Best Burgers in Los Angeles

by Lanee Lee on May 14, 2012

Best Burgers Los Angeles

Burgers in Los Angeles are as pizza is in New York: a birthright. Although the American burger was invented in the Midwest, Los Angeles (specifically Pasadena) is the birthplace of the cheeseburger, created in the 1920’s. Since then, burgers have been as much of a Southern California icon as the palm tree.  Some of the […]


The Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden, UK

by Katy Stewart on April 20, 2012

The towns and villages of the Chiltern Hills make for a great day trip from London, offering a perfect slice of English life, with rolling green countryside, picture-book cottages and quiet country churches. But in one of the villages, Great Missenden, there is an altogether more quirky attraction: The Roald Dahl Museum. The museum was […]


Family Wildlife Experience at Loggerhead Marinelife Center

by Jenni Ingersoll on December 27, 2011

The Palm Beaches of  Southeast Florida provide an abundance of sunshine, entertainment and attractions often expected from a warm weather vacation destination.  While some might be drawn to the miles of uncrowded beaches, others might head for the history laden Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum.  I myself, prefer spending time at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center […]


Photo Friday: Flamingo at Miami Seaquarium

by Mary Jo Manzanares on November 18, 2011

Flamingo at Miami Seaquarium

Who hasn’t marveled at the awkwardly graceful flamingo?  Ranging in color from the grey hatchlings through various shades of light pink up to vibrant red, these birds fascinate us with their ability to stand, virtually unmoving, on one leg.  But the minute they start to move, those stick-like legs all akimbo, it’s hard to imagine […]


Swimming With Manatees

by Jenni Ingersoll on November 16, 2011

When the weather and water temperatures begin to drop, the Crystal River/Kings Bay area of Florida becomes the winter home of nearly 400 West Indian Manatees.  Manatees  prefer slow moving rivers,  canals and coastal areas where vegetation and sea grass flourish, apparently why they’re drawn to the natural springs of the Crystal River where the […]


New Year’s Eve Around Walt Disney World

by Jenni Ingersoll on October 26, 2011

When it comes to party animals, Mickey Mouse isn’t the first image that comes to mind.  On the other hand, Brittany Spears was a Mousketeer.  So perhaps spending New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World Resort might be more exciting than you imagined. Walt Disney World is an extremely popular holiday vacation destination, visited with […]

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Epcot Celebrates Holidays Around the World at Epcot

by Greg Seiter on October 20, 2011

If you’re interested in learning about and experiencing multi-cultural holiday season traditions without leaving the United States, there’s perhaps no better place to do so than at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park. From late November through the end of December each year, Epcot’s World Showcase, an area that’s already a melting pot of international flavor, conducts […]


Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

by Greg Seiter on September 27, 2011

When I visit a museum, I want to be educated through exhibits AND experiences and that’s precisely why Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is one of my favorites. As the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere, the five-story museum, which has almost 400,000 square feet of exhibit space, is housed in the only building still […]