tasting for another twenty minutes, but anticipation had already rooted itself firmly in our bones. The room was nearly empty and Simone, with his endearing Italian accent greeted us warmly and with pride.
Continued from Antidote’s Guide to Hawaii Ko Olina: Truly a Relaxing and Luxurious Vacation Experience Ko Olina is quickly becoming the second city of O’ahu. Located on the southwest coast of the island and just 25 miles from Honolulu, this budding beach-side haven is a true escape. It provides visitors as much calm as Waikiki Beach has energy, with soothing beaches and group activities that are fun for all ages.