3,100 Miles of White Water

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From spring until autumn, the Salmon and Snake Rivers in Idaho provide adventure that many travelers use as a climax to the land of Yellowstone and Jackson Hole.   But when the snow melts and the water rushes, the adrenline-fueled rush of riding Class IV rapids is an experience not to be missed.     All […]

Snacks on a Plane!

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Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane and being unable to get help. But in a new study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Practice, researchers found passengers who engaged in eight mitigating factors were less […]

Drive a Tank

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  Imagine driving through the woods while on vacation with your friends when you come across two parked cars blocking the road. What do you do? A. Turn around and find another route to your destination B. Get out of the vehicle and try to push them out of the way C. Call the local […]

It’s Chili Out There!

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Even though we associate chili with Texas, there’s not much in this world more warming and filling than a bowl of spicy hot chili on a snowy day, even if that snowy day is in the North Conway Village, nestled in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Every March, the Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce sponsors […]

A Sweet Tradition

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Warm days and cold nights are sweet stuff to the state’s maple producers. These are ideal conditions for pushing maple trees’ sugary sap up the trunk toward the leaves, rendering it available to those who are in the business of collecting it. When daytime temperatures stay below freezing, the plants convert starches into sugars in […]

Calling all Rhode Island Moms who love Contests and Sweepstakes

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There aren’t many places in America that offer motherhood as many excitements as The Ocean State. Just look around; Little Rhody offers so much for moms and their children to share together such as the beautiful coast line, the changing seasons, skiing, a tapestry of rich history, and some exciting professional sports teams to follow […]

Peddling Through Switzerland

Europe’s active travel leader Pure Adventures http://pure-adventures.com, that designs game plans for adventurous cycling vacations, announces two new-for-2013 itineraries in Switzerland. See http://pure-adventures.com/tours/switzerland.php The first is a guided opportunity for a maximum of 20 VIP guests who will partake of the festivities surrounding Tour de Suisse (Switzerland), a less-frenzied event than Tour de France but, […]

HYATT REGENCY CHICAGO TO DEBUT $168 MILLION RENOVATION IN APRIL 2013

 Hyatt Regency Chicago, the city’s largest hotel, is finally set to unveil the $168 million renovation that has enhanced the entire property. From a chic new lobby, re-vamped guestrooms, meeting spaces and an array of exciting new and re-concepted dining experiences, the hotel will officially complete the process in April 2013. Under the careful guidance […]

Undressing History

The Newport Historical Society will host Undressing History: What Women Wore in the 18th Century on Thursday February 21, 2013 at 5:30pm at the Colony House, Washington Square with Renee Walker-Tuttle. Living history interpreter Renee Walker-Tuttle will dress herself in reproduction 18th century garments, allowing visitors to get a glimpse into the dressing room of the […]

Measuring Success

How do the experts know if a conservation project is fulfilling its goals? This is the question posed by scientists of the Galapagos Science Center and the Galapagos community concerning the Galapagos Marine Reserve established in 1998 on a provisional basis because at the time there was a lack of scientific information on the local […]

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