What was once a holiday dedicated to the celebration of the arrival of Christianity in Ireland has now become one of the biggest secular holidays celebrated around the world. Even halfway across the planet, Southern Californians are gearing up for a host of St. Patrick's Day parties in Los Angeles.
7. Have back-up plans. Have a Plan B to deal with everything from metro strikes and public rallies to lost luggage and closed attractions.
If you find that eating abroad causes you a lot of stress, you might find the following tips helpful.
The six islands comprising the Fortress of Suomenlinna in Helsinki, Finland, have the kind of forlorn beauty that one would expect in this pocket of Scandinavia -- and a quirky, varied culture all their own.
Sorry, Mr. President.
Once in a while, when I least expect it, a window cracks open in my mind and I suddenly see that some news story, some political event, or some aspect...
They're basically like fancy cheese fries. Let's keep that little secret between us!
For those items you take or purchase and end up not needing, try to reuse them before trashing them. It's a little hobby I like to call Upcycling.
Are you a dromomaniac (insatiable traveler)? Of course you are -- if you weren't a xenomaniac (inquisitive person obsessed with foreign things and places) you wouldn't be reading this. You've come to the right place.
Becoming more active will not only make it easier to be in shape for the next trip, it can give any mounting depression a cheerful kick in the face. You may also conveniently lose some of the weight you gained at that last round of restaurants in Florence.
The sun has slowly set upon one of Hallmark's most profitable holidays. President's Day week has now arrived. There are no expectations laid on us for this celebration... we can be seen in public without a partner and not an eyebrow will be raised.
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If there had been a calendar on the wall in the room where his mother gave birth, it would have shown that George Washington entered life 11 days earlier than "Washington's birthday." There's a reason for this, and a reason why it was later moved. The reason was a centuries-old squabble between the Catholic Church and the rest of the Western world.
It's Presidents Day! The day we celebrate our founding fathers the way they would've wanted -- by giving 10 percent off all appliances $397 or more at...
It was your individualism, strength of character, forthrightness, willingness to fight the system and especially your independence that informed the man I am today.
Culture clashes. Weather wars. North vs. South. Palm tree vs. fir tree. All families have their set of differences to navigate -- but this year, I tho...