Ten Surprising Facts About Colombia

From its rich biodiversity to its stunning natural landscapes, Colombia, where the Andes meet the Caribbean, has a lot going for it as a tourist destination. Here are ten things a first-time visitor should know about this culturally and ecologically diverse South American country before booking that ticket.

The Truth About Yellowstone’s Supervolcano

Volcanic activity is not a thing of the past in Yellowstone, but the reality is less terrifying than what you may have heard about on your Facebook feed. Read more to learn about whether or not the park’s infamous supervolcano poses a threat to travelers.

Travel Reading List: Novels Set in Georgia and the Carolinas

Gone With the Wind; Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil; Shoeless Joe (well, sort of) — some of the most classic works of American literature are set in the Carolinas and Georgia. Native Jim Morekis has compiled a list of required reading for literary times looking to enrich their experience while visiting these stalwart southern states.

A Primer on Hungarian Paprika

If you weren’t aware of paprika’s popularity before landing in Hungary, you most certainly will be when you get here. Before visiting, brush up on the eight types of the spice you’re bound to encounter there.

Peninsula State Park in Door County

Deeded to the state in 1909, Peninsula is the second-oldest park in the state system and the most visited—it draws more visitors per year than Yellowstone National Park.