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…

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…

Munich’s Marienplatz: A German Dream

If there’s such a thing as the German dream, Munich’s Marienplatz embodies it. Germany’s third largest city often tops surveys as the world’s most livable city, and it’s…

Croatia: Visit the European Pearl

Croatia has arrived to reclaim its place as the pearl of Europe! I have always heard good things about Croatia, and when I finally…

Health and Happiness: Tips for Safe Travel

My health was the last thing on my mind as I explored the caves of Belize. But it really was something that should have…

A Desert Home at Burning Man

There are no words. This seems to be a common answer people give when asked what it’s like at Burning Man, the annual desert…