National Beach Day

As summer starts to wind down, I’m dreaming of warm sand and cool blue waves cresting along a beach. I have many fond childhood memories of weekends spent under the sun swimming and snorkeling in the tropical shores of Guam. When my family moved to California, we spent many more weekends walking and having picnics…
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Paris: City of Love, and Toes!

Mark your calendars: August 6 is National Wiggle Your Toes Day. Though the origin of this holiday is unknown, its purpose is to show off your toes by wearing sandals or going barefoot. Make it a sensational day by stepping into fresh cut grass or the warm sands of your favorite beach. Or...take a trip…
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Pancakes From Distant Lands

"Someone who eats pancakes and jam can't be so awfully dangerous. You can talk to him." - Tove Jansson, Finn Family Moomintroll Dublin I recently had a quick 24 hours in Dublin, Ireland. Having been there before, I knew a couple of very important things I had to accomplish during my short stay: buy an…
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Who’s going to Rio?!

If you're like us, you didn't make the USA Olympic Team, but that doesn't mean you can't be an armchair athlete and still enjoy the sights and sounds and flavors of one of the world's most spectacular cities! Just checkout our books and DVDs and you'll be feeling like a Carioca in no time at…
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Planning the Perfect Road Trip

It might be late in the game, but I'm still trying to figure out what to do with my Summer vacation. My family and I have done the stay-cation thing, the flight-to-a-destination thing, the camping-cabin thing, but we've never really conquered a road-trip thing; the type of road trip that movies are made of …
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