H/T NYTIMES.com – Most Americans support stronger gun laws — laws that would reduce deaths. But Republicans in Congress stand in the way. They fear alienating their primary voters and the National Rifle Association. Below are the top 10 career recipients of N.R.A. funding – through donations or spending to benefit the candidate – among both current
New England winters tend to get a bad rap. They’re cold, they’re snowy, they’re dark, and unless you’re in one of the major ski towns, people will tell you there’s not much to do except complain about shoveling your driveway. But lucky for you, the town of Kennebunkport, Maine is rebelling against this winter-hating stereotype
H/T Fodors.com — Sometimes, there’s just no replacement for good old bread. These amazing sandwiches from around the world are case and point. 1.Torta Ahogada WHERE: Mexico A regional Mexican specialty, the torta ahogada—which literally translates to ‘drowned sandwich’—is the spicy hangover cure of choice for those in Mexico’s second city, Guadalajara. The key ingredient is arguably
As the entire country plunges into cold and flu season, travelers may be wary of boarding any flights. After all, the idea of being stuck in a flying metal tube with recirculating air as other people cough and sneeze could be enough to make anybody call in a preemptive sick day. And this flu season
I’m sure you’ve heard people name Norway one of their top travel destinations, right? Well, it’s for good reason. Norway has plenty of history, Northern Lights, amazingly breathtaking fjords, and wonderful cities. While Norway isn’t known for being one of the cheapest travel destinations in the world, it makes up for that with its amazing
Government-subsidized preschools, 480 days paid maternity leave, neighborhood rec centers, ample recess, forest kindergartens, drop-in after school programs (aka fritids), outdoor classrooms, public access to private lands, and open-air napping. These are just some of the perks of raising kids in Scandinavia, where friluftsliv, the Swedish term for living close to nature, isn’t just a parenting strategy, it’s
Traveling with your toddler is like traveling with a rock band: it’s all about tote and carry. My motto: you have to be prepared. If you are prepared ahead of time, you and your child will be better suited for a successful travel experience. Here are 12 Tips for Traveling With a Baby or Toddler:
When it’s time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation.