Christmas in Hong Kong: Absolutely CRAZY!

Christmas Eve at Pacific Place Mall, Hong Kong  In most parts of the west, Christmas is quiet.  Stores are closed and people are spending time with their family.  Not so in Hong Kong.  Though Christmas is celebrated commercially (kids see Santa, homes often have trees and of course, malls and streets are decorated), the Christian […]

Santa Claus Parade Marches in Toronto's Holiday Season

Though holiday-related decorations and products have been up in stores since the beginning of November (or earlier!), in Toronto, the “real” holiday season doesn’t start until the Santa Claus Parade.  First held more than 100 years ago, the 2009 edition will occur on Sunday, November 15.  This means that families with young children will be lining […]

Happy Canada Day!

Career profiles is taking a day off to enjoy our country’s birthday!  We will be back next week with a brand new article.   Thanks and have a great Canada Day!  Enjoy the hotdogs and fireworks! Image courtesy of iStockphoto

Swellwomen Surfing & Yoga Retreat

Lynn Burshtein The word “swell” can refer to an ocean wave generated from a distant source, or, in more common parlance, a description of something fantastic. For Me-Shell Mijangos, founder of the Maui-based surfing & yoga retreat, Swellwomen (along with its co-ed counterparts, Swell Co-ed), the dual meanings of the word complement one another. A […]

Poll Results: Travelling Continues!

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether you had plans to go away for the holiday season.  Some of you (25%) said that you were going somewhere away from family and/or friends for the holiday season, while 16.7% said that you were visiting family/friends.  At the same time, 41.7% said you have plans to go away, […]

Happy Holidays! Designer Profiles will be Back in 2009

photo credit: sirispj Just want to wish everyone a happy holiday season!   Prospere Magazine’s designer profiles will be taking a break for the next couple of weeks.  We will be back with more designers to tell you about on January 8, 2009!