Travel is a hobby for many of us, and like many other hobbies, it tends to attract certain people over others. The fact is that those who travel often have tendencies that make them easy to stereotype and pick out from a crowd. This is even more true when you yourself are a traveler, and are currently on a trip.
They say taking the road less traveled and off the beaten path brings a sense of reverence and humility toward life that one would miss entirely if they proceeded on to that beaten path. Through-out my entire life the path I have always chosen has been the road less traveled. Sometimes I got in trouble but through it all the paths I have taken only brought out the inner strength of character along with a keen awareness of the sanctity of life that would have laid doormat otherwise. My travels to the far corners of the globe have also given me a unique perspective for different cultures and a deeper respect for their way of life. But, in all of those travels the one place that holds me captive with its natural beauty and sheer majesty where so much of the land is virtually untouched by man is in America's "Last Frontier" Alaska.
One of the joys of living here in Colombia is the diverse and plentiful selection of fruits to choose from. The choices are quite abundant and it is an integral part of the culture to imbibe in a cold and tasty fruit juice at the end of a long day.
Most people know that Brazil is the biggest and most populous country in South America, that it's the land of samba, soccer and Carnival. But do you have any clue where the country's name comes from? What do you know about Henry Ford's project in the Amazon rainforest? I've put together a list with some curiosities and fun facts that you probably never knew about Brazil.
Many tourists looking to experience nature in America make their way to open spaces far from the city, but US city parks offer some gorgeous alternatives right in the heart of metropolitan areas. These are ten of the best city parks in the US to add to your must-see list.