North America

The 'Fixer Upper' Silos are quickly becoming the Times Square of Waco

It's safe to say “Fixer Upper” couple Chip and Joanna Gaines have taken over Waco. With their expanding home renovation and design business, bed and breakfast rentals, and newly announced restaurant opening, the Gaineses have made their mark in Texas.<p>But no other venture has turned Waco into the …

Travel

These Are the Best Running Trails (You'll Forget You're Even Exercising)

We know we <i>should</i> find time to exercise every week, if not every day, but when you're in a gym rut, it can be tough to muster the willpower. After …

New Orleans

A Visit to the Saint Louis No.1 Cemetery in New Orleans | LOST NOT FOUND

New Orleans is a city famous for many things, its music, the drinking, the overall vibe of the city that is unique to NOLA its self. But another …

Paris

B&R Inside Guide to Northern Idaho's Lake District

Discover Northern Idaho's Impossibly Scenic Lake District<p>Before leaving home for my week-long tour of Idaho‘s Lake District, I polled a few of my …

How to improve NAFTA

IN 1994 America’s economy was barely three years into its longest post-war expansion. Oil production fell to its lowest level for 40 years. Shares in …

Economics

In Lexington for the eclipse? Here’s a list of planned events

It’s not every day you get to witness the eclipse of the sun. So you don’t miss your chance we gathered a list of Monday events in Lexington and …

Lexington

Gettysburg National Park reveals future of its Confederate statues

Despite the decision made by many cities and states across the country to remove Confederate monuments in the wake of last weekend’s white supremacist terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, one national park said it will not remove any Civil War memorials.<p>The Hanover Evening Sun in Hanover, …

Conservative View

The Best Free Things to Do in Houston

Though it’s the most populous city in Texas, Houston often gets overlooked for its smaller and <i>weirder</i> sister, Austin. But take a visit to Bayou City …

7 Day Tours from Manila Under P1000

Traveling is arguably one of the most preferred methods in relieving stress; the desire to step out of our busy work schedules and go on a short trip …

Asia Travel

Road Trip Day 13: Soaking in Stunning Views at Humpback Rocks

Today was a day that I had been looking forward to all trip.<p>As I mentioned before I have family who used to live in the Charlottesville area and I …

Road Trips

12 ways to enjoy the water this summer in Chicago

With a beautiful lake, multiple beaches and a semi-green river (yearlong St. Paddy’s day, anyone?), there are many ways to cool off, get out on the water and have fun this season. Try one activity or try them all—just don’t forget sunscreen!<p><b>Rent a</b> <b>boat</b><p>We know this one seems obvious, but renting a …

On The Water

Mid-Summer Mardi Gras reminds us of why we love New Orleans | NOLA.com

The thing about Mid-Summer Mardi Gras is that it's not in mid-summer.<p>Which is good, because the purpose of Mid-Summer Mardi Gras is not to, in fact, …

Festivals

Two new North County sports attractions open next week

Two North County attractions opening this month will join the growing list of places where adventurous people can go to bounce, leap, hang, climb or …

San Diego

City Slickin' In Chicago: SUP and Foil on Lake Michigan

Not every city is lucky enough to have have great surf at its doorstep. But with a decent speed boat and a SUP or foil board on a nearby lake, city …

Lake Michigan

'Austin City Limits' To Live Stream Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires Performances

On Monday, August 21, Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires will appear at ACL Live At The Moody Theater to record an episode of <i>Austin City Limits</i>. If you …

Festivals

Hikes and hops: The best hiking trail and brewery pairs in Illinois

Nothing pairs better with the sounds and smells of nature than a cold beer—or room temperature brew, depending on the recommendations of the brewery at hand.<p>We picked out the best hiking paths in Illinois and paired them with a brewery close by to motivate you to get to the end of the trail. Grab …

Beer

Grazing Arizona: a food and drink tour

The Grand Canyon might be Arizona’s hotspot, but its food and drink scene sizzles. Tucson, America’s first Unesco ‘world city of gastronomy,’ lives up to the hype, and the melding of Mexican, Native American and Sonoran Desert influences on menus around the state make for an enticing foodie road …

Lonely Planet

Where to Eat and Drink in Jersey Shore’s Asbury Park

The Jersey Shore may knock old-school Italian and boardwalk fare out of the park, but it isn’t exactly known for innovative cooking. But head to <b>Asbury Park</b> — known as a blue collar, run-down boardwalk town that gave Bruce Springsteen his start — and today the restaurant scene is positively …

Restaurants

The ultimate guide to the jaw-dropping waterfalls of Havasu Creek

One of the internet’s most bucket-listed places is, without question, Havasu Falls and its only slightly lesser-known neighbor Mooney Falls. The …

Road Trips

A Local's Guide to Chicago's Magnificent Mile and Streeterville Neighborhoods

When you research a trip to Chicago, the Magnificent Mile and Streeterville neighborhoods may pop up as some of the more tourist-saturated areas in …

Travel

Six CFL stadiums proposed in North America's World Cup bid

If the World Cup ends up coming to North America in 2026, you could see a lot of the Canadian action happen at CFL fields.<p>On Tuesday, the United Bid …

FIFA

World Cup 2026 bid to consider 49 sites across North America

The committee has reached out to 44 cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico that could be included in a bid that will be sent to FIFA<p>The 2026 World Cup committee started its outreach for cities to declare their interest in hosting the world's largest soccer competition.<p>Forty-nine …

FIFA

How Much it Costs To Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is best."<p>Day 1: Touch down in Chicago<p>For your first day of the trip, fly into one of Chicago’s …

Road Trips

Gettysburg park officials: Confederate monuments here to stay

HANOVER, Pa. — Despite national discourse on the appropriateness of Confederate monuments, the ones in Gettysburg are not going anywhere, according to park officials.<p>The movement to take down monuments honoring figures from the Confederacy came to a boil on Saturday when three people died in …

History

Herbalife: The Frantic Effort to Fill the U.S. Recruitment Gap

Herbalife's is misleading investors, insisting the poor Q2 in North America is due to "learning new tools and procedures".<p>The real problem in the US …

Business

5 Dog Friendly Trails in America For Your Next Hiking Adventure

The United States is full of stunning and spectacular hiking trails, perfect for any summer traveler. From the Pacific Crest Trail in California to …

Lifestyle

Why There’s a ‘Jersey Shore’ in the Middle of Pennsylvania

Hundreds of miles from the ocean, this Jersey Shore maintains a far quieter existence.<p>The MTV reality show <i>Jersey Shore</i> solidified an image of the …

Culture

Exploring British Columbia's Totem Poles and the Best Places to Find Them!

4 World Class Festivals in Jacksonville Florida<p>The Best Places for Adventure in America’s Midwest<p>A Visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park: …

Canada

9 pet-friendly hikes and walking trails in South Africa

Furry friends make the best outdoor companions. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of pet-friendly hikes in South Africa. So get out those walking shoes …

South Africa

Things to do in Mauritius with kids: Visit to La Vanille Nature Park

We are back from our amazing European holidays (I have started to write about our time in Denmark) and we still had a good week before the kids …