Lonely Planet: Top 500 Global Destinations

I was bored recently so I googled "list of global landmarks" to see how many I have been to and since I think someone else in the universe may not care like I do, here's a list of the places from the list I have been to (if you want to full list/quiz CLICK HERE). [...]

Student Series! Rummaging through the Pile

While teaching in northern Italy a few years ago I researched the UNESCO Sites around me and Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps was one I did not get to go to. Funny enough one of my Humanities students this past year researched it for their blog project this past year so I can travel vicariously! JMF [...]

Catholic Culture: Pre-Lenten Celebrations

It's Fat Tuesday! The big, last hurrah before the long season of Lent. Many Catholic cultures around the world have interesting (and rowdy) ways to celebrate. Here are ten pre-lenten celebrations worth traveling to: Mardi Gras, New Orleans No Fat Tuesday post would be complete without America's most famous party: Mardi Gras. The pre-lenten season [...]