How to Get the Most Out of Your Arts Festival Experience

There’s not a cloud in the sky and you’re strolling down a walkway lined with tents. Each tent is filled with different items: watercolors standing out against the tent’s canvas, blown glass glinting in the sunlight, and even colorful sculptures made of everyday objects. Meanwhile, you’re relishing a delicious jalapeno and cheese pretzel, just taking it all in. Sounds great right? Arts festivals are a wonderful chance to get out and ...

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How to Be A Tourist in Your Own City

  Usually, tourists are very easy to spot out. You see them with a camera, taking all kinds of pictures while visiting all the “touristy” locations in your city. When spotted, a native will usually just roll their eyes and chuckle to themselves a little bit and keep going with their day. It can be a lot of fun, and even life-affirming, to travel to new places. But what about traversing your ...

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Camping Recipes

Creative Camping Cuisine

Surveying the average campsite, you’ll see the typical supplies to make a meal: graham crackers, marshmallows, hot dogs, and mountain pie makers. But there’s more to camp food than the rustle of a chocolate bar wrapper and the clang of hot dog sticks! Getting a good cooking fire going and serving up new recipes is a great way to breathe new life into your family’s camping trip. Before you reach beyond ...

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Firework Displays

6 Must-See Fourth of July Firework Displays Across the United States

Fireworks have been an integral part of celebrating the Fourth of July since 1777. For the past 240 years, these dazzling explosions have lit up the sky in remembrance of the date the Declaration of Independence was signed. Every year, pyrotechnic technology has increased, making firework displays continually brighter (and louder) than the year before. This year is going to be a big year for fireworks, so why not treat your ...

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Why Brazilian Food is Perfect for an Olympic-Sized Appetite

The Olympics have a long standing tradition of bringing the world together and 2016 will be no different. Rio de Janeiro will be hosting the Olympic Games this summer and this location has much more to offer than just sporting events…it has delicious food as well. Brazilian cuisine has a combination of ethnicities whose stories make up Brazil’s rich history. This cooking style carries influence from native Indians and Portuguese conquerors ...

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