Drive along California's Highway 1, and you're bound to see a colony of California seal lions scooting, barking, and piling on top of each other. These pinnipeds occupy the prime rocky coastal real estate that spans from Vancouver, Canada to the tip of ...

 

See Them Play: Calfornia’s Namesake Sea Lions and more...



See Them Play: Calfornia’s Namesake Sea Lions

Drive along California’s Highway 1, and you’re bound to see a colony of California seal lions scooting, barking, and piling on top of each other. These pinnipeds occupy the prime rocky coastal real estate that spans from Vancouver, Canada to the tip of Southern Baja California, Mexico. One of the first thing you’ll notice about the California sea lion is no doubt their curiosity...

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9 Things To Do on Your First Trip to New York City

A friend of mine is heading out on her first trip to New York City, and she’s feeling quite overwhelmed by all of the different things to see and do. “How can I manage all of this?!” she asks. The answer is that you can’t, which is why there is never just ONE trip to the Big Apple. You simply must return several times. If you plan on making return trips, it won’t...

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Inspiration, Travel, and Stories

It is a time for making plans, for making resolutions, for setting goals — and for seeking inspiration for doing all those things. As you are doing that, we are here to help out with stories of places you want to return to, places you have not yet been, and ways to enjoy travel even if this is a season that finds you staying close to home base. Enjoy these stories for travel inspiration: If...

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Discovering Kochi’s Jew Town

The city of Kochi breathes in and exhales culture and diversity. Take a walk around the old town and you’ll spot elements from the city’s cosmopolitan past whether it’s the Chinese fishing nets that dot the waterfront, or the colonial architecture left behind by the British, Portuguese, or the Dutch. However, if you wander around the old neighborhood of Mattancherry you will...

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If You can Read This, Thank Gutenberg

In the mid 1400s, Johannes Gutenberg invented a specific type of printing press that would play a major role in the world’s trajectory. Without the printing press, mass messages regarding religion, philosophy, politics, and history would struggle to make it beyond the elite. Before the advjent of the printing press, books were written by hand and then copied meticulously by scribes. A...

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