Travel and Culture

Deb Frost

The first Three Bears Alaska grocery store was opened in 1980, in Tok, Alaska, but wasn't given this now iconic name until a second store opened in Valdez in 1989. Three Bears Alaska is now a chain of twelve stores ranging in size from large box store to convenience stores with fuel stations.

Monika R. Martyn

One man's courageous fight against cancer and his legacy is revived while Canada elects an image to represent the face of Canadian values for its $5 bill. It is every Canadian's right to have a say on who that spokesperson should be. Vote for Terry Fox, there is no other choice.

Nancy Schretter

No one wants to get sick on vacation, but it happens quite frequently. Colds, viruses, and food-borne illnesses can be easily contracted while traveling. Here are ten great tips for staying healthy on vacation. Following these approaches can help reduce your chances of getting sick on your trip.

Sarah Jane Lopez

If your looking for a fun adventure in the water, that is also a great workout, stand up paddleboarding is just the thing for you! Find out all about this fun water sport and read some tips on getting started.

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

Germany is a "Bread Paradise". With over 3050 registered varieties, almost all available types of grain used, from wheat, rye, barley and oats to millet, corn, rice and potato starch. While bread rolls go under so many different names in the various regions it is easier just to point.