Articles Tagged ‘United states’

Postcard Perfect: South Dakota Rodeo

Postcard Perfect: South Dakota Rodeo August 31, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Rodeos are an important part of social and cultural life in many parts of the United States, including South Dakota, which hosts more than 100 rodeo events annually. This photo is from a recent barrel racing and bull riding rodeo at the McCrossan Boys Ranch in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Image: Francisco...

10 Maps You Didn’t Know You Needed

10 Maps You Didn’t Know You Needed August 15, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Maps are a traveler’s bible. Whether you prefer your maps digital, interactive, or the old-school fold up kind, we would never recommend leaving home without one. A good map gives its user logical information–directions, topography, street names…you know, the important stuff. While...

What are the top 5 countries for friendliness, according to expats?

What are the top 5 countries for friendliness, according to expats? May 10, 2011 | Canada, Local Insight, North America, Travel News | Read More
So, which do you think is the friendliest country, eh? If you didn’t pick up on the hint there, we’ll make it easy for you: Canada. As reported by Yahoo! Travel, respondents to an HSBC Bank International’s Expat Explorer survey voted the Great White North as the most welcoming amongst 25...

China Lifts HIV/AIDS Entry Ban For Foreign Travelers

China Lifts HIV/AIDS Entry Ban For Foreign Travelers April 30, 2010 | Shanghai, Travel News | Read More
For 20 years the Chinese government banned foreigners with HIV and AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy from entering the country.  China is now lifting its entry ban according to state-run news agency Xinhua.  “Restricting foreigners with these diseases from entering the country...

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...