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This holiday, Stella Artois wanted to "Give Beautifully". Stars is an installation where they give you the gift of the stars as well as a few nice refreshments. ;)
As you reach for the stars, they come down to you. So far, they only have done New York City and Buenos Aires is up next.
Check out the video on instagram @crysgarris
|Taxi stand at VCE airport|
This was the view from my hotel Violino D'Oro, it was absolutely breathtaking! In the mornings and afternoons, we were serenaded by the Gondoliers next door.
Our hotel was right next to the Piazza San Marco, in the designer shopping area and there were a few restaurants in walking distance. We did some sightseeing then ate dinner at Vino Vino. The food was good and moderately priced and the staff was extremely friendly.
The next day we took the ferries over to explore Burano and Murano islands. Burano is popular for it's colorful beauty and lace while Murano is famous for glass blowing.
All in all Venice is a beautiful city and I would definitely give it another run. There wasn't much to see so I found that a short 3-day trip was more than enough to see everything and be satisfied.
This is a recipe I found a few years ago on Pinterest. I follow all steps but usually tweak it into my own, (i.e.: frosting type, sugar amounts). I'll do everyone the favor and convert the measurements. Enjoy. :)
"Assata" is the autobiography of Black Panther, JoAnne Chesimard aka Assata Shakur. Follow her recollection of the journey of strength and courage. From activism, being a murder suspect on a deathbed to prison-escaped Cuba resident, her story is a must read.
I went to the Empire State Building and had an amazing time! There was a simulated helicopter ride and while a little outdated, it was interesting to recognize all the differences in the city between then and now.
I even saw "King Kong"
|*screenshot from SnapChat*|
Now for the view....
That speaks for itself! Check out the Empire State Building when in NYC.
Last weekend, I took a short trip to Toronto to visit family. Unfortunately, I didn't get to do much touring, but I got to see a few important things like the CN Tower, CF Toronto Eaton Centre and the OVO store. (Because, Drake!)
Til next time,
I had the pleasure of seeing Fuerza Bruta twice. Once for a class 7 years ago and once again recently. Even after all this time, it's amazing! The lights, the energy and the music is entrancing and will definitely keep you entertained. A must see.
|Viceroy Resort Beach|
|Calypso boat from St. Maarten to Anguilla|
What an island! Anguilla was one of the most beautiful places I have ever been!
The Viceroy resort is the most luxurious resort there and has breathtaking views. (The main pic from this post was on their beach.)
Pope BBQ, right outside the Viceroy resort has the best food on the island!
We partied, we ate, we relaxed, we had a wonderful time. Anguilla is the perfect escape to beat the cold or if you want a vacation with privacy. I can't wait to go back!