South Texas gives Florida a serious challenge. Summer, when Canadians usually stay near home, is high season in south Texas. So the rest of year iis off-season with a sub-tropical climate and amazing prices for food, accommodation and attractions. Plus, the beaches on the outer islands of the Texas coast are extraordinary.
Throughout her career, Meryl Streep has found a way to fully inhabit every character she portrays so that who we see in the film is not Streep but the “quirky little universe” she has created.
Connecting girls, inspiring futures is the theme of International Women's Day 2012. Girls globally are making an impact on the world. They are seeing beyond their own homes, streets and cities with a world view that embodies compassion and vision. … Read more →
Although many people choose to spend their holidays in Cape Verde for the sandy beaches and crystal-clear seas, there’s another reason these islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean are well-loved by visitors from around the world. It is the home of Cesária Évora, better known as the “barefoot diva”.
Growing up female in North America you get the sense from a very early age that you’ll never quite measure up. Your hips will be too large or your breasts too small. Your IQ will take second place to your dress size. I count myself among the body mercenaries. From dieting to bulimia, monthly cellulite inspections and wrinkle checks, living in this female form can feel like internment at times. A couple of months ago I escaped from my barbed wire mind and moved into the mansion of my body.