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Interesting facts about St. Lucia

St. Lucia is a Caribbean island that offers a distinct blend of scenic beauty, rich history, and cultural vibrancy. Known for its lush landscapes and the iconic twin peaks of the Pitons, St. Lucia is a haven for both adventure-seekers and those looking to unwind amidst breathtaking natural surroundings. Here are some interesting facts about…

Unique Temples and Churches Worldwide

These unique temples and churches around the world, along with the histories and cultures that shaped them, provide insight into the puzzling paradox of the most unifying yet divisive human constructs with architecture that inspires awe.

The US National Park System

On March 1, 1872, Congress established Yellowstone National Park in the Territories of Montana and Wyoming, marking it as a public area for the enjoyment of the people and placing it under the exclusive control of the Secretary of the Interior. In the years that followed, the United States continued to authorize additional national parks…

Alaska Adventures to Consider

Alaska is a land of unparalleled natural beauty, perhaps like no other destination you have ever visited. Towering glaciers, wilderness, and the indigenous culture converge to create a most worthwhile travel experience. As you plan your first or next Alaskan adventure, here are some highly recommended activities to consider:

Manali to Leh – An Extraordinary Himalayan Roadtrip

We crept past the sleeping desk clerk and out of the hotel at 1.30 am, walking through Old Manali in the pouring rain. Stray dogs howled and a rat scurried across the street in front of us. Along with my partner Teresa, I had been traveling in India for a few months. I both loved…

Enjoy Best of Both Worlds in Bucerías

Just barely 30 minutes outside the hustle and crowds of Puerta Vallarta lies charming Bucerías, a beach town offering the best of two experiences: Traditional Mexican beach town with lots of over-ocean restaurants, a town square and cobblestone streets and a more modern, upscale district offering trendy boutiques, rental condos and a variety of cuisine…

Wine-making women of Chile

If I ask you to describe a sommelier, you’ll almost inevitably picture a man. White and middle aged, perhaps a little portly, and with a slightly intimidating air. The exact opposite of Karla Abarca, who gives a huge grin as she swirls some wine around in her glass, raises it up with her tattooed arms,…

DUI Convictions and International Travel

International travel becomes a bit more complicated when navigating with a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) conviction in your rearview mirror. DUIs, seemingly straightforward in their nature, can actually vary significantly in their impact on travel opportunities, depending on the destination and the severity of the offense. While some nations may treat a DUI as…

Understanding the State Department’s STEP Program

The U.S. Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service that can be a lifeline in case of emergencies or unexpected situations when traveling abroad. Overall, the STEP program provides the traveler with a direct connection to U.S. government support resources while abroad, helping them stay informed, prepared, and connected during…

Greek Cuisine

Greek cuisine is celebrated for its emphasis on fresh ingredients and simple preparations combining diverse elements of a bountiful Mediterranean diet. Here are some of the most popular foods of Greece:
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