Debra Black Haynes

Debra Black Haynes loves to research companies and their founders, and how they are solving problems in our connected and conflicted world. Her interests include retail therapy and social entrepreneurship, but most of all, her keen eye is celebrated as our go-to travel girl who helps us visualize an experience without even being there.

Tips to Plan a Destination Wedding

Destination Wedding-Chispa Magazine

There is nothing more romantic and exciting than planning your wedding. Now add to it the excitement of doing it in an exotic locale! Once you have decided that you want to have a destination wedding, it is time to start planning the next steps to make the most important day of your life perfect.…

The Best Ways To Travel Around Europe

Travel-Europe-Chispa Magazine

Have you caught the travel bug? Whether you booked a one-way ticket to spend the next six months in Europe or you are going on a two-week vacation, there are certain tips you should keep in mind on your trip. While traveling, you want to make sure you are enjoying yourself to the fullest. Yes,…

Where to Go for Your Caribbean Family Getaway

Best Caribbean Beaches-Chispa Magazine

The Caribbean Islands offer abundant choice for vacationers looking for a superlative tropical beach vacation that’s affordable yet full of action. With so many popular destinations, the hard part is to decide where you want to take your loved ones for a much-awaited beach getaway. One of the most important deciding factors when choosing your…

Stunning and Sophisticated Mexican Destinations

Mexico Vacation-Chispa Magazine

If you’re the sort of person that likes to strut their stuff on holiday, showing off their glamorous side and the summer wardrobe that you’ve not been able to dust off for a few months, then Mexico may figure further down the list that Californian beaches or Florida resorts. Yet Mexico possesses destinations far more…

Tales of A Mandarin Oriental Honeymoon

Digital Wellness Escape-Mandarin Oriental Atlanta-Chispa Magazine

I recently got married. Now, before I go into the topic of this article, let me explain, my wedding and marriage have been long awaited and anticipated. I am 32 years of age and have seriously waited for the man of my dreams. My dreams have become my reality yet I still feel as though…