Some favorite dishes of the Peruvian people combine native vegetables with meats from Europe. The Spaniards introduced lamb, poultry, and pork to the inhabitants of Peru over 500 years ago. The combinations of local fundamentals such as potatoes, rice, and hot peppers like aji and rocoto with the meats from Europe and local seafood have led to a wide variety of flavorful dishes enjoyed not only in Peru, but around ... (Read More)
Allen, Texas, a small town of less a hundred thousand people, has been showcased as one of the top one hundred small cities by Money magazine, and is just a short drive outside of Dallas. The area was highlighted because of its well-planned layout, excellent school system, and community amenities. It is a close-knit community that focuses on the residents and their lives.
The new "town center" for Allen is in ... (Read More)
If you like to shop, and you're anywhere near the Dallas-Fort Worth area (DFW), you are in for a pleasant treat. The DFW area offers dozens of malls and shopping centers to choose from, each completely different from the other. And of all those choices, a few great places stand out that we must share with you.
If you're in Dallas proper, you absolutely must hit the Galleria. One of the ... (Read More)
Beyond the typical world-renowned destinations in Texas lies another layer of things to do and see. Popular activities in the state and surrounding states often don't get mentioned due to the sheer volume of the Texas "things to do" checklist. But here are a couple of the great places to go that deserve to be talked about and visited.
There are several amazing water parks in Texas, each worth at least ... (Read More)
Even Halloween seems to take on bigger proportions in Texas. The state is home to the largest Halloween parade in the nation. Additionally, it's home to the largest Halloween-themed park in the world. Top all of that with a sprinkling of frightening venues throughout the state, and you've got a spooky holiday line-up. Listed here are a few of the more notable ones.
If you're in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, there ... (Read More)
It would be difficult to imagine that a state with the size and topography of Texas didn't have some of the top golf courses in the world within its borders. All skill levels can find a relaxing or challenging course to play somewhere nearby. There are three courses, however, that require a little extra focus, as they try to please more than just the scratch golfer.
Outside of Austin is Barton ... (Read More)