Travel and Culture

Nancy Schretter

Cruises are a popular vacation choice for families. Today’s cruise ships are filled with great kids and teens clubs, thrilling family-friendly attractions and high-energy activities. If you’re planning on cruising with kids, here are seven tips for booking the best family cruise vacation ever.

Hazel M. Freeman

Don’t let the crowds of youth flocking to Reykjavik put you off. Iceland really is a fabulous destination for seniors, too. Guest author Janet Collins gives you a tour of Iceland.

Georgiana Kurtz

Industrial hemp could be the next big agricultural commodity grown in Florida. Although hemp and marijuana are the same species of plant, they are grown differently and produce different chemical compounds. Read on to discover how they differ.

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.

Editor Wanted

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 A. McKenna

German Gingerbread Spice, Lebkuchengewürze, is one of those store cupboard staples that can be used throughout the year. For everything from flavoring pumpkin pie, hot chocolate or yogurt with apple, to the gingerbread for those Christmas witches cottages and cookies, and of course hearts.