Articles Tagged ‘America’

8 Abandoned American Theme Parks “Open” for Exploration

8 Abandoned American Theme Parks “Open” for Exploration May 26, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Amusement parks walk the fine line between fun-ish and semi-creepy. Maybe it’s the combination of sketchy rides, circus folk, questionable attractions, and way too many screaming kids, but there’s something a little unsettling about them. Add an ill-advised theme into the mix, and you’ve...

Yoga for the Budget Traveler: Donation-based Yoga in the US

Yoga for the Budget Traveler: Donation-based Yoga in the US September 3, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
Travel can be tough on the body. Your legs get cramped in the confines of coach; your back aches from standing in museums all day; your feet throb after tromping around town sight-seeing. You could have your travel pains massaged, soaked and otherwise pampered away at plush hotel spas, or you could do...

Talk Like a Local: Patriotism in the United States

Talk Like a Local: Patriotism in the United States July 1, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
As America gets ready to celebrate the 4th of July with its traditional fireworks, barbecues and sometimes-over-the-top displays of the American Flag, we’ve gathered for you a collection of terms associated with American Patriotism, and their often-interesting histories. Uncle Sam: A personification...