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10 Dominican Slang Terms to Help You Speak Like a Local

The Dominican Republic is a country with a vibrant, rich, and unique culture. Dominican slang, like any other country's slang and colloquialisms, is an important part of local culture and language. It's a way for Dominicans to express themselves in a more informal and playful way, often with words that have a unique meaning and are not used in standard Spanish.
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Peanuts Around the World

Most of us are familiar with the traditional PB&J sandwiches packed in our middle-school lunches, but how many of us have eaten Adobong Mani from the Philippines? Peanuts might seem like an American pastime, filling in our sandwiches, smeared on our Ritz crackers, or coated by tiny chocolate cups. But other places and cultures have used and continue to use peanuts in all kinds of recipes for all kinds of meals.
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A Canadian Getaway

Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada, boasts some of the most breathtaking scenery in Western Canada. So what’s the best way to check it out? Keep reading for a sample of what awaits you in Jasper.
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Grounds for Sculpture

Have you ever seen a giant reaching out from the ground? Three witches cackling around a cauldron of boiling goo? A futuristic contraption seemingly floating on water? Well, all of these and so many more are held in the same park right under our noses. The attraction, Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, is a massive park and museum housing and conserving many contemporary sculptures.
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The Aegean Sea on a Budget

Water as blue as the sky. Towering hills covered with trees older than your grandparents. Cities of white-washed buildings and street vendors hawking souvlaki and fresh seafood. The Aegean Sea is a dream destination for a reason, yet many travelers avoid its lure because they’re too frightened of the imagined cost. However, visiting the Aegean Sea doesn’t have to break the bank.
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Staying Safe from Travel Scams

Ah, yes. It's that time of year again: time for the annual family vacation. Kids are buzzing with excitement, and parents welcome a much-needed break from work. While family vacations are fun, keeping your family happy and safe from strangers and scammers makes things a little more tricky. Here are a few scams to be aware of so you can have a safe, scam-free vacation!
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Flying When You Can’t Walk

Flying while injured sounds like quite the ordeal—and probably not one that you’d want to embark on. However, it is more doable than it sounds! You don’t need to cancel your flight if you just had a mishap. Here are seven things to know when flying injured.
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The Scariest Slope in America

With ski season well underway and some record-breaking snowfall at many resorts in North America, it’s the perfect time to conquer your fears up on the slopes. If you’re an adrenaline junkie looking to experience the craziest runs imaginable, look no further than Corbet’s Couloir.
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Las Vegas Like a Local

Looking for a way to warm up this winter? Book a trip to Las Vegas, where the skies are always blue! You’ve probably seen the lights and luxuries the city offers, but there is more to Sin City than meets the eye. On your next trip, experience some of the Vegas nature spots that locals love!
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Bingsu (빙수)

One of Korea’s signature desserts is called Bingsu. This cold dessert is made with a base of shaved frozen milk or cream. The shaved milk is put into a bowl and toppings are added to it. The traditional topping is red beans, and when it is prepared this way, it is called 팥빙수 (Pat-Bingsu). However, other popular ways of preparing it include fruit toppings, such as strawberries, blueberries, and mangos. In addition, there is a selection of sweeter Bingsu flavors, such as Oreo, chocolate brownie, and cheesecake.
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Big, Small, and Just Right: An Austrian Fairytale for Every Traveler

April 01, 2023 07:42 PM
If you’ve ever dreamed of being in a fairytale, then I know the place for you. A trip to Austria will transport you straight into the pages of a storybook. Whether you have a few weeks or just a couple days, there are places for every traveler to love—big cities, mid-sized towns, or small villages. Even if you only have three days, here are three places you must visit while on your Austrian getaway.
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The Flowers of Yangju

March 17, 2023 01:09 PM
Picture yourself on an autumn day as the protagonist of a legendary story,
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Off the Beaten Path: The Lost Coast of California

February 16, 2023 02:52 PM
When most of us think of coastal California, a few things come to mind, from multi-million-dollar condos to Baywatch-esque lifeguards supervising throngs of urbanite beachgoers. Tranquil and pristine may not be the first words that occur to us, but those are exactly the words that describe an often-overlooked section of the northern California coastline known simply as the Lost Coast.
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