If you can’t manage an African safari this year, consider a different kind of safari. A trip to the zoo can provide lots of opportunities to vew exotic animals but with all the amenities close by…like bathrooms, drinks, ice cream and hot dogs. Almost every major city in the U.S. boasts a zoo and so do many not-so-major cities. Here is a top ten list from USA Travel Guide.
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More than any other room in the house, the bathroom can become a private oasis, a place to get away to and shut out the world.
This year marks the beginning of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. If you’re a history buff or if you just want an interesting summer vacation for the kids, think about traveling to one of the many states where this never-to-be-forgotten conflict has left its mark.
London has it all–history, art, music, shopping, theater, ballet, great architecture, scrumptious food, fantastic hotels and this month, a royal wedding.
Before the farmers and the homesteaders, before the Kansa, the Pawnee and the Kiowa there was the little bluestem, the pale prairie coneflower and the butterfly-weed.
When you’re looking for information, inspiration and entertainment that’s environmentally friendly–the library is the place to go. Not only do we have what you need but it’s one of the best ways to recycle.
Walking is a great low-impact exercise that can help you lose weight, lower your blood pressure, lower your cholesterol and improve your mood. If you’ve resolved to get more exercise this year, why not get it in a great location.
Dirt. The word conjures up many connotations. “He’s as old as dirt.” Dirt is ancient, it’s been around since the beginning of time. To “get the dirt” on someone – to know their secrets, the things they are hiding. “Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.” When we die, we return to the soil as all [...]
How green is your home? Take this quiz and find out how savvy you are about saving energy and living more gently in the environment. True or false? Lowering your thermostat in the winter for a few hours doesn’t make that much difference and can be costlier because your furnace has to work harder to [...]
As thoughts turn to the approaching holiday season, if you’ve ever wondered about that first Thanksgiving, maybe a trip to historic New England is in order. Curiousity drove me to peruse the Travel Neighborhood shelves in the New England section where I found just the ticket. The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America Southern New England [...]
Even though I’ve been to Omaha before, when we decided to take my granddaughter for her 4th birthday, I checked out the Omaha Travel Bag from my library. Of course, the Henry Doorly Zoo was our main goal, the guest of honor being a 4-year-old, but I wanted to see what else was available. What [...]