Nicaragua was, at one time, one of the foremost areas in the world for producing and exporting quality coffee beans. Unfortunately, political unrest in the late 1970's forced a lot of growers out of business, or sent them fleeing to other countries. The coffee industry is starting to make a comeback here, however, and coffee devotees are benefiting in many ways. With a few exceptions, Nicaraguan coffee is mixed for ... (Read More)
Arts, anthropology, animals, and aerospace, all in one city? Where, you ask? Houston, Texas, is the place. And it's all here for you to see and visit.
NASA Space Center is probably one of the most popular tourist draws in the Houston area. With its halls of space history and cache of capsules and space suits previously worn by the astronauts, it is certainly a great attraction. On top of that, ... (Read More)
If you want to shop, and you're anywhere near the Dallas-Fort Worth area, you are in for a pleasant treat. The DFW metroplex offers dozens of malls and shopping areas to choose from, each completely different from the others. Out of all those choices, a few special places stand out that we must share with you.
If you're in Dallas, you absolutely must see the Galleria. One of the most exclusive ... (Read More)
Most people that travel get stressed out when they have to fly. There is a lot that is involved when going through a busy airport and many people would rather avoid it. There are several things you can do to make the experience run more smoothly. If you make plans well enough in advance, you should be able to have a flight that is totally stress-free.
Book your flight as soon ... (Read More)
The country of Peru rests along the western coast of South America. It is a vast country culturally, geographically, and topographically. Here are some fascinating facts about this increasingly popular tourist destination:
• There are three distinguishing geographic regions that divide the country – coastal, eastern hills, and the highlands.
• The country has free public education, and all children are required to attend. The country has a 90% literacy rate.
• The average life prospect ... (Read More)
Many people take vacations to unwind, take time off work, and enjoy time with their family. Travel agents have picked up on this market and speculate if people are going on vacations, why not use travel certificates to fund the cost of travel expenses. They figure that this is a great means for business to improve sales, and it has caught on as more businesses decide to use travel certificates ... (Read More)