Author Archives: Rachel


Italy is beautiful, full of culture and good food, but it is also a colorful place with plenty opportunities for culture shock experiences. Read some of our favorite entries about Italy from our Culture Shock Contest.

UggBoy♥UggGirlSt. Patrick's Day 2011 Parade : A Spectator View : SERIES : LOOK INSIDE ] Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Americans commercialize this holy day with green-tinted Guinness, “Kiss me I’m Irish” buttons and parades a-plenty. In Ireland, traditions abound without the corny green beer. Read about the top 10 reasons why it is better to celebrate in Ireland and how to travel from Britain by ferry.


Learn about the exciting happenings in the Swedish cuisine that no longer deserves its “tasteless porridge” reputation. Let’s have a taste of a cuisine that’s not just fishy, but a way of life for ages.