Want to cool down this summer with some scrumptious ice cream? You’d think this delicious-sounding list would be safe to read while eating … but maybe not. From foie gras to creamed cod to jellyfish-flavored ice cream, these crazy flavors require an iron stomach to enjoy.
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Traveling with kids, grandkids, or nieces and nephews in tow can be wonderful—and a little terrifying. But you’ll be surprised at all the freebies, discounts, and conveniences you can get out of a kid-friendly hotel stay. Our author—a mother of five!—spills her secrets.
For many, traveling to Europe is an easy trip to arrange given the available guidebook resources and multitude of transportation options to and around the continent. One of the more difficult aspects of planning is choosing the right hotel. For a more intimate stay that almost guarantees personalized service and accents of local culture, we […]
If your heart melts every time you look into the eyes of an animal, whether it’s a puppy or a frog, then it’s safe to say you’re an animal lover. Luckily for you, there are countless opportunities for animal people to help furry, feathery, scaly or slimy creatures while traveling the world. How is this […]
Thankfully with the technology that is available these days in 2012 almost everyone has video capabilities, whether it’s on your phone, your laptop, point and shoot camera, or a reasonably priced video camera. With sites like the second largest search engine in the world (YouTube), creating and sharing videos from our travels with family, friends, […]
Just because most of America is in a deep freeze (or at least not shorts weather), doesn’t mean the rest of the world is experiencing the same. Thankfully, there are plenty of places enjoying summer whilst we pack on the layers and bundle up to face winter’s wrath. During the Northern Hemisphere’s winter, many other […]
Barbados packs a punch (not only the rum kind). This small island welcomes over 1 million visitors annually and shows them all a good time. Whether you’re a gourmet diner, water sports nut or shopping addict, you’ll find plenty to please you here. The rich and famous migrate here like clockwork. But there are activities […]
Beijing is a city that embodies China’s ancient civilization and rich political and cultural history. Alongside all of the historical buildings, temples, and gates is the juxtaposition of a modern China filled with skyscrapers, luxury shopping malls, and a vibrant art and music scene. Here are suggestions of what to do when you come to […]
Following a long held love and fascination for travel and books, I have finally found a way to combine the two with ease and discover parts of the world that I never even knew existed: Maurice Sendak’s famous book, Where the Wild Things Are. It recently became a film, but I declined to see it […]
Being a Londoner, I would never have thought of going on a London day trip anywhere. Oh how ignorant I was! Boarding the coach at Victoria Coach Station, I was pleasantly greeted by Nick, our tour guide for the day; a very knowledgeable and friendly man. He made us all feel comfortable, as we embarked […]