Alexis Chateau

By Alexis Chateau | The tales (and lessons) of a Caribbean nomad.

How to Find Hawaii's Secret Beaches

Perfect white-sand beaches exist all over Hawaii, but many are filled with sand castles, surfers, beach towels, and oceanfront resorts. Get ready to wander a little off the beaten path on your way to these six blissfully empty beaches.<p>Kanaio Beach, Maui<p>The Hoapili Trail starts at a parking area at …

Beaches

Alexis Travels to Las Vegas PT 3: Swimming in the Desert

In <b>last week’s travel post</b>, I mentioned that while in Vegas, I went hiking in the desert. And how could I not?<p>Even from my hotel room, the hard rock …

North America

Do you Know what your Food is Eating?

Due to an ever-increasing interest in organic foods and animal welfare, farmers have been scrambling to paint cattle-rearing in a favorable light.<p>But …

Agriculture

Solar-powered EarthCruiser camper expands at the push of a button

Even experienced road warriors need some extra space now and then. Thankfully, the roof of the new EarthCruiser EXP expands at the push of a button, …

Swiss Army Knives

Alexis Travels to Las Vegas PT 2: The Vegas Gang

Last week, I blogged about my first night in <b>Sin City</b>. If you spent the week fretting for my soul, fret no more. You’ll be happy to know I spent the …

Las Vegas

10 Simple Ways to Take Care of Yourself

There is more to a healthy, happy life than hydration, salads and sleep.<p>Here is a simple fact: if you don’t take care of yourself, no one else will. It is crucial to your success and longevity to find ways to take care of yourself that are geared toward some sort of spontaneity, rather than regular …

Another World

Cinderella & the Black Ribbon at Fostel Hall Pt. 5

<b>i</b><p>To anyone else, Henry would have looked perfectly composed.<br>But not to his mother.<p>Not when he had inherited that mock composure from her, and …

Crime

Alexis Travels to Las Vegas PT 1: The Sin City Night Scene

After three months of watching and waiting, I finally kicked off my 2017 travel plans with a trip to Vegas. It was great to be on the road again, …

Las Vegas

Fly Out of These Airports and Save Big on Airfare

Some long-haul flights can be unnecessarily expensive. However, the good news for consumers is that there are some very straightforward ways to …

It took a century to create the weekend—and only a decade to undo it

We made up the weekend the same way we made up the week. The earth actually does rotate around the sun once a year, taking about 365.25 days. The sun truly rises and sets over twenty-four hours. But the week is man-made, arbitrary, a substance not found in nature. That seven-day cycle in which we …

Science

First Stop, Vegas!

I launched this blog in the summer of 2015 to document my travel adventures by air and road.<p>For the next nine months, I had no permanent address. I …

Travel

Cinderella & the Black Ribbon at Fostel Hall Pt. 4

<b>i</b><p>Henry lay in the hospital bed with his eyes closed. His right hand fingered the bit of black silk he had tied around the left. In his mind’s eye, he …

Crime

Love wildlife photos? There’s a good chance they weren’t shot in the wild

A wolf with lush, black fur and piercing yellow eyes is sitting on a stack of rocks in the woods, staring down a group of photographers less than 10 feet away. Whenever its head turns, camera shutters fire off like machine guns. The wolf’s handler asks the photographers how they plan to explain …

Wildlife

These 4 Dogs Have Been Patiently Waiting for More Than a Year for Forever Homes — Adopt Them?

Every pet deserves a warm bed and an even warmer hug.<p>Unfortunately, there are countless pets in this world that are homeless and yearning to make a …

Cats

A bold plan to slow the melt of Arctic permafrost could help reverse global warming

Russian scientists Sergey Zimov and Nikita Zimov — they're a father-son duo — believe they can slow the thawing of the Siberian permafrost by bringing back grazing animals to a swath of land called Pleistocene Park.<p>Siberia’s melting permafrost has enormous implications for the Earth’s climate.<p>In …

Global Warming

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

Mindfulness

Happy Mother’s Day!

Did I scare you? Don’t worry – it’s not quite Mother’s Day yet, but at <b>Alexis Chateau PR</b>, we’re starting our Mother’s Day plans early.<p>The end goal? To …

Parenting

Cinderella & the Black Ribbon at Fostel Hall Pt. 3

<b>i</b><p>The rain came down in torrents.<br>Lightning flashed.<br>Thunder roared.<p>The earth turned to mud and slush beneath her horse, making each step more dangerous …

Lightning

25 places you should visit before they disappear forever

Earth is home to incredibly beautiful natural sites. But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing in the next 100 years — or even sooner.<p>From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep …

List-Worthy

12 Gorgeous Places You Have To See When Visiting Great Britain

Yup, I’m a biased Brit that loves our gorgeous island! We’re so fortunate to live in such a diverse cultural and natural environment that is filled …

10 of Canada's best lesser-known national parks

To mark its 150th anniversary, Canada is offering free entry to its stunning national parks. But which to pick? We select 10 lesser-known wildernesses<p>Canada has vast swathes of unspoiled nature, from coasts to mountains to tundra and frozen Arctic deserts. While some of these spectacular landscapes …

Cinderella & the Black Ribbon at Fostel Hall Pt. 2

<b>i</b><p>Richard watched and waited.<br>And while he waited, he fumed.<br>And while he fumed, he drank.<p>Beyond the hills, the sun blazed a fiery red and orange, …

Media Opportunity: Get Featured on Our Websites!

<b>Atlanta, GA –</b> On March 18, 2017 Alexis Chateau PR officially added <b>media relations</b> to its services portfolio. Through media relations, we’ve worked to …

My First Mother-Daughter Hike: Clayton County International Park

I’m proud to announce that I finally converted my mother. After two years of making fun of my hiking habits, and mocking me about the snakes and the …

Featured on NBC News

On March 31, 2017 I woke up to amazing news. After a few days of exchanging emails with lifestyle journalist, Christina Heiser, I had finally been …

NOW HIRING

<b>Alexis Chateau PR</b>, is seeking a Junior Designer to join the team. This is a remote internship position: ideal for a high school or college student …

Cinderella & the Black Ribbon at Fostel Hall Pt. 1

<b>i</b><p>She was only nine years old, but already she was a fierce and stubborn thing.<p>There wasn’t an order she wouldn’t question, or a point she wouldn’t …

20 Totally Relatable #BlackWomenAtWork Tweets

Earlier this week, I logged into the company’s Twitter account to see <b>madness</b> on our timeline. Apparently, a Fox News anchor and the White House …

London attack: Muslim raises over $30,000 for victims

After witnessing the car-and-knife attack from his office window, Muddassar Ahmed launched a crowdfunding campaign.<p>A crowdfunding campaign by a British Muslim who witnessed an attack in London that killed four people has almost reached a target of $37,000, which will be donated to the victims' …