Gallivanting across the globe seems glamorous. I love exploring new countries and cultures but there is a downside and I wasn’t until the blood mobile showed up at my place of employment.Read More
“If I have any trouble getting Sunny out of his kennel, I’ll come get you,” the vet technician said with a smile while wearing a pair of heavy-duty leather gloves. I’ve seen those types of gloves before at birds of prey shows at my favorite attractions. You know, a bird handler dressed in khaki-colored slacks and shirt armed with sturdy gloves extends an arm and a bird with fierce talons, such as a hawk, lands on it. The gloves protect the hands and arms from being clawed up.Read More
Is Africa on your bucket list? If so then you’ll want to check out the Monkey See, Monkey Do contest to win a 10-day family South Africa safari with Africa Adventure Consultants. The Grand Prize of the African Safari Contest includes accommodations, meals, activities and round-trip flights from gateway U.S. cities with a value of $24,000.Read More
Heading to Rio de Janeiro soon? Fantastic! Just like Mrs. O Around the World, you’ll probably fall in love with Rio and you’ll understand why Brazil is one of the best places on Earth to travel, as Lillie of Around the World “L” discovered.
My first bit of advice is to become an educated traveler. Stop Googling and reading about people being mugged, robbed and pickpocketed in Rio. If you’re aware this could happen then you’re ready for your trip. When I told fellow travelers my employer was sending me to Rio de Janeiro to attend a travel fair, I received a variety of responses.Read More
If Carrie Bradshaw could show you her New York City, what would it look like? Although the Sex and the City character is fictional, the deliciously smart, sassy and empowering travel guide, Naughty New York: A Lady’s Guide to the Sexy City, is available to help any woman navigate through the Big Apple, whether she’s traveling solo, with her gal pals on a girlfriends getaway or a romantic getaway with her significant other.Read More
Say “national park” and most people think Yellowstone, Grand Canyon or Great Smoky Mountains.But let’s change that mindset and show some love to parks like Lake Clark, North Cascades and Dry Tortugas. If looking to get away from the crowds, head to one of these 11 national parks. According to visitation figures published by the National Park Service, of the U.S.’s 58 national parks, these were some of 2011′s least crowded parks. Although it’s November, it’s never too soon to plan your summer national park vacation.Read More