Vacations are Good for your Love Life If you ask the average American what happiness is, it turns out that nearly nine out of ten responses will include this concept: A Vacation. In fact, The Expedia® Pleasure Index, an online survey conducted by Harris Interactive for Expedia, sought to examine whether there is a link […]
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It’s rodeo season around the world and the broncos are restless. Here’s a guide to the world’s best rodeos and where you can find them. Calgary Stampede, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Tracing back to 1912, the Calgary Stampede is now one of Canada’s largest festivals and tourist draws. In addition to the rodeo itself, events include […]
You might call it China Lite. Taiwan is like a China in miniature – precious, colorful and full of the country’s grace and culture but without the crowds and concerns. And as an island less than 100 miles off China’s southeast coast measuring around 14,000 square miles rather than a continent of 1.4 million […]
Las Vegas New Years Eve As if Las Vegas is not on fire enough it puts on one of the largest New Year’s Eve parties and pyrotechnic firework shows on the planet. The rundown of fun brings an exhaustive list of happenings at Strip hotels hotels and in the downtown Fremont Street corridor. The […]
I do not suffer ghosts lightly. So when I walked into the Double Eagle in Mesilla, New Mexico, a 150-year-old great house in the middle of a preserved adobe village that was once defiantly part of Mexico, I paid serious attention. It is now the top steak and gourmet restaurant in a little corner […]
Water. It’s all around me here in Hawaii. Crashing against the sand, stretching to the whites of the sky, giving this island in the middle of nowhere a reason to exist. So why is it that even the thought of wading into that soft blue until my feet are no longer secure in the sand […]
Insomniacs Take Notice: There’s Gold in that Blue Glow I am not an insomniac, except in airplanes. I crave space and open windows and while not sinking into a claustrophobic panic zone as I adjust back of my middle seat (oh those precious three inches!) into the down position, I am still a tensed up […]