Travel and Culture

Nancy Schretter

Cruise vacations offer so many memorable moments and experiences. You'll want to capture them with outstanding vacation photographs so you can share them with family and friends. If you want to get amazing vacation photographs, here are seven tips for taking the best photos ever on your next trip.

Hazel M. Freeman

In 2018 the Blue Ridge Parkway celebrates 83 years of scenic glory for the millions of visitors that have traveled its winding road. Now considered a national treasure, more than 850 million visitors have enjoyed the Blue Ridge, since the Parkway began counting in 1939.

Georgiana Kurtz

The 2018 Florida midterm elections are coming up soon. Now is the time to begin doing your research and deciding how you're going to vote. Continue reading to find out what's at stake in these upcoming elections.

Ruthe McDonald

There is nothing quite like family traditions. Here's a short story from my past. Wishing you and your family a wonderful Easter Holiday!

Bee Smith

While the six counties of Northern Ireland were part of the ancient kingdom of Ulster, these days Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan are the Ulster counties in the Republic of Ireland. Here are my four favorites from these three.

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Why do I love the Sonora Style Mexican Food? Why is it my comfort food? From refried beans to caramelized Flan these are just some of my favorite Mexican Style Foods.

Hanny Suriadi

Raja Ampat is an ultimate destination for divers who are looking for a fabulous and exotic experience of its exciting underwater beauty. Located at the tip of the Bird’s Head Peninsula in Papua Island, the region is very famous for its world class diving and snorkeling.

Valerie D. Aguilar

Loreta Velazquez, inspired by Joan of Arc’s story as a child, is the only woman to have served in the Civil War as a socialite spy and as a male officer in battle simultaneously. Soldiers who served with Lieutenant Buford confirmed that he conducted himself with integrity and conduct becoming an off

Francine McKenna-Klein

First graders in Germany are lucky, because their first school day begins with large, colorful, gift and candy filled School Cones. A custom that began in the early 19th century, Schultüten are as popular as ever, and could be a fun idea and new tradition for your own family and friends.