If you like to travel chances are you like to learn new things. The world is a fantastic place, and it has plenty of interesting, quirky and fun facts to whet your appetite to explore this crazy planet. Here in part 2 of Travel Fun Facts, we have 24 more tidbits to enjoy.
Frustration Take me to the wood,To the secret mountain lakes,Where no one can hear. The muted screams and shouts.Frustration boiling over.These are troubling days. Like burnt offeringsI’ll leave my discontent,For others to find. I can’t […]
We hug others when we’re excited to see each other, happy, or sad. Hugging is generally, universally comforting. But beyond comfort, hugging makes us healthier and happier. Here’s how.
You can travel, even if you never leave the comfort of your chair.
If you like to travel chances are you like to learn new things. The world is a fantastic place, and it has plenty of interesting, quirky and fun facts to whet your appetite to explore this crazy planet. Here are 21 fun travel facts to get you started. #traveltriva
Under thick wool coats,Bodies brace against the cold,Hands hunting for heat.
The Italians start the Christmas season and decorating on the Day of the Immaculate Conception (December 8). Read on to see what other traditions are celebrated all over Italy during the holiday season.
“LIFE IS EITHER A DARING ADVENTURE OR NOTHING AT ALL.” — HELEN KELLER
If you are anything like me, you have family members who always have gizmos and gadgets on their gift list. After digging around about I’ve put together a list of 12 innovative and cool gift-giving ideas […]
The Cardinal His bright red feathers, and black eyes against the soft downy white snow.
Dust off your travel dreams and make them come true. If you don’t know where to start, here is a list of steps to get your dreams out of neutral and into drive. The process doesn’t have to be complicated or overwhelming. If you’ve traveled before, here are some tips to help you get back on the road.
Whether you are hoping to minimize your wardrobe or just pare down the excess, here are 4 benefits of owning fewer clothes. You just might be surprised at how liberating it is.
First Snow First snow, soft and deep. Boughs bending under the weight. Wonderland arrived.
Everyone knows that public WiFi isn’t safe, but sometimes using it is unavoidable. If you must use the WiFi at Starbucks, your hotel or the airport here are some precautions to consider.
This delicious creamy artichoke spinach pasta is easy to make and a hit any day of the week. Add a salad and a fresh loaf of vegan bread. It’s a simple meal to impress any […]
Happy Thanksgiving Make merry my heart, I am full of thanksgiving For these given days. Friends and family, Gathered together in love. Blessed beyond measure.
There is a kind of flame in Crete – let us call it “soul” – something more powerful than either life or death. There is pride, obstinacy, valor, and together with these something else inexpressible […]
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When traveling, especially to another country, we all have habits, tendencies, and expectations that may not line up with the culture of our destination. Some may lead to a harmless faux pas while others highlight […]
Feast He is her ripe fruit, She is his only lover. Feast for each other.
Here’s a little shout out to my favorite veterans, my dad, brothers and currently deployed nephews… and all of the others who have sacrificed for our families and country. Here are 11 places veterans can enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day.
Exotic cities, cultures apart, With minarets, mosques, and prayers to start. Meleke terraces, blue pools, and sand Groomed and tended by a skilled gardener’s hands. Textiles and spices spill from the souks, Networks of alleyways, […]