Elkfest

Destinations, Events

Elkfest Celebrates Its 47th Year in Jacksonville, WY

No Comments 25 February 2015

Elkfest is a different kind of festival held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the weekend before Memorial Day. It centers around the Boy Scouts of America’s Annual Elk antler Auction. That’s right, it’s all about elk antlers. Each year the elk shed their antlers, and the Boy Scouts go out and hunt for and collect them […]

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Butterfly

Destinations, Events, Kids

Spring Butterfly Exhibit Returns to Desert Botanical Garden

No Comments 24 February 2015

The March the Spring Butterfly Exhibit returns to the Desert Botanical Garden’s Butterfly Pavilion in Phoenix. It runs from March 7 through May 12, 2015. This year marks the 12th¬†anniversary for this popular event where visitors can expect to witness hundreds of butterflies in the spacious 36-by-80 foot flight enclosed garden each day from 9:30 […]

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Boryeong Mud Festival

Destinations, Events

Get Down and Dirty at Boryeong Mud Festival

No Comments 19 February 2015

The Boryeong Mud Festival is an annual event that takes place in a the small town of Boryeong, South Korea. This week-long event is held each July and is growing in popularity. It’s not only an opportunity to play in the mud that is said to have therapeutic properties, it is also held at Daecheon […]

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Waipio Valley

Destinations, Events

Hiking Hawaii’s Waipi’o Valley

No Comments 18 February 2015

Hawaii’s stunning landscape offers challenging trails with views of mountains, waterfalls, beaches, and more. Waipi’o Valley means Valley of the Kings and is the southernmost and biggest of the seven windward valleys of Kohala Mountain. It’s not only a place of extraordinary beauty; it is also rich in historical significance. The valley cuts deeply into […]

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Beachbot

Events

Disney Beachbot Creates Pictures in the Sand

No Comments 16 February 2015

Beach art created in the sand is fun, creative, and entertaining. Disney is creating a little robot that can draw in the sand while you watch. Disney’s Beachbot is in the final stages of development, and while it isn’t ready commercially yet, the prototype has proven it can draw quality characters in the sand. The […]

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Feast Fotino

Destinations, Events, Restaurants

Foodie Tours of the Pacific Northwest

No Comments 09 February 2015

Americans love to eat and culinary tours and food festivals have become¬†popular events around which to plan vacations. For those traveling to the Pacific Northwest, there are several opportunities for you to choose from in Seattle. Savour Seattle Savour Seattle is a company that introduces Seattle’s food landscape with a number of tours that let […]

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Skyscraper Roller Coaster

Destinations, Events

World’s Tallest Roller Coaster Coming to Orlando

No Comments 28 January 2015

For those who travel the world looking for an unforgettable roller coaster experience, Orlando will be the destination to target in 2017. Developers David and Joshua Wallack are ready to construct a 570-foot vertical coaster which will enjoy the distinction of “tallest in the world.” It will be located on 12 acres and built around […]

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Colorado Balloon Classic

Destinations, Events

Balloon Classic Take 2 in Colorado Springs this Labor Day

No Comments 27 January 2015

Back in August, the organization responsible for putting on Colorado’s Labor Day Balloon Classic announced they would no longer be holding the event which dated back to the 1970s. After a rich 38-year-long tradition that brought people to the area, this was not good news for Colorado Springs residents and merchants, but the community has […]

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Adelaide

Destinations, Events

South Australia’s Answer to the Winter Blues: Adelaide

1 Comment 07 January 2015

South Australia offers plenty to do year round, but in the Land Down Under seasons are the opposite of those here in the Northern Hemisphere. This is why South Australia’s Adelaide offers a prefect respite for those ready to escape the long winters and chilly spring weather of North America. In Australia, March is the […]

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Mauna Kea Hotel

Destinations, Events, Hotels

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Celebrates 50th Anniversary in 2015

No Comments 30 December 2014

As the first resort built along Hawaii’s Kohala Coast back in 1965, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel has welcomed generations of guests. At that time, Laurance S. Rockerfeller knew it was a great beach and envisioned an exclusive and expensive resort along the shore that offered golf and exceptional dining. Today, after a $150 million repair […]

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