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Best Winter Family Vacations

As seen in US News and World Report School’s out for the holiday season and work hours have finally let up, so why not gather the whole gang and head out on a family-friendly winter escape? Whether your needs are best suited by adventure travel, high temperatures or cultural immersion, U.S. News has ranked the top vacation destinations for families to…

America’s Best Cities for Winter Travel

This winter’s forecast: plenty of snow, and even more travelers fleeing it. That’s the message, at least, from Travel + Leisure readers. Salt Lake City has long-been a gold medalist in the winter category, but recently, the snowy Utah city—along with Denver—skidded down the mountain of readers’ affections, while warmer cities took their places, literally, in the sun. Compounding the situation, The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting…

10 Holiday traditions from across the world

By Tracee M. Herbaugh Countries all over the world will be celebrating the holidays together in spirit. Though many think of the holiday season as a menagerie of red and green, yuletide caroling and Santa Claus, other parts of the world have their own rich traditions and celebrations. This makes the holiday season a perfect time to introduce your children…

Seven Thanksgiving Related Words and Phrases

Source:  voxy.com To gobble up Meanings: a) an idiomatic expression that means to eat something completely and rapidly b) an idiomatic expression that means to use up, buy up, or occupy all of something Sample sentences: a) the wolf wanted to gobble up the little pig. b) The shoppers gobbled all the sale merchandise up in a few hours. Thanksgiving…

Beautiful Photos of Animals Fully Enjoying the Autumn Season

Source: Suggested Post Autumn is a magical season for photographers, especially when those amazing golden colors are complemented by an adorable animal model. Autumn is a busy season for animals that don’t migrate. They are in a hurry to stock up on food for their hibernation over the winter.  Here are some of the best autumn animal photos we’ve ever seen. Read more…

Best places to travel in November 2015

By Lonely Planet Choose to travel in November and you’re in for a treat – this penultimate month is packed with quirky festivals, sporting events and wondrous wildlife-spotting opportunities. Don your cowboy boots and indulge in a little gaucho culture in Argentina; stand in awe of nature’s marvels in autumnal Japan and eastern Zambia; be dazzled by distinctive but equally…