Weird festivals that honor UFOs, garlic, bugs and more

Weird festivals that honor UFOs, garlic, bugs and more

Where else but America can you celebrate cow chips and garlic? In America, weird festivals rule. In Gilroy, California, people line up to purchase watermelon, ice cream, and chocolate, all laced with fresh, pungent garlic. Once Wisconsin pioneers and Native Americans...
Why virtual travel can help you make future trips better

Why virtual travel can help you make future trips better

Virtual travel through reading will add understanding and magic to future trips Hop aboard the fabled Orient Express train. Pedal the route of the famous Tour de France bicycle race. Explore the colorful canals and history-rich streets of Venice. OK, so you can’t make...
How history and mystery join at US archaeology sites

How history and mystery join at US archaeology sites

From Stonehenge to sinewy serpent, archaeology sites combine history, mystery, and more People who ascend a high mountain ridge in Wyoming are greeted by a geometrically arranged collection of rocks. Visitors to southwestern Ohio marvel at a mammoth earthwork shaped...
Souvenirs can bring my trips back to life

Souvenirs can bring my trips back to life

Magical souvenirs — they bring past travels to life My body is home these days but my mind is roaming the globe. I’m stalking endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda, interacting with animals and people in the Amazon, and clinging to a tiny saddle on a camel strolling...