Author: Riesa Pascal

The Caribbean is Open for Business

Why you should plan to visit the Caribbean in 2018! St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa The Reef Atlantis, Bahamas The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba As a person of Caribbean descent and an avid visitor to the islands, the Caribbean is a destination that is very near and dear to my heart. Considering the fact that nearly 30 million tourists visit the Caribbean annually, there is a very high possibility that it holds a special place in your heart as well. Now this beautiful region is greatly in...

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Niagara Falls

Where Adventure Comes Naturally! No passport is needed to experience nature in its most beautiful form We’ve all heard of Niagara Falls, but few know that this destination has so much more to offer visitors than its namesake tourist attraction. I used to be one of those unaware individuals, but I recently had the opportunity to go on my own Niagara Falls excursion and am now left with the seemingly impossible task of finding the words to share this great adventure with you. I’ve had experience writing dozens of travel articles, but today I was completely and irrevocably stumped...

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In Case you Missed It!

    A new year is upon us and it’s time to fall in love once again with all the wonderful events that happen month-to-month throughout our great city! Let’s dive right in by taking a look back at the fun we enjoyed in December and January. Here are all the highlights, just in case you missed it! On December 1st, the City of Orlando’s Annual Tree Lighting Celebration was held at the Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park. In addition to live performances and tasty food from TheDailyCity.com Food Truck Bazaar, the event also featured an exciting...

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In Case You Missed IT!

  Turkeys have come out of hiding, mistle toes are hanging and jingle bells are ringing once again! It’s Christmastime in the City Beautiful and though we won’t see any snow here in sunny Florida, one thing we can look forward to is a month filled with spectacular holiday themed events. Before we dive into a winter wonderland though, let’s take a look back at the fun we had in the month of November. Here are all the highlights, just in case you missed it! From November 5th-11th, Orlando International Fashion Week spanned across Central Florida and brought exposure...

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My Style Anniversary

A look back on five magical years writing for Style Magazines! The story of how I began writing for Style Magazines is one that not many people know, but it’s a story that I hope will encourage you in the same way it encourages me when life isn’t exactly going as I’d planned. As you’ll come to see through my brief retelling of the events, God truly works in mysterious ways and sometimes what seems like your worst nightmare is actually just a door opening towards something greater. To share this story requires winding the clock back to the spring of 2012 when I was a senior at Florida State University. My final semester of college was coming to a bittersweet close and I had just finished ordering my graduation announcements when a new email popped up from the university. I immediately clicked the notification and then read with horror that an unknowingly missed course credit meant I was still one English course away from graduating with my double major in Creative Writing and Communication Studies. In the blink of an eye, all of my post-graduation plans came to a screeching halt and I was suddenly left with two options to receive the diploma I had worked so long and hard for: 1) Enroll in summer school and complete the missing course or 2) Substitute the missing credit with...

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