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3 Things to Consider When Traveling with Kids in Latin America

Traveling parents who are eager to encourage their kids to explore the world don’t have to go far to do it. From our neighbors just to the south in Mexico, to the inviting people of Nicaragua, to fun-loving friends in Brazil, we have a huge variety of countries and cultures to explore right here in […]


Top 7 Spots for an Unforgettable Family Vacation in Cancún!

Despite its party reputation, Cancún makes for a great family vacation destination. Savvy travelers can find amazing deals on everything from airfare to accommodations, and thanks to its status as a classic Spring Break hot spot, there are tons of local activities to choose from. While the college partying crowds arrive for just a short […]


Language Variations: The USA May be United, But its English is Divided

Whether English is your native language or an adopted language you’re working on perfecting, you’ve certainly noticed that not all English sounds the same. British and American takes on the language are notably different, with each country having not only its own set of pronunciations, but its own vocabulary which the other knows little about. […]


7 Tricky Words to Spell in English (And How to Remember Them)

Native speakers of English don’t really realize how absolutely insane some of the rules of the language can be – even teachers of English can sometimes find the rules they need to teach their students dizzying, and with so many exceptions, they often seem a bit more like guidelines that steadfast anchors. English spelling can […]


Top 5: Don’t Miss These Incredible Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro

Let’s be honest… One of the most exciting things about going on vacation to a faraway place is sampling the flavors of the local culture, wouldn’t you agree? If you’re planning a getaway to Rio de Janeiro, it will pay to do your research in advance and choose at least a handful of must-be-visited eateries […]


6 ‘Must-Do’s for the Perfect Berlin Itinerary!

How many cities can you name that have been split down the middle with a wall, house one of the most stunning and disquieting Holocaust memorials, and some of the coolest nightclubs you’ve ever been to? The sprawling metropolis of Berlin is a city where you can find fields, lakes and grass as well as […]


Traveling to Spain? Take Your Itinerary Up a Notch with 6 Essential Tourist Activities

Spain doesn’t have to work hard to attract visitors. Its exotic and lively reputation makes it a desirable vacation destination for everyone from traveling novices to the most experienced wanderers. Passionate people, impressive architecture, out-of-this-world food and wine, an alluring mix of rolling mountains and cosmopolitan urban scenes…what’s not to love? If you’re among the […]


The Funniest Food Translations

Would you fancy a “plague” of chocolate, or a dish flavored with “a lot of herpes”? Translating foreign words directly into the English language isn’t always such a straightforward process, as these international food items so deliciously illustrate.


5 Must-Know Bartering Tips For the Latin American Traveler

Encompassing 21 countries, Latin America offers something for every type of traveler. Endless beaches, wild nightlife scenes, family-friendly parks, beautiful natural attractions…the list goes on and on. One perk to nearly any Latin American vacation is that travelers will get to do some unique souvenir shopping. From handmade pottery to delicate textiles, and lots more, […]


The 5 Strangest Foods to Try in Russia

If you’re the kind of globetrotter who loves to try strange and exciting cuisine from around the world, then we salute you! Here are some of our favorite culinary delights from Russia: 1. Kholodets Kholodets takes the concept of jelly we know and love from childhood parties, and brings it down a more challenging route. […]