The Mighty Mississippi River is the primary river of the largest drainage system in North America.  Running 2,320 miles from Minnesota to Louisiana, it’s the fourth longest and tenth largest river in the world and its watershed drains 31 states and 2 Canadian provinces. In...

Winter is a time most people dream about vacations while huddled at home trying to stay warm. But, winter can be the perfect season for travel; the off season increases the number of discounts and special offers available on flights, hotels and guides. Locations where...

Thinking of visiting Real de Catorce? We have an amazing recommendation for a place to eat, drink and be merry. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner this adorable corner restaurant makes fresh baked goods, brews and bottles several types of beer in recycled bottles, and serves...

Real de Catorce, located in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi, is a legend in and of itself. Once a prosperous silver mining town, this stark desert village 9,000 feet up in the Sierra de Catorce is now both a ghost town and a...

Every year we vow to challenge ourselves with new things, tackle new projects, change bad habit and generally make our lives (and often the world) better. But somehow, in this quest to improve ourselves and our surroundings, we end up frustrated, criticizing the short-lived attempt...

Xilitla, designated as a Pueblo Magico and home to Edward James’ surrealist gardens Las Pozas, is a must-see travel destination. Surrounded in lush jungles and populated with powerful waterfalls and rivers, it is host to a wide variety of beautiful native flora and fauna. Want...

Tea tree oil, hailing from Australia is one of nature’s greatest cures and a perfect item to keep in your first aid kit and pack. Tea Tree oil, also called melaleuca oil from the Melalueca tree, is an essential oil with amazing properties for disinfecting,...

Road trips aren’t like other trips. You’ve got to know where you’re going, how to get there and what you’ll need. Especially if you like to keep your trip flexible, spontaneity lies in being prepared to take any path you’re inspired to follow.

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