Feature Stories

Morikami Gardens: The Essence of Japan in Florida

Morikami Gardens: The Essence of Japan in Florida

Since its opening in 1977, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida, with rotating exhibitions in its galleries, tea ceremonies performed monthly in its Seishin-an tea house, an educational outreach program with local schools and organizations and Japanese traditional festivals celebrated for the public several times a year.

The “Green” Breakers

The “Green” Breakers

Before going green became mainstream in the hospitality industry, The Breakers self-imposed this challenge as a pioneer in the luxury hotel segment. In fact, more than a decade ago this iconic, 540-room oceanfront resort began to implement ecologically-friendly practices to conserve resources and protect the environment to enhance the quality of life for future generations.

Seaweed is the New Kale

Seaweed is the New Kale

You might have seen it in the stores. You might have had some with sushi. You might even see your friends snacking on the dried versions. Seaweed. Last year, everyone was gaga over kale; this year it is all about seaweed. The name doesn’t sound very appealing, does it? Well, let’s learn a little more about it to help ease your worries, anxieties, and inhibitions.

Pennsylvania’s Best Kept Secret: Ricketts Glen

Pennsylvania’s Best Kept Secret: Ricketts Glen

Gently nestled between the Allegheny Plateau and the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians of northeastern Pennsylvania lies a national treasure of unimaginable splendor—Ricketts Glen. Once the proud home of Native Americans in ages past, this 13,000-acre state park is known for its magnificent, old-growth forest, spectacular flora and fauna, mesmerizingly winding and canopied hiking trails, and 24 cascading and breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls.