Travel

A Look at the Phenomenon of Cannabis Tourism

As the entire cannabis industry comes out from the shadows of the economy one of the industries flourishing more is marijuana related tourism. Under the new conditions seems that any cannabis related activity is a good [...]

Living Abroad in China – An English Teacher’s Experience

Editor’s note: Sophia Sou is an American teaching English to students in China. She has agreed to share some of experiences there.  With over 24 million people in one of the world’s largest metropolitan city, Shanghai [...]

Help Women in Poverty by Doing What You Love

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 9 of 9 Special to American News Report Did you ever think you could do the things you love to do, like running or hosting a holiday party, and help women [...]

Survey Finds Boomers Chill Out and Millennials Stay Wired on Vacation

If you’re between 18 and 31, you’re far more likely than your parents to be worrying about work and updating your Facebook profile while on vacation, according to a new survey of America’s getaway habits. A [...]

Vacationing with a Child with Allergies or Asthma

Food allergies and asthma kill over 3,000 children, and result in more than one million emergency room visits each year, according to the American Lung Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics. With the summer travel [...]

An Innocent Home from Abroad: Why Danes are Healthier

It’s funny to think that I’ve now spent almost as much time back in the United States as I did in Copenhagen, Denmark when I was studying abroad. And while I have enjoyed returning to a [...]

Favorite Places: Jerome, Arizona – A Quirky Mountain Town

I grew up in country-land Indiana, a place ridden with cornfields, horse manure and clip-clopping buggies that held up traffic on just about every single road in town. To make a long story short, after college [...]

Favorite Places: “Arrogantly Shabby” on Pawleys Island, South Carolina

If your idea of a great vacation is exploring the beach, frolicking in the surf and getting away from the busy-ness and routine of everyday life, consider a trip to Pawleys Island. Nestled between the bustling [...]

Favorite Places: The Other Side of Coronado Island

The iconic Hotel del Coronado has been drawing visitors to San Diego’s Coronado Island since 1888. The hotel’s beachfront location and classic Victorian architecture are a magnet for tourists, presidents, royals and celebrities. But the hotel [...]

Thai Floodwaters Recede, But Problems Remain

I traveled back to Thailand, my family’s homeland, in December to assist my grandparents in repairing the flood damage to their home in Bangkok. The weeks I spent there talking to people and seeing the city [...]