Exotic Fruits and Juices in Colombia

Benjamin Weinberg
in Culture

One of the joys of living here in Colombia is the diverse and plentiful selection of fruits to choose from. The choices are quite abundant and it is an integral part of the culture to imbibe in a cold...

When an Airline Tells You Sitting With Your Child Isn't Going to Happen

Rosey
in Culture

Small children are not guaranteed plane seats next to their parents.

15 Awesome Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Brazil

Lidi Albuquerque
in Culture

Most people know that Brazil is the biggest and most populous country in South America, that it's the land of samba, soccer and Carnival. But do you have any clue where the country's name comes from? ...

Best City Parks in the US

Brittany McSorley
in Culture

Many tourists looking to experience nature in America make their way to open spaces far from the city, but US city parks offer some gorgeous alternatives right in the heart of metropolitan areas. Thes...

Finding Wisdom in The Bamboo Clusters of Cascata del Bosco

Suki Tranqille
in Culture

If you look up the reviews for Cascata del Bosco in San Vito, Costa Rica, you will find glowing remarks from very satisfied guests - all well deserved. With some places you get the sense reviews were paid for - not so here, these are people who were so moved by their experience they had to tell others. I found myself here as a result of a recommendation from my "Facebook family." I asked my group of fellow travelers to recommend a place close to the Costa Rican/Panama border, and several came ba...

Dave’s Place Elevates All with Down to Earth NYC Townies

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

I went to college in Plattsburgh, New York – the North Country. Every weekend the downtown bars were mobbed with college students drinking one dollar beers and doing what they do. Scattered along side...

Relocating to Paradise

Suki Tranqille
in How To

Relocating to another country to live in paradise is a reality for many people. Some leave behind the snow storms that paralyze the North Eastern United States while others are looking for a leisurely lifestyle at a much lesser price. However, paradise does not come without effort. As with my post about some of the challenges specific to traveling, this post is about some of the pitfalls you want to avoid if you are thinking about relocating. Generally speaking, this is not for someone whose job...

How to Find the Best Budget Travel Deals

Anthony Gramuglia
in How To

To some, travel may appear to be an expensive excursion, the sort of thing that rich people do when they grow bored of monotony, but the simple truth is that budget travel deals are happening all the ...

Planning Your Expedition to Perth, Australia

Gareth Johnson
in How To

If you’re planning a visit to Australia then there is a lot to think about — a lot of different places across this vast continent all competing for your attention, all with different selling points. I...

Crossing the Panamanian Border - Part 3

Suki Tranqille
in Culture

So the journey continues...by now you know from reading Journey to San Vito Part 1 and Part 2, that very little went according to plan. At this point we are on a bus from Rio Sereno to Paso Canoas, an...

The Thrills of Skydiving

Benjamin Weinberg
in Culture

The airplane starts to whirl its engines and ascend slowly up into the atmosphere. I’m as calm as a Hindu cow trying to remain unaware of what I’m about to do. My instructor who is tied at the hip str...