More please Chocolate A most delicious cottage industry

by Scott Huler photographs by Lissa GotwalsDanielle Centeno tastes in shapes. Centeno, head chocolatier of Escazu Artisan Chocolate on North Blount Street, has synesthesia – a conflation of two senses – that causes her, when she eats, to experience not just taste but geometry and color. “This one is round,” she’ll say of a dark chocolate sweetened with goat’s… Read more More please Chocolate A most delicious cottage industry

13 Okinawa Island Beaches With White Sand And Sparkling Waters

Picture courtesy of Miyakojima LibraryYonahamaehama Beach in Miyakojima stretches for seven kilometers and is said to have the whitest sand in the Pacific. The shallow of the beach is beautifully transparent and you can see the island of Kurimajima, nine kilometers in circumference, across the water. The 1690-meter bridge that stretches across to Kurimajima is… Read more 13 Okinawa Island Beaches With White Sand And Sparkling Waters

Dhaka Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina rec

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received a surprise phone call from her Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan hours ahead of her visit to India, according to officials. Khan called Hasina amid his shrill anti-India campaign on the Kashmir issue after the Indian government revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. Khan has been dialling up Muslim… Read more Dhaka Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina rec