She Got it From Her Mama: 3 of the Greatest Celebrity Mother-Daughter Relationships

You know them, you love them, but did you know that these famous American actresses all have Caribbean mothers? These women gave birth to America’s...
Celebrate Spring: Tips For Planning the Perfect Brunch

3 Tips For Planning the Perfect Spring Brunch

Prepare for a morning of food, friends, and fabulous cocktails with these tips for planning the perfect brunch. You’ll never go out for breakfast again!
St Vincent volcano eruption

St. Vincent Evacuating as Island Volcano Threatens to Erupt

​The island of St Vincent is currently on high alert as La Soufrière, a volcano that has been dormant since 1979, seems to be on...

Busting 5 Insane Nutrition and Fitness Myths

It is easy to become confused. Scrolling through social media, visiting your favorite websites or chatting with armchair experts exposes you to many nutrition...
caribbean fusion cuisine

Chef Creole: South Florida’s King of Caribbean Fusion Cuisine

Island Origins Director of Business Development Tamara Philippeaux recently had a chat with her old friend, celebrity chef and serial entrepreneur Ken Sejour, the...
Chef Thia's New signature Haitian Spices

An Exclusive Look at Chef Thia’s New Line of Signature Haitian Spices

An accomplished culinary expert and social media influencer known for Haitian-fusion cuisine and a larger-than-life personality, Cynthia Verna is adding a few new elements to...
Caribbean and Black Americans hesitate to take the COVID-19 vaccine

Why Some Caribbean Americans Have Frightening Vaccine Hesitancy

After a year of dealing with a deadly pandemic which has disproportionately affected Black people, you would think we’d embrace something that promises to...

Meet Beyonce’s Awe-Inspiring Haitian American Designer

Venny Etienne, who is most recognizable for his stint on Season 17 of Project Runway, has established himself as a legit designer to watch. His...
Small gifts for a bride-to-be

Small Gifts for a Bride-To-Be

Whether it’s your best friend or an acquaintance who's getting married, you need to find the perfect gift for her. Add to her excitement with a thoughtful gift!

The Most Beautiful Island Girls

From Gucci to Sports Illustrated to Aerie, these beautiful island girls stomp down runways, demand your attention on billboards, and sport designer dresses in A-list...