Laura Martone, our American Nomad, is invited to the Madewood Plantation House for their annual Christmas Heritage Banquet. Learn more about her experience at this historic Louisiana bed and breakfast.
Despite the ongoing economic doldrums, Americans are feeling more upbeat than ever when it comes to planning 4th of July road trips. With gas prices down by 10 to 20 percent from the $4+ per gallon highs they hit in April, more Americans are planning to hit the road, and we’re traveling farther for our fireworks and fun.
Brazilians are notoriously optimistic—it’s not surprising that Réveillon (New Year’s Eve) is one of the biggest festas of the year, rivaling only Carnaval.
Northeastern Brazil might be the last place you’d expect to encounter Jewish pastries, but Michael discovered delicately wrapped, small chunks of fluden on sale at a tiny gift store that was located inside Recife’s Sinagoga Kahal Zur Israel.
Before Laura Martone had ever stepped foot in Frankenmuth, a Bavarian-style village in the Thumb region of Michigan, she’d heard about Bronner’s, billed as the world’s largest Christmas store.