General Travel Articles

In this section you will find articles to both help you explore the world and make your travels a bit easier. Enjoy.

Origins and Customs of Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras, also called Fat Tuesday, is probably the premiere festival found in America. People from all over the country and all over the world attend this Catholic-based celebration. Although it was established in the 1800s, the history and customs of Mardi Gras go back much further. Today, Mardi Gras continues to evolve as a religious, cultural and economic event that draws thousands of people to New Orleans to see the exciting sights and sounds that make this … [Read more...]

New York City: City Of Diversity

If you've never been to New York City, you may be surprised to know that there is so much more to this great city than skyscrapers, lots of people, and really fantastic parades. While it is in fact the wonderful people of this city that make it the exciting place to visit that it has become, there is so much more to this city than what you'll see on the television shows and in the news. New York City is a city full of exciting people from all kinds of backgrounds with … [Read more...]