Year: 2015

Perfect Stays – Efendi hotel and Akko, Israel

The city does draw history buffs but thanks to Akko resident and ambassador, Chef Uri Jeremias, Akko has fast become a global foodie destination as well. While I was in Tel Aviv, countless people told me, I “could not leave Israel without visiting Uri Buri,” Jeremias’s restaurant right on the port in an old ottoman building with the decor of a Bedouin tent; hopefully while there I would meet it’s eccentric proprietor of 27 years, Uri Jeremias. “You can’t miss him, he looks like Santa Claus.” Without a doubt, this is the best seafood you will have in Israel.

Big Up! Marlon James wins Booker Prize for A Brief History of Seven Killings

A Brief History of Seven Killings: Conspiracy theorists and lovers of all things Bob Marley, this is the book for you; it’s about the assassination attempt on Marley in the 1970s. From the very real Jamaican political party feuds to the CIA’s involvement in wars and violence in the West Indies and Latin American, there were points in the novel when I turned the pages furiously hungry to read more.

Halloween Shop Your Closet

After spending a small fortune on costumes throughout my high-school and college years when it was a really big deal (I sure did wear that Princess Jasmine costume to TWO Disney parties to get my $$ worth!), I usually shop my closet for Halloween, or at the very least buy things I might wear again, check out my suggestions for Halloween dressing.