A Day in LA

When you think of LA, you think of entertainment, celebrities, and opportunity. But did you know it’s one of the most diverse cities in the world? There’s a lot to do in LA but let's take a tour of some of the many minority-owned businesses in the city that you can support. El Cielito Café Start your day at El Cielito Café. From the perfect roast to refined recipes, experience the flavors from Latin America. Enjoy the traditional Café de Olla to their one-of-a-kind Champulatte. You can also support them by buying their merchandise. https://www.elcielitocafe.com/ https://www.instagram.com/elcielitocafe/ 2. Stuzo Clothing After breakfast, you can do some shopping at Stuvo Clothing. It’s a black, queer, and women-owned store where you can buy fashionable gender free apparel and accesories. https://www.stuzoclothing.com/ https://www.instagram.com/stuzoclothing/ 3. The Girl Cave If you need to get beauty supplies, you can find them at The Girl C…
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10 Things You Can Do for Your Self Care in NYC

New York City is the city that never sleeps but during COVID we’ve had to reevaluate if that is necessarily a good thing. We have all started to thinking about what matters the most in our lives. It ranges from work- life balance to our personal connections. This self care NYC weekend is a step in the right direction to self discovery and personal care. This is our top ten self care things to do for yourself in NYC. For us self care doesn't stop with a spa or a massage but an entire day of choosing you. If you want to find more cool places to check in NYC or the 15 other cities we have, download the Blistey app. If you’re looking for someplace to stay when visiting NYC, one of the best places to experience luxury, culture,, and a stunning building with a deep history in Brooklyn is the Akwaaba Mansion Bed & Breakfast. Based in NYC Ying and Kang is a jewelry company that is perfect for your trip to the city. It’s run by two amazing women of color native to New Y…
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Top 5 Travel Tips During COVID

When in doubt, pay attention to the CDC guidelines, wash/sanitize your hands often and always, always, stay socially distanced.

Quarantine for 14 days before traveling or get tested within 72 hours of traveling (know your status).Stock up on masks, gloves and sanitizing products.As much as possible, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.Even if traveling within the US, give yourself time to get through all airport inspections.If necessary, bring your own pillow and blanket.

Cheers, Be Safe & Enjoy Your Travels From Blistey.

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Give Back, Look Back

AT BLISTEY WE ARE DETERMINED TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY AS WE GROW WITH OUR GIVE BACK, LOOK BACK PROGRAM. WE ARE GOING TO DONATE 5% PERCENT OF OUR PROFIT TO THE COMMUNITY. CLICK BELOW IF YOU WANT TO FIND OUT MORE AND TO BE PART OF OUR JOURNEY TOGETHER.

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Black Lives Matter

George Floyd

Official George Floyd Memorial Fund – https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd

General/National

Black Lives Matter – https://blacklivesmatter.com (local chapters available)American Civil Liberties Union – https://www.aclu.org (local chapters available)Southern Poverty Law Center – https://www.splcenter.org/NAACP Legal Defense Fund – https://www.naacpldf.org/Color of Change – https://colorofchange.org/Being Anti-Racist https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race/topics/being-antiracistThe Audre Lorde Project – https://alp.org/Equal Justice Initiative – https://eji.org/Showing Up for Racial Justice –  https://showingupforracialjustice.orgCampaign Zero – https://www.joincampaignzero.org/

Bail Out

National Bail Out – http://nationalbailout.org/Freedom Fund – https://www.lgbtqfund.org/Emerge…
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