Christmas Celebrations Around the World

We all have our personal family traditions to uphold during the holidays, and then we have the traditions that are customary in our country—such…

Give Thanks for Life’s Adventures

The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us. A special time to give thanks for everything we have in our lives—family, friends, delicious food, health and…

The Many Traditions of Halloween

October is drawing to a close, which can only mean one thing: Halloween is approaching. Streets are lined with cobweb-covered homes, makeshift graveyards, creatively…

Day of the Dead: Dia De Los Muertos

Have you ever thought about the people you’ve passed in your life; on the streets or in a car? People who you’ve glanced at…

Conquer Fear: Rappelling Down a Cliff

When the safety cord hooks onto my belt, I should feel relief. But the 60-foot cliff face behind me causes my stomach to churn…

Escape to the Algarve Peninsula

With many of the country’s safest and loveliest beaches, and a year round nice climate, it is not surprising that the Algarve is Portugal’s…

Outsider: A story of survival

The worst thing in life is not being alone, but being surrounded by people who make me feel like I am an outsider is even…

Cuisine of Portugal: Taste It!

Once a powerful seafaring kingdom that dominated the merchant routes to Africa, South America and the Orient, Portugal today is a friendly, low-key place…

Through the Lens: Photographer Lucho Vidales

Some of the most incredible destinations around the world have been seen through the lenses of travel photographers: adventure-driven individuals who live to capture…

Prague: A True Foodie Paradise

Have you ever thought Czech food was only good for soaking up beer? Think again. A recent culinary revival has put the country firmly…